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BMW’s potential EV program revival to be decided as Oliver Zipse nears new CEO post

BMW's electric car initiative is at a crossroads. After mostly being shelved by outgoing CEO Harald Krüger during his years…

BMW’s next CEO could revive an electric car initiative amid assault from EVs like Tesla

BMW CEO Harald Krueger is leaving his post as the German automaker's chief executive. In an update on Friday, the…

BMW CEO reportedly risks replacement amid poor sales, weak EV strategy, and the rise of Tesla’s Model 3

BMW CEO Harald Krüger has always preferred to work in the background. Content to leave the stage for others, Krüger…

Tesla (TSLA) completes $2.7B funding round as BMW pledges more EV competition

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced on Wednesday that it had closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes. The electric…

BMW exec commits to diesel, says electro-mobility discussions are “a little bit irrational”

In a rather surprising announcement, BMW AG board member Klaus Froehlich noted the German automaker is looking to keep diesel-powered…

Heavy rains at CES 2018 highlights self-driving technology limitations

At the Consumer Electronics Show annual showcase of technology in Las Vegas this year, something important was inadvertently highlighted. Inclement…

Pressures mount for BMW as Tesla continues to lead US large luxury car market

It’s a little early to predict that Tesla will drive the giant global automakers, one by one, into bankruptcy. However,…

Tesla designs their electric vehicles from the ground up; BMW – not so much

One distinct competitive advantage often considered for Tesla is the company's complete commitment to an electric vehicle future. Their cars don't sacrifice anything in the design…

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sways Daimler to invest $11B in EV development

Daimler AG, parent company to Mercedes-Benz, has responded to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's tweet that the company was "off by a…

BMW reveals a beefier and sportier 2018 i3s EV to rival Tesla’s Model 3

BMW has introduced a sportier version of its popular i3 compact sedan dubbed the i3s. The new, sleeker, performance-focused i3 features…

BMW reportedly takes aim at Tesla Model 3 with all-electric 3-Series sedan

With Tesla’s pre-sales for its Model 3 expected to be close to 400,000 units, it should come as no surprise that…

Tesla beats out BMW in German award for “Best Future Mobility Brand”

Germany has a well established track record of leading the charge towards renewables with the full court press of the…

BMW shows off autonomous technology at CES

BMW brought a one-two technology punch to CES 2017. First up was a sculpture showing what the German company envisions…

German auto industry wary of EV innovations inspired by Tesla

More than 300 high-ranking representatives of the German automotive industry gathered in Berlin recently to hear the President of the German Association…

BMW CFO downbeat about electric cars and their ability to generate profit

BMW chief financial officer Friedrich Eichiner was downbeat about electric cars when he spoke to reporters in Lisbon last week.…

BMW to launch 40 self-driving city cars in prep. for ride sharing service

BMW is the latest car company to jump into the race to build an autonomous ride sharing service. The Bavarian…

Tesla tops BMW, Mercedes and Ferrari in brand experience

According to a new study conducted by leading experience consultancy Group XP, Tesla tops the list of automakers as the brand with the…

BMW ad campaign mocks wait time for Tesla Model 3

Two new ads from BMW mock the waiting period that Tesla Model 3 reservation holders have to endure before their…

Tesla is Outselling BMW 7 Series and Audi A8 in Europe

The Tesla Model S is outselling BMW 7 Series and Audi A8 sedans so far in 2015 and closing in…

LAPD adds Tesla Model S and BMW i3 to fleet

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti made the announcement today that the city will be leasing 160 pure battery electric vehicles and 128…