To some, the best part of the new year arrival is the opportunity to summarize the previous one and see how much money they’ve made or lost during the period. This is mostly the case for the automotive manufacturers who are now crunching the numbers. In regard to the U.S. [...]
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You often hear that you could put a BMW badge on anything and it will sell like hotcakes. While there’s some evidence to support the saying, the Bavarians don’t seem to agree with it. While they can’t complain about their sales, BMW takes every new model launch seriously, something that [...]
It seems like the initial concerns over the finances of our favorite Bavarian company have been greatly exaggerated when rumors and reports came in about R&D costs of the F30 BMW 3 Series. On the other hand, the news about the BMW X3 chipping into some great sales figures over [...]
Despite some initial concerns about the costs of coming up with the F30 BMW 3 Series, the Bavarians have a decent portfolio to rely upon in terms of sales. Apart from the bread and butter F10 BMW 5 Series, the Germans have ridden out the third quarter of 2011 on [...]
The BMW 3 Series was always a key part of the Bavarian company’s success but the F30 will have more of a commercial burden on its shoulders than any of its predecessors. BMW needs the 3 Series to sell well because it is one of the biggest “bread and butter” [...]
According to a recent report BMW have announced their dealer network to stop deliveries of their 1 Series model, particularly the cars produced between January 2010 and May 2010. This measure has been taken after there is a concern about some of the 2008-2011 model year 1 Series coupes and [...]
China is a very big market and there is no doubt about that but some parts of the Chinese market can be profitable with what vehicles would otherwise be niche products. This is definitely the case for that region of China where stretched long-wheelbase vehicles are popular, so aiming for [...]
BMW is not content with having the global crown for sales in the luxury department, they want to win over the American market by moving them away from Lexus and in order to achieve this they are pushing their BMW Individual program. Basically what they want stateside buyers to do [...]
BMW is the world’s largest luxury automaker, but it may be feeling Audi breathing down it’s neck which is why the Bavarian company announced a massive cost cutting program. BMW will get some assistance from a partnership with Daimler AG’s, Mercedes-Benz unit, in order to significantly reduce spending on components and [...]
Sales in the United States of America of BMW Group product, namely BMW and Mini have registered a 9% increase over the past month. The increase posted 21,111 vehicles sold and is recorded by comparison to sales of the same month of the past year .
Seeing how the BMW X6 has had a tremendous success, the Bavarians are seriously considering the creation of a smaller brother for it. Since it’s launch back in 2008 the BMW X6 has sold over 80.000 units so it would only make sense to make a smaller, more affordable version [...]
BMW haven’t managed to overtake Lexus as top seller in the United States over the past ten decade despite a great product lineup. This year however, Lexus have suffered quite a bit due to the company recalls.
Fuel efficiency has definitely become an important criteria for buying cars, therefore it has been reported that BMW is considering to introduce a four-cylinder BMW 3-series for North America. By doing this, BMW’s sales will certainly boost its sales, especially if we think about the fact that the European BMW [...]
These are probably the clearest spy photos taken of the forthcoming sixth-generation BMW 5-Series yet. The shots reveal the fact that the new BMW 5-Series will have several design cues in common with the BMW 7-Series that was launched this summer. The 2009 BMW 7-Series was inspired from the Beijing [...]
BMW is thinking of selling the popular European 320i and 120i models in the US, as quoted by BMW’S Project Director Oliver Friedmann in Edmunds’ Insideline. BMW is looking into putting larger, not so efficient engines and focusing on the smaller ones, allowing them to keep prices “acceptable”. BMW isn’t [...]
BMW’s Chief of Development Klaus Draeger declared in July that despite the widely spread spy photos of the BMW M3 CSL, the model would not be released. A few days ago, in an interview for the UK Carmagazine, Ludwig Willisch, the Head of the BMW M Division, reinforced Herr Draeger’s [...]
Back in the E34 era, BMW had plans to build the convertible version of the popular M5 model. Engineers from Motorsport had indeed developed such a vehicle, with two lengthened front doors and four seats, which was very close to production. All the preparations were made: the price was set [...]
Due to economic problems in the US and Europe, Norbert Reithofer, BMW’S CEO, has announced that BMW will no longer continue its plan to build a larger sport-ute to surpass the range currently occupied by the X3, X5, and X6 crossovers, as sales of SUVs are dropping at a fast [...]