Harald Krueger

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Oliver Zipse, a fluent English speaker, has risen through the ranks ever since he joined BMW as a trainee in 1991

BMW said Oliver Zipse will become chief executive on August 16th, picking the 55-year-old manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the s(...)

Deutsche Bank gained ground after announcing that Garth Ritchie, the German lender’s head of investment banking, was stepping down.

Bad economic and company news left European shares trailing on Friday, breaking a six-day winning run. DUBLIN Complaints of a slide in UK constructi(...)

A view of the Airbus wing assembly factory in Broughton, North Wales. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Airbus said it might be forced to move future investments out of the UK in the event of a no-deal divorce from the European Union, slamming the “madne(...)

BMW chief Harald Krüger at the Paris Motor Show on Tuesday. ‘If there is no solution, then there will only be losers on both sides,’ he said.  Photograph: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Warnings from motor industry bosses about the consequences of a no-deal Brexit have become significantly more pointed, with BMW chief executive Harald(...)

BMW has forecast stronger sales momentum during the rest of the year from new models such as the X2 compact SUV. Photograph: iStock

BMW warned that trade tensions could drag on profits in the coming months, squeezed by power politics between China and the United States. The manuf(...)

The alliance illustrates how even powerful carmakers are looking to share the burden on the future of mobility. Photograph: Reuters

BMW and Daimler, arch rivals in global luxury car sales, are joining forces to gain scale in technology and services including digital ride hailing an(...)

BMW chief executive Harald Krueger: “We’re transforming BMW from a carmaker into a tech company and a mobility-service provider.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The BMW innovations on display at the Geneva motor show include an estate version of the new 5-Series and the current 4-Series coupé with an upgraded (...)

Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche speaking at  the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Its Mercedes-Benz brand has taken the lead in the luxury segment.

BMW lost its crown as the world’s biggest luxury-car brand, to Mercedes-Benz, for the first time in more than a decade amid a clutter of aging models.(...)

Toyota’s FT1 concept, which showcases the firm’s new Supra

A local newspaper in Austria is reporting that Magna-Steyr will build the replacement for the BMW Z4 and Toyota’s born-again Supra. About 60,000 of t(...)

Porsche Mission E: the company says its electric concept car has a 500km range. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Frankfurt Auto Show managed a loop-the-loop, a surge and then a stumble. Which is appropriate, for that’s much like the story of the current motor in(...)

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