Man convicted for converting his BMW to look like police car

A man who converted his BMW to resemble a police car has been convicted by a court in Yeovil after he admitted impersonating a police officer. The car was reported by various members of the public after it was spotted about the town with flashing blue lights and an insignia resembling a police motif. It(…)

BMW aiming for 100,000 electric vehicle sales in 2017

BMW intends to push sales of electric cars by as much as two thirds in 2017 aiming to hit a target of 100,000 vehicles, as more battery-powered models are released, says the company’s CEO Harald Krueger. In an interview with the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, he revealed that the Munich based car maker intends to(…)

BMW to delay investment decision until after Brexit talks

BMW is set to wait until Brexit negotiations have given some indication on the future direction of the UK, before committing to any investment at any of its British based plants. CEO of the German car maker, Harald Kruger said: “At BMW Group, decisions about investments are not due at the moment. This is why(…)

2018 BMW X5 undergoing road tests

The 2018 BMW X5 has been spotted wearing its own bodywork for the first time as its undergone the first stage of public road testing. Earlier development versions of the car have sported similar adaptations of the present X5’s exterior, but the new test vehicle reveals a new bumper and boot lid design. An earlier(…)

UK’s BMW workers back strike action

Tuesday saw workers at BMW’s (BMWG.DE) Mini and Rolls-Royce car manufacturing plants vote to back strike action. The ballot was held as a result of the German carmaker announcing intentions to close the company’s final salary pensions. Over 4,000 workers, all members of the Unite Union, at sites in five separate locations, including the Mini(…)

BMW confirm second generation i3

When BMW dropped the i3 on the market, it was the first time the German car maker had attempted to deliver a completely eco-friendly vehicle. The process had been risky; every attempt to adopt green technology was taken throughout each cycle of the cars development. From the initial build itself, to the sources it would(…)

BMW shift 100,000 electric vehicles in 3 years, now company to focus on autonomy

Electric vehicle technology has come on leaps and bounds in a relatively short space of time. Tesla revolutionised the industry back in 2012 with the introduction of the Model S. Since then, Nissan has now sold its 100,000 Leaf in the US alone, BMW too have some impressive statistics in their advancement of the technology,(…)

Laurence Fox in row with BMW over ‘faulty’ handbrake

Laurence Fox has blasted BMW on Twitter, after his £55,000 M3 apparently rolled down a hill and crashed into a hedge, despite him having applied the handbrake. The accident happened while the actor was in Devon filming. He had parked the BMW at the top of a steep gradient, only to return later to find(…)

M3 and M4 given a makeover by BMW in Las Vegas

The SEMA Motor Show in Las Vegas was the venue for BMW’s unveiling of its newly souped-up M3 and M4 – with added performance parts. The sporty upgrades will no doubt become ‘must haves’ for those wanting their regular versions to have a bit more grunt than normal. So, what exactly was on display in(…)

Has BMW secretly approved what its next i model will be

Lots of rumours have been circulating about the next i-branded model to be announced by BMW. The i8 Roadster is the next slated vehicle from the segment scheduled to be with us by 2018, but what about after that? It’s looking likely – say several well informed sources – that the next edition will be(…)

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