Oliver Zipse

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Camera technology, radar functions and other sensors are integrated into the grille - which BMW now calls an ‘intelligence panel’

Having been called the iNext since its – somewhat controversial – concept version was first shown in 2018. That concept was one of the first BMW’s to (...)

BMW posted a pretax loss of €498 million, its first in over 11 years, and an operating loss of €666 million for the quarter. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images

BMW expects to make a profit this year if demand continues to recover, despite posting a record loss for its car division in the second quarter after (...)

The new 7 is currently undergoing testing and development, and BMW’s chairperson, Oliver Zipse, has already confirmed that the next-generation Munich flagship will go electric

BMW looks set to ditch its mighty 6.6-litre V12 petrol engine in favour of massive electric motors when it brings the new 7 Series luxury saloon to th(...)

Up to a fifth of PSA customers who bought a car in January and February offering a hybrid or battery version chose the cleaner option

Peugeot owner PSA and BMW are in the lead in the race to cut car emissions in Europe, pulling ahead of Volkswagen. Only two months into the new CO2 r(...)

There is something of a perception of BMW having to play catch-up as it opens its new battery competence centre, just a few kilometres down the road from its Munich headquarters. Even then, the very title – battery competence centre – will have the critics circling

It all started out so well. A decade ago, BMW seemed to steal a major march on its rivals by breaking early into the electric car sphere. First off, i(...)

The only reason BMW has shown the polarizing all-new Concept 4 car at the Frankfurt show is that it’s buttering us up for a production car that has very similar features

A radical new look for the next 4 Series coupe could be on its way after BMW pulled the covers off its Concept 4 at the Frankfurt motor show on Tuesda(...)

BMW said car sales fell in the first six months in Europe and the US, but rose in both Germany and China. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

The chief executive of BMW has urged Boris Johnson to “listen to the economy” on Brexit in a “personal message” to the UK’s new prime minister. Haral(...)

An employee works on the Astra production line at the Vauxhall Motors plant in Ellesmere Port,  Cheshire. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

PSA, the French carmaker that owns Vauxhall, will pull all production from Ellesmere Port and switch to a plant in mainland Europe if Brexit renders t(...)

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(...)

BMW unveiled its new electric Mini on Tuesday. The car is due to go into production later this year

BMW has moved some engine output from Britain due to Brexit, its production chief said on Tuesday, in a further sign of the decisions companies are ha(...)

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