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Manufacturers make (April) Fools of all of us

April 1st is a traditional date for pranks in the UK and, as usual, the automotive industry showed its sense of humour.

Tags: BMW, Europe, hybrids, OEM Equipment

9th May, 2017        

Automakers will pay the price for missing 2020 Euro emission targets

A Frost & Sullivan highlights the cost benefits of hitting the tough Euro emissions targets after analysing nine OEMs for potential compliance.

Tags: BMW, CO2 emissions, Daimler, Europe, Nissan, OEM Equipment, Renault, Toyota

4th April, 2016        

Luxury carmakers adjust to China slowdown

Carmakers are adapting to waning sales by focusing on their most successful lines

Tags: BMW, China, China OEM Equipment, OEM Equipment, Porsche

27th September, 2015        

Western brands invest heavily in digital to capture Chinese market

Johnson & Johnson and BMW are putting more resources online as consumer preferences shift

Tags: BMW, China, China Internet Marketing, e-commerce, Internet marketing

24th August, 2015        

Lasers could be answer to carbon coating

New use of laser technology my have solved the issue of carbon-coating engine components on an industrial scale and save billions of litres of fuel.

Tags: BMW, Europe, Lubes tech

6th July, 2015        

Auto sales slow in China

Amid an economic slowdown new vehicles sales continue to decline

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, China OEM Equipment, OEM Equipment

25th May, 2015        

The automotive industry's first two-speed eAxle

The automotive industry's first two-speed eAxle will help to downsize eMotors and reduce weight and cost.

Tags: BMW, drivetrains, electric vehicles, Europe, OEM Equipment

10th November, 2014        

Baidu and BMW to collaborate on automated car project

The luxury carmaker and Chinese online giant have already started trials in Beijing and Shanghai

Tags: BMW, China, China OEM Equipment, Europe, Google, OEM Equipment

26th October, 2014        

Weibo takes 60,000 car orders in 2 weeks

The Chinese microblogging service drew in more than $1.5bn of orders during the promotional period

Tags: BMW, China, China Internet Marketing, Internet marketing, social media

21st September, 2014        

Automakers under pressure in anti-trust probe

Foreign carmakers are coming under fire for their Chinese pricing strategies

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, China OEM Equipment, Europe, Japan, OEM Equipment, Toyota, Volkswagen

20th August, 2014        

Carmakers eye up EV market in China

Foreign and domestic companies are ramping up investment in EVs after government drives

Tags: BMW, China, China OEM Equipment, electric vehicles, Nissan, OEM Equipment, Toyota

21st May, 2014        

Indian company to assemble BMW engines

Force Motors will assemble BMW engines in its new factory in Tamil Nadu.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, Europe, India, OEM and automotive

13th May, 2014        

Beijing auto show a hit

118 new models were exhibited at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, China OEM Equipment, Chrysler, General Motors, OEM Equipment, Toyota, Volkswagen

28th April, 2014        

The Ultimate Destruction Experience

A BMW owner is so disgruntled with a lack of response to his car's mechanical problems he decides to take his frustrations out on the car itself.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, BMW, Europe

12th November, 2013        

Auto brands battle for China dominance

GM, Toyota, BMW and VW amongst the leaders fighting for share of Chinese market

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Europe, GM, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Toyota, Volkswagen

28th July, 2013        

China car sales grow 20% in first 2 months

SUVs and MPVs drive China car sales at start of 2013

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, GM, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

22nd March, 2013        

Headlight tech dimmed by US legislators

The latest LED and laser car headlight technology is shining a light on US legislation shortcomings

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, Environment and Regulatory watch, Europe, North America

26th February, 2013        

China world’s largest automarket in 2012

China overtakes Europe as it tops the passenger vehicle sales table

Tags: BMW, China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

23rd January, 2013        

BMW hits 1m sales as others boom in China

German automakers' sales reach new milestone with forecasts for similar figures over the next three years.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive

24th December, 2012        

ePatrol 2025

LA Autoshow design competition

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, BMW, Holly, North America

7th December, 2012        

Competitor sales rise as Japanese auto sales plummet in China

Demonstrations and national tension has caused problems for Japanese car makers in China as their competitors take advantage.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Japan, Nissan, OEM and automotive, Toyota

19th October, 2012        

BMW recalls on oil defect;Toyota on window issue

BMW stops deliveries of 2013 modes in M5 and M6 performance range after an oil pump issue. Toyota to recall millions of cars globally for window switch problem

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, Environment and Regulatory watch, Europe, North America, Toyota

9th October, 2012        

Paralympics a London triumph

The largest Paralympic Games ever held delivers triumph of impaired elite sport and inspires a generation.

Tags: And finally, BMW, BP, Europe

12th September, 2012        

BMW to unveil new car brand

A Chinese-specific brand is set for launch by German automaker, BMW

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Europe, innovation, OEM and automotive

24th August, 2012        

BP biofuels rise to Olympic-sized challenge

BP provides a range of biofuels, including the highest-ever octane for the London 2012 Olympics.

Tags: bio fuels, BMW, BP, Castrol, Europe, innovation

14th August, 2012        

Toyota and BMW tie green knots tighter

The two car manufacturers extend their collaborative to include fuel cell development and sports car design.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, CO2 emissions, innovation, Toyota

10th July, 2012        

Beauty and the Beemer

Chinese become hopelessly romantic over luxury cars.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, China and finally, Europe

25th June, 2012        

Foreign carmakers fuel Chinese auto stockpile

Auto manufacturing expansion continues as China sales slow

Tags: BMW, China, GM, innovation, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

25th June, 2012        

TNK-BP venture close to disintegration

Rosneft could be in the market to buy BP's share of troubled Russian joint venture

Tags: BMW, Corporate News, Europe, Rosneft, Russia

11th June, 2012        

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