BMW Left Behind in Electric Vehicle Racing

MUNICH – Eight years ago, BMW was one of the first major automakers to sell a battery-powered car: i3 It broke new ground with its lightweight carbon fiber body and aluminum chassis. Recently, however, the German company known for its sporty luxury cars and “ultimate driving machines” has lagged behind in the global race to […]

EU Fines Volkswagen and BMW Nearly $1 Billion for Emissions Secrecy

Germany’s three largest automakers have illegally cooperated to limit the effectiveness of their emissions technologies, resulting in higher levels of harmful diesel pollution, European antitrust officials said on Thursday. Volkswagen and the Porsche and Audi divisions must pay 500 million euros or 590 million euros, and BMW will pay 373 million euros or 442 million […]