Tag: BMW

Adding Audi: German Automakers Update Autonomous Alliance

<img data-attachment-id="1685946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium.jpg" data-orig-size="3508,2338" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"Tags: Audi, sales, model range, single frame, symbol, brand, logo,","created_timestamp":"1463037637","copyright":"AUDI AG","focal_length":"160","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"AUDI AG Ingolstadt","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="AUDI AG Ingolstadt audi grilles audi lineup parking lot parked cars" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-120×80.jpg […]

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New BMW Boss Rekindles the Rivalry, Politely Demands Employees Catch Up to Mercedes-Benz

Longtime luxury rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz may have signed onto an autonomous vehicle/ride-hailing partnership earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean the two companies go around holding hands. The competitive spirit is still there; AV development just carries a price tag neither company wants to pay in full. For BMW as well as M-B, the […]

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Report: Future Jags, Land Rover Could Boast Bimmer Baby Daddy

Eager to reduce R&D costs, Jaguar Land Rover and BMW forged a cross-channel bond earlier this summer, but the increasingly cozy relationship between the Anglo-German rivals likely won’t end with the mere sharing of electric drive units and internal combustion engines. A number of JLR vehicles poised to drop from the product pipeline could come […]

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RIP: BMW 6 Series

<img data-attachment-id="1575041" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,934" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"BERNHARD_LIMBERGER","camera":"","caption":"BMW 6er Gran Tourismo, 640i xDrive, Mineralwei\u00df, M Sportpaket","created_timestamp":"1491161566","copyright":"BMW AG","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"BMW 6er Gran Turismo","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo" data-image-description=" Image: BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1575041 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo – Image: BMW” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-BMW-6-Series-Gran-Turismo-120×80.jpg […]

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2019 BMW X4 xDrive30i Review – Function Follows Form

<img data-attachment-id="1684014" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1561142229","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"70","iso":"640","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 BMW X4 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684014 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 BMW X4 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-X4-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 BMW X4 xDrive30i […]

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2019 BMW M2 Competition Review – Still Waters Run Deep

<img data-attachment-id="1683536" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="5596,3731" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1560572421","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"90","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.02","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 BMW M2 Competition front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683536 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 BMW M2 Competition front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-BMW-M2-Competition-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 BMW […]

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Here’s Why BMW Charges $80/Year Subscription for Apple CarPlay

Thanks to technological advancement nearly all carmakers in today’s day and age offer an infotainment system. Unlike before people are switching to Apple Car Play or Android Auto instead of relying on the automaker’s infotainment software. BMW recently made it to the headlines after they started charging $80 per year for wireless Apple CarPlay, a […]

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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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Toyota Supra GT4 Development Still in Early Stages

<img data-attachment-id="1663954" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220.jpg" data-orig-size="1680,1104" 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="Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept" data-image-description=" Toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-450×296.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-610×401.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663954″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-610×401.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”401″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-610×401.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-450×296.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-768×505.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190301_02_01_s-e1551472039220-120×79.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Toyota GAZOO Racing showed their Supra GT4 Concept at the Geneva motor show in March, but the […]

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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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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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2019 BMW X7 – Worthy

<img data-attachment-id="1681280" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1559326382","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"100","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 BMW X7 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681280 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 BMW X7 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-BMW-X7-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 BMW X7 xDrive40i […]

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krautmotors unveils bauhaus-inspired BMW motorrad F 850 GS custom bike

inspired by the bauhaus centennial, the BMW motorrad F 850 GS custom bike is krautmotor’s latest conversion, premiered at the BMW motorrad days in garmisch-partenkirchen. dubbed the bauhaus 100, the motorcycle burst with creativity with its combination of retro vibes and distinctive modern elements. its minimalistic yet striking features result in an artistic reinterpretation of […]

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BMW’s sports performance and electric mobility enhanced for cycling

pushing pedal power as well as horsepower, the BMW’s renowned experience has been transferred into their new bike designs too. from sports performance to electric mobility, the family of bicycles evoke their emotive driving experience through a shared design language. as such, each item displays the brand’s logo on their triangular frame. all images courtesy […]

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BMW and Daimler partner to develop automated driving technology

(Reuters) — Some 1,200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said on Thursday, the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins. The strategic partnership will focus on developing technologies for assisted driving systems, automated driving on highways and automated […]

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BMW’s Plug-in Hybrids Will Incorporate Gamification, Automatically Switch to EV Mode in 2020

<img data-attachment-id="1679196" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561.jpg" data-orig-size="3350,2140" 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="P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-450×287.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679196″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”390″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-450×287.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-768×491.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-120×77.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Next year, BMW plans to equip all plug-in hybrid models with a standard function that automatically switches the automobile into electric mode […]

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