No more BMWs or Mercs on Fifth Avenue?
19 February 2019 | 2:18 pm
Donald Trump doesn't want to see any more BMWs or Mercedes on Fifth Avenue in New York. To that end, he has made different, partly contradictory threats and offers in the trade conflict with the EU. Will it work for him?
24 Jul 2018
Brilliance China Automotive Holding Ltd., BMW AG’s Chinese partner, has slid 20 percent since news emerged on July 12 about the German luxury-car maker's potential plan to raise its stake in the companies’ joint venture.
30 Jul 2018
German carmaker BMW said it will raise the prices of two U.S.-made crossover sport-utility vehicles in China to cope with the additional cost of tariffs on U.S. car imports into the world’s biggest auto market.
11 Oct 2018
BMW is betting on China, paying more than $4B to boost its stake in its joint venture with Brilliance Automotive.
29 Nov 2018
Harald Krueger, BMW AG chief executive officer, discusses the company's relationship with the Trump administration and its electric-vehicle plans from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close.
24 Dec 2018
BMW has recalled millions of cars worldwide with a faulty exhaust gas recirculation cooler. South Korea's Transport Ministry accuses the automaker of dragging its feet on the recall.
1 Mar 2019
BMW and Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, join forces to develop automated driving technology. It is the two German automakers' second collaboration in less than a week.
6 Mar 2019
BMW Board Member Peter Schwarzenbauer says the company isn't happy with the current state of trade tensions and attitudes towards borders. He also discusses the future of the auto industry, covering electrification, car sharing and autonomous driving.
21 Apr 2019
MW joins Volkswagen in predicting China sales growth for the year. Nicolas Peter, chief financial officer at BMW, told Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie exclusively that the carmaker expects 5-10% growth for its China sales this year.
7 May 2019
BMW AG’s automotive division swung to a loss for the first time in a decade as car prices slumped and a legal provision over alleged collusion ballooned to 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion).
17 May 2019
A building collapse in Shanghai claimed several lives after around 20 people were trapped under the rubble. Over 150 rescue workers raced to pull the survivors to safety from the former Mercedes dealership.
23 May 2019
BMW AG Chief Executive Officer Harald Krueger faces a management board decision on his contract in June or July amid concern about the company’s shift toward electric and autonomous vehicles.
3 Aug 2019
German carmaker BMW had appealed against a European Commission decision to limit state aid for developing electric and hybrid cars at its Leipzig plant. The Commission reduced the amount of the grant to less than half.
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