Tag: bmw group

BMW Reveals X5/X6 M Competition Variants With Over 600 Horsepower

BMW has pulled the sheets off the new M variants for its line of X5 and X6 SUVs, addressing a horsepower issue that didn’t actually exist. With base models offering over 300 hp and top-trimmed units reaching 523 hp, it’s hard to imagine there being a write-in campaign pleading with the automaker for higher performance M […]

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BMW Says No Successor Planned for i3 Hatchback

<img data-attachment-id="1643154" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320628_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159146551.jpg" data-orig-size="3397,2385" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"WILFRIED WULFF","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1535451742","copyright":"Wilfried Wulff","focal_length":"27","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 BMW i3" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320628_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159129729-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320628_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159129729-610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1643154″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320628_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159129729-610×428.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”428″> BMW’s i3 has reached the end of its road. The manufacturer recently stated that the model will not be updated, adding that there’s no plan for a […]

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Gas War: Antitrust Probe Opened Into Automakers Endorsing California Emissions Pact

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The Justice Department has opened an antitrust probe into four automakers that formed a pact with California to compromise on tailpipe emissions, effectively circumventing federal regulators, last July. Over the summer, Ford […]

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2020 BMW M4 Edition ///M Heritage

<img data-attachment-id="1687292" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356.jpg" data-orig-size="2998,2029" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"11","credit":"","camera":"ILCE-7RM3","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1564683214","copyright":"","focal_length":"24","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.6","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 BMW M4 Edition ///M Heritage" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-450×305.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-610×413.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1687292″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-610×413.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”413″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-610×413.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-450×305.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-768×520.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/P90364027_highRes_the-bmw-m4-edition-m-e1567535153356-120×81.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Superfans of BMW’s M subsidiary — or, more accurately, its cars — are in for some good news. […]

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Mini Cooper Electric May Be Less Daft Than Initially Presumed

<img data-attachment-id="1680596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-.jpg" data-orig-size="610,407" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"11","credit":"Alberto_Martinez","camera":"NIKON Z 6","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1560826857","copyright":"MINI \/ BMW AG","focal_length":"30.5","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-" data-image-description=" mini ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680596″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mini’s upcoming Cooper SE, the brand’s first all-electric model, goes on sale in 2020. Based off its initial specifications, […]

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BMW is Going to Nickel-and-dime You to Death, Others Likely to Follow

<img data-attachment-id="1682516" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825.jpg" data-orig-size="865,509" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-450×265.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-610×359.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682516″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-610×359.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”359″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-610×359.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-75×44.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-450×265.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-768×452.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825-120×71.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AppleCarPlay_902x508_EN-e1563984282825.jpg 865w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As automakers connect more vehicles to the internet and install app-based shops into the dashboard, we’ve become increasingly worried […]

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BMW’s Next CEO: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

<img data-attachment-id="1681946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="BMW Logo" data-image-description=" Cineberg/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Oliver Zipse confirmed as BMW’s new chief executive, practically everyone theorized on how he was going to shake up […]

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BMW Group Plotting More Crossovers for Mini Lineup

<img data-attachment-id="1682360" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Mini logo" data-image-description=" Image: Casimiro PT/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682360″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mini might not make sense as a automotive company anymore, at least not in the United States. […]

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The Hunt For BMW’s New CEO Begins

<img data-attachment-id="1681946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="BMW Logo" data-image-description=" Cineberg/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Harald Krüger out, BMW needs a new CEO — one that can effectively transition the company into becoming and […]

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BMW Being Sued Over Perceived Failure to Build Up Mini Brand

<img data-attachment-id="1583412" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg" data-orig-size="1281,884" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D800","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1399988727","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"1600","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford" data-image-description=" Image: BMW UK ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1583412″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” alt=”Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford – Image: BMW UK” width=”610″ height=”421″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-75×52.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-768×530.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-120×83.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg 1281w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Like most […]

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