11th September 2023

BMW Bets UK Will Avoid ‘Rules of Origin’ Trade Penalty

BMW is betting on Germany’s support of the UK government’s attempt to gain low tariff access to European markets will be successful as it commits to $750M investment in...


10th August 2023

Britishness Struggle for Mini Countryman in Scottish Highlands

In a bid to excite anticipation for the arrival of the third generation Mini Countryman All4 BEV, the automaker is conducting final shakedown trials in the glorious Scottish Highlands....


26th April 2021

Fords Worst for Green House Gas in Europe, Study Claims

Ford has been named and shamed as Europe’s highest mass market producer of green houses gases per car sold in the market last year. That’s the claim of a...


3rd December 2020

Mini Mulls Electrified John Cooper Works Model

Mini is exploring an electrified powertrain for its racing heritage model, the John Cooper Works. It’s not saying that it will be a full BEV because the automaker put...


15th October 2020

BMW Kicks Off Second-Life Battery Project in UK

BMW has joined the push to commercialize its BEV’s batteries with a second-life project in the UK. Naturally, the move to find a second-life for depleted lithium-ion batteries pioneered...


29th July 2019

Vauxhall’s EV Future Outside UK Post Brexit

Vauxhall’s electrification strategy is hanging in the balance now that its parent company questions the viability of maintaining a UK production base in a hard Brexit. The Financial Times...


15th May 2019

Most Powerful Road-Going Minis Launched

Mini has launched its most powerful road-going engine for John Cooper Works versions of its Clubman and SUV Countryman. Both will have a 301bhp four-cylinder turbo gasoline engine up...


BMW Car-Sharing Subsidiary Increases London Presence
6th November 2018

BMW Car-Sharing Subsidiary Increases London Presence

BMW’s car-sharing service, DriveNow, is boosting its presence in London. In addition to the four boroughs of the UK capital in which it currently operates, the service will now...


19th October 2018

First Commercial ‘Victim’ of UK EV Grant Cuts

The UK government’s shock decision not to renew grants for plug-in hybrid vehicles and to reduce the grant to BEVs has claimed its first commercial victim. Medium-term vehicle hire...


3rd October 2018

TomTom to Supply HERE Owner BMW With Tech

Mapping giant TomTom has extended its global reach by adding the BMW Group to its list of auto companies it now supplies with embedded technology despite the German automaker...


21st May 2018

Weekly Brief: Audi shy of risking Level 3 autonomy in US

The 2019 Audi A8 with Traffic Jam Pilot will debut in Europe as promised but Americans have to wait for now. Andrew Tolve reports. The world’s first mass-market car...


16th April 2015

Connected eyewear offers X-Ray vision to MINI drivers

Launching the eyewear at the Auto Shanghai, MINI highlighted the assets of its Augmented Vision project which includes: Camera assisted X-Ray view:A virtual view through parts of the vehicle...