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BMW to make Mini electric car plant decision by end-September

BMW (BMWG.DE) will decide whether to build its new electric Mini car in Britain or elsewhere by the end of September, its board member for sales told Reuters, in a test of the country’s ability to continue to attract investment as it leaves the EU. Mini makes around 70 percent of its approximately 360,000 compact cars at its… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz to overtake BMW as largest premium carmaker

Mercedes-Benz is expected to reach its goal of becoming the largest premium carmaker four years early – a feat achieved, ironically, only after it stopped chasing market share and focused on making stylish high-tech cars loved by consumers. Introducing an elegant, sporty design and establishing itself as a pioneer in new technologies like autonomous driving has helped revive… Read More »

Exclusive – BMW bosses to skip Paris show to thrash out electric car strategy

BMW’s (BMWG.DE) management board is skipping the Paris Motor Show to hold talks aimed at breaking a deadlock over whether to produce new electric cars, including a battery-powered Mini, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Spurred on by the success of U.S. rival Tesla (TSLA.O), which has received almost 400,000 pre-orders for its Model 3 car, German… Read More »