BMW raises target for EV sales
17.March 2021

BMW expects a significant increase in group profit in 2021 as it forecast a strong performance in all of its segments. The automaker also targeted a steep rise in electric-vehicle sales.

BMW and Mercedes reset autonomous drive collaboration
24.June 2020

Following the news that BMW and Mercedes-Benz are putting their autonomous drive technology collaboration on hold; David Leggett, Automotive Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view.

Ford, BMW execs warn on no-deal Brexit risks
1.August 2019

Ford warned on Thursday that the chances of a no-deal Brexit have risen in the last few months as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramps up preparations for a possible disorderly exit in October.

BMW prepares to pick new CEO
18.July 2019

BMW’s supervisory board will discuss new leadership at the automaker’s U.S. plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, later on Thursday, and is expected to name Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, after 53-year-old Harald Krueger said he would not be available for a second term as CEO.

BMW will open $1.2 billion car plant in Hungary
1.August 2018

BMW is investing 1 billion euros ($1.17 billion) in a new assembly plant in Hungary, its first factory in Europe in nearly two decades as the automaker strengthens its European footprint amid growing protectionism.

New CEO of the BMW Region Central Europe
30.July 2018

BMW AG will appint Neil Fiorentinos as the new CEO of BMW Group Region Central & Southeastern Europe on September 1, 2018. Fiorentinos replaces Christoph v. Tschirschnitz, who has decided to accept new management challenges outside the BMW Group.

BMW sponsored Carlsbad Classic Race
16.July 2018

BMW Czech Republic was, as in the past year, a partner of the Carlsbad Classic race car. The sixth year of this “rally” started in Karlovy Vary from Thermal Hotel on Friday afternoon (July 13, 2018).

Czech government supports BMW Test Center
2.May 2018

Czech government of Andrej Babiš agreed to sign a declaration on strategic cooperation between the Government of the Czech Republic and BMW AG to support the planned construction of a test center in the Sokolov region.

BMW signed a contract for test polygon
30.January 2018

BMW Group together with representatives of the Government of the Czech Republic and the Karlovy Vary Region, announced the intention to build a new testing center of the BMW Group in the Great Podkrušnohorská dump, north of the city of Sokolov.

BMW will build a polygon in the CR
18.December 2017

Managers of the BMW Group, the Czech government and representatives of the Karlovy Vary Region announced the launch of a new test center for autonomous mobility testing.

BMW leases electromobiles to rescuers
1.November 2017

BMW passed six i3 models to state and private rescue and healthcare services throughout the territory of the Czech Republic. In addition to two cars for the Capital City of Prague, the members of the rescue and health services of Brno, Hradec Králové, Ostrava and Zlín are the new users of the BMW i3.