BMW awards Magna its largest ever transmissions order
Multi-year deal covers all front-wheel drive, dual-clutch, hybrid variants.
BMW profits drop on higher costs, spending for new tech
Automaker spent US$1.5 billion on research and development in the quarter.
BMW wins skirmish in $175M claim against Autoport over stored cars
Automaker says BMW and MINI models stored by Autoport in Halifax were unduly exposed to ice, water and salt.
BMW to recall 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk
In some diesel vehicles coolant could leak from the exhaust gas recirculation module.
EU probes BMW, Daimler, VW over emission systems
Received information the automakers held meetings to discuss clean technologies aimed at limiting car exhaust emissions.
BMW to make electric MINIs in China
The German automaker has formed a JV with Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motor.
European exporters shift trade to avoid higher US tariffs
One European business advocate says companies are “scrambling to readjust supply chains'” so US-bound goods don’t pass through China.
Magna joins BMW, Intel to develop autonomous vehicle tech by 2021
Technology to be flexible, adoptable for integration by multiple automakers.
Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel autonomous vehicle partnership
FCA also has a partnership to provide vehicles and install technology developed by Google’s autonomous car unit, Waymo.
BMW to build electric Mini in England despite looming Brexit
Company said it has neither sought nor received assurances it would not be hit with border taxes when it ships parts to Britain.
German automakers’ shares fall on diesel emissions concerns
Newsmagazine report claims the automakers have colluded for years over diesel technology.
BMW invests $600M in South Carolina plant
Expansion will create about 1,000 jobs over the next four years.
BMW’s iVentures invests $15M in the “Uber” of manufacturing
Xometry’s machine learning-based software platform provides on-demand manufacturing services.
Magna to produce BMW 5-series plug-in hybrid
Manufacturing will be based out of the auto parts giant’s Austrian plant, which has been producing BMW vehicles for 15 years.
Toyota, 3 other automakers settle Takata air bags suit
Settlement compensates owners for things like lost wages or child care while they were taking their vehicle in for the recall repair.