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....


26th August 2019

Weekly Brief: US-China Trade War Means Expensive American Cars

The escalating trade war between the United States and China put automakers on edge last week and posed a threat to some key technologies that are fueling the connected...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


23rd July 2019

Reasons Behind Israel’s Rise in Auto Tech

Israel is a small country, its few attempts at car manufacturing ended badly and much of its real estate is desert. It’s really the last place where a thriving...

By Eric Volkman


8th July 2019

Weekly Brief: More Mega Partnerships Pump Up Auto Tech

The longer the road one has to travel, the nicer it is to have some company. This is true for human beings and for businesses as well, especially those...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


25th June 2019

BMW’s Sneak Peek at Driverless Strategy

BMW has proffered its own vision of a driverless future albeit one that envisages its customers will, at times, always want to take the controls. Its BMW Vision M...


20th June 2019

More Power, Better Efficiency From BMW’s V8

Enhanced V8 power will blast the range-topping new giant BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé to 62mph from standstill in under 4 seconds. Engine updates claim improved power delivery and...