22nd February 2019

BMW, Daimler Invest Over €1BN in Mobility JVs

BMW and Daimler are investing over €1BN in combining their mobility services. The automakers have announced “up to 1,000 new jobs” will be created by the merged services, with...


21st February 2019

BMW Makes Electric Push

BMW is severely ramping up its electrified vehicle production. The automaker said its main production plant in Dingolfing, southern Germany will begin making its first full EV, the iNEXT,...


1st February 2019

BMW 7-Series PHEVs Revealed

Two new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain models for BMW’s flag-ship 7-Series have been revealed claiming a 36-mile all-electric range. Both the of two model variants, the BMW 745e and...


14th January 2019

Weekly Brief: Voice Assistants Were CES’ Stars, AVs its Punchline

Autonomous vehicles were out in force in Las Vegas last week for the Consumer Electronics Show. Showgoers who opened the Lyft app got a message asking if they wanted...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


11th January 2019

BMW & Alibaba Partner to Bring Tmall Genie to Select Vehicles

Alibaba's Voice activated assistant Tmall Genie will allow BMW drivers to explore a variety of infotainment and shopping options while on the road.


9th January 2019

Standardized Neural Networks Could Help Machine Learning

The ever increasing volume of data captured by technology continues to transform the nature and direction of business activities across the globe and the automotive sector is no different....

By Andrew Williams


7th January 2019

Weekly Brief: This is the Moment of Truth for EVs in America

Remember last year when Tesla, General Motors and Nissan partnered up to lobby for an extension on the $7,500 federal tax credit for new EV purchases? It didn’t work,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

2nd January 2019

BMW Demoing Autonomous Connected ZEV

BMW is offering “virtual drives” of the Vision iNEXT, its new autonomous, connected, zero-emissions vehicle, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019. The car will also feature the automaker’s...


2nd January 2019

Luxury Will Carve Out Niche in Future Mobility

When cars drive themselves, anyone and everyone could have access to a robotic chauffeur. This will turn all human drivers into passengers, allowing them to use their commute to...

By Louis Bedigian


21st December 2018

BMW-Daimler Mobility JVs Approved by US Regulators

BMW and Daimler’s mobility joint ventures have been approved by US antitrust regulators, following their conditional approval by the European Commission’s competition authorities. The ventures are in the “car-sharing,...


19th December 2018

Porsche Launches Ultra-Rapid Charging Station Prototype

Porsche has presented a prototype ultra-fast electric vehicle charging station it claims can provide 450kW of power. The automaker says its test vehicle, which claims a net battery capacity...


11th December 2018

EU Gears Up For Billion Dollar Climate Fine For VW

Most carmakers are still sailing a course into swingeing punitive fines by the European Union for missing their CO₂ emissions targets with Volkswagen topping the list. That’s the assessment...