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Daimler and BMW To Launch Joint Automotive Venture

In Berlin at the end of February 2019, Daimler and BMW announced their plans to combine forces and create a joint ride-hailing, parking, and electric car charging business. The CEOs of the two companies plan to compete against other mobility services such as Uber to create a niche market where they can branch out.BMW CEO Harald Krueger and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche plan to invest more than one bi

2019 BMW X4: The Crossover of all Crossovers

The 2019 BMW X4 is the crossover of all crossovers. Technically categorized as a Sport Activity Coupe, the X4 features the ground clearance and visibility of an SUV but drives like a car. The 2019 X4 is a little different than last year’s model. It weighs less and is now more aerodynamic. BMW gave this year’s model a low center of gravity along with a wider track, improving the vehicle

Mini Cooper Goes Electric

The Mini trademark has been parented by the German automaker BMW for over a decade. Like any good parent company, BMW has played up the image of the Mini Cooper. Their latest announcement stays true to this mission. In November of 2017, BMW announced that it would be introducing an electric concept Mini Cooper in 2019.BMW board member and Mini head Peter Schwarzenbauer reported to Reuters that it

BMW Expands Electric Line with iX Models

BMW is planning to benefit from the electric vehicle race in a rather big way. The German automaker is currently throwing around plans to expand their electric offerings by creating high-end cars and crossovers/SUVs under their i-badge platform. Speculation about BMW expanding their electric line came about when it was discovered that the automaker secured naming rights for the names i1 up to i9,

Details on the 2018 BMW X2

BMW introduced the X1 to drivers in 2009. The X1 is a subcompact luxury crossover SUV that combines small size with luxury and awesome SUV power. BMW wanted to show the world that a small car can pack a lot of punch. Following the success of the X1, BMW has now announced the X2. The X2 is smaller than the X1 and a whole lot sportier. The X2’s wheelbase is 3.2 inches shorter and 2.8 inches lo

Continental Partners With Intel, BMW and Mobileye For Self-Driving Car initiative

Continental is joining the autonomous vehicle revolution. The German automotive component manufacturer and second largest supplier of tires, interior electronics, suspension component and safety systems in the world recently announced a strategic alliance with BMW, Intel and Mobileye to provide integration of components and software for self-driving cars. Integration of hardware, software and data

BMW Designs a Vehicle Without Any Mirrors

Cars need mirrors to provide drivers with the visuals they need to stay on top of potential dangers on the road. Rearview mirrors and side door mirrors are prevalent in almost every type of vehicle, and it can be difficult for drivers to imagine a car that does not use such mirrors. With recent developments in camera technology, however, it is possible that cars without mirrors may become a realit

Electric Car Sales are Steadily Rising in Europe

With so much electric vehicle technology slowly becoming readily available all over the world, it is not surprising that so many countries are starting to open up to the idea of electric vehicles overtaking gas-powered ones on the roads. Americans, in particular, are embracing the idea of electric cars more and more as the technology continues to improve, but new vehicle data shows that an increas

Test Driving the New 2018 BMW 440i Coupe

While well-established auto manufacturers often launch mid-life vehicles in order to optimize sales and drive fan attention, the process itself can be difficult. Conferences will always be longer and more stressful, and numerous speakers may nitpick every last detail of the vehicle, to the point of irrelevance to many interested drivers. When it comes to the new 2018 BMW 440i Coupe, however, there

Automatic Braking Projected to be Standard by 2022

With technology constantly advancing towards self-driving vehicles, it is not surprising that so many automakers are planning on taking components of the self-driving technology and applying them to their own vehicles. As the march towards driverless vehicles continues, realistic goals are being set for vehicular changes, such as in many of the safety features offered by modern cars. Even though d