Munich

BMW HQ raided by EU investigators

BMW has revealed its headquarters was searched this week by EU officials investigating reports of an alleged cartel between five German car makers. The allegations focus on manufacturers BMW, Daimler, VW, Audi and Porsche and claim that the quintet collaborated to limit their spending on emissions technology. BMW said the EU staff had visited its(…)

BMW aiming to be ‘coolest’ ride-hailing company with autonomous car

BMW will start testing autonomous vehicles next year in Munich, as it strives to match the pace of ride-hailing companies – most notably Uber – who are investing billions in pay-per-use personal transport. The German automaker is planning to start with around 40 self driving vehicles spread throughout Munich’s inner districts. If successful, the project(…)

Legendary BMW engineer Paul Rosche passes away

“Paul Rosche not only represented and characterised the company and the BMW brand with his passion, his vision and his immense technical expertise over many decades in action on the racetrack.” The motoring world is in mourning, after one of the most important and brilliant engineers, Paul Rosche, who worked for BMW between 1957 and(…)

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