14th January 2020

Top Automakers Facing $16Bn in Climate Fines

Up to 13 carmakers brands are facing a total of $16Bn in fines for missing European CO₂ targets. That’s the assessment of industry analyst PA Consulting whose annual forecast...


13th January 2020

Shared Mobility Suffers Another Shock as Lime Retreats

Shared mobility took another battering with news that e-scooter company, Lime, is backing away from providing a service in 12 cities making 100 staff redundant. It follows on from...


8th January 2020

BMW Gaze Tracker to Entertain Bored Passengers

Looking out of the passenger window on a long dull drive could become a world of information and entertainment with BMW’s gaze-tracking technology. The system is the headline feature...


23rd December 2019

Weekly Brief: Goodbye to a Decade Unlike Any Other

Talk about a decade to remember. As 2019 draws to a close, it concludes one of the most transformative 10 years in the history of the automotive industry. It...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


19th December 2019

BMW and Daimler Dump Mobility Projects

Yet another Silicon Valley illusion has gone pop with BMW and Daimler announcing they are dumping their mobility services in the US, Canada and the UK. The German automakers...


11th December 2019

Rev Hungry V8 Powers BMW M8 Competition Models

BMW’s tuning shop, BMW M, has made its first luxury sports model in the shape of the new BMW M8 Competition Coupé and Convertible. Both boast a high-revving 620bhp...


28th November 2019

Chery Announces Powertrain Charge With New Engines

Chinese automaker Chery has announced three new ICE-employing powertrains are on its drawing boards while unveiling its latest SUV concept. Its Chery Tiggo 7 was unveiled at the 17th...


25th October 2019

How Automakers Hope to Grow Revenue As Ownership Slides

The numbers of city dwellers are growing globally. As such, the next generation of consumers are looking to alternatives to car ownership forcing automakers to explore various mobility as...


4th October 2019

BMW Adds PHEV to Popular 3 Series Tourer

BMW has announced a PHEV version of its popular 3 Series estate will join the line-up by summer 2020. The BMW 330e Touring hopes to build on the 3...


26th September 2019

BMW in Push For Voice Assistant Standard

BMW is part of push to bring standards for multi-platform voice assistants across industry and devices. The carmaker is part of an initiative by leading technology companies announcing the...


16th September 2019

Weekly Brief: EV Leg-Up in Europe But US Gives Gig Working a Kicking

The demand for electric vehicles may be iffy and the environmental benefits may be questionable. However, one thing is certain – the e-mobility revolution is happening, ready or not....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


10th September 2019

BMW Aiming at 2025 Availability for Hydrogen Fuel Cell

BMW says it will offer hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to customers from 2025 ‘at the earliest’, although this depends on specific timing and market conditions, the German automaker says....