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Tag: BMW

German or Japanese? The battle of the crossover

Branding and the ownership experience keep the premium brands ahead and the Japanese brands will continue to better their products to catch up.

Last call for BMW Shorties 2019 with the theme ‘Uncharted’

Back for the 13th time, BMW Shorties is accepting entries for short films until Oct 11, 2019 with an RM80,000 grand prize awaiting the talented winner.

BMW beats Mercedes by just 34 cars in US sales race

The 3 Series sedan is up 19% and the X5 SUV more than doubled in sales.

BMW’s new boss aims to reignite spark that eluded his predecessor

Oliver Zipse takes over at a perilous time for BMW and the car industry.

Mini still turning heads after 60 years

John Cooper Works later collaborated with the company to create the Mini Cooper S

Nissan, BMW in talks to pull South Africa into electric car...

Among the goals is persuading lawmakers to reduce or drop a 23% import tariff on electric vehicles to help ramp up nascent domestic sales.

BMW pushes new models, cuts cost to beat Mercedes-Benz

Krueger says BMW sales were ahead of Mercedes in June, thus its approach to cut cost and invent new models are coming to fruition. 

Automakers reach emissions deal with California, in rebuff to Trump

The deal was negotiated in secret and envisages reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 3.7% each year from 2022 through 2026.

Tencent, BMW team up to develop self-driving cars in China

The Chinese government has targeted large-scale adoption of early-stage autonomous vehicles to begin next year.

BMW names new boss as it looks to speed up electric...

One of the main tasks facing the new boss will be shifting gears to an electric future ahead of tougher anti-pollution measures gradually coming into the EU.

Latest BMW 330i put through its paces

At RM328,000 the new BMW 330i competes with the Mercedes-Benz C300 and the Audi A5 Sportback Quattro.

BMW boss Krueger to step down in 2020

The Supervisory Board will discuss BMW's future CEO as Harald Krueger steps down.

Qualcomm, BMW triumph in EU fight over connected car rules

The victory for car and mobile companies in Europe will pave the way for 5G wireless networks to be installed into future connected cars.

BMW’s Lucy prototype is an electric 5 Series that produces 720...

With all motors generating their maximum power, the car can produce up to 720 horsepower.

BMW iNext EV teased with massive dash-wide screen

The unit will serve as the instrument panel, control display, and infotainment system all in one.

BMW’s biggest dealers to open Volvo showrooms this year

Volvo Cars sales in Malaysia have never been better with demand in the past 12 months being more than just impressive.

Painter transforms BMW i8 into artistic experiment

The artist refers to his work as an automobile sculpture and artistic experiment in form and colour.

BMW CEO’s future in doubt as tensions erupt on tackling shift

Questions are surfacing within BMW's supervisory board members as to whether Harald Krueger should remain as Chief Executive Officer for the next term.

BMW CEO defends record after first automaking loss in decade

For the second half the year, BMW expects business to improve due to the launch of revamped and new car models.

Free 1-year extra warranty on new BMW and Mini Malaysia vehicles

The additional free one-year warranty for service and repair apply to new vehicles purchased from today until June 30.

BMW profit slumps on weaker markets, US$1.6 billion provision

Excluding the provision, earnings at the carmaker’s main unit fell by 42% to 1.1 billion euros.

Geely ‘no’, BMW ‘yes’ to electric vehicles in Malaysia but why?

This question deserves an answer especially since our PM wants a national car programme that is fully electric.

BMW to recall 360,000 China cars over Takata airbags

The BMW announcement came as global carmakers were gathered for the Shanghai Auto Show amid a rare sales slump.

BMW i3 car-sharing service launched in Warsaw

The new Innogy go! car-sharing service will help Warsaw reduce the number of private cars on the road and reduce traffic emissions.