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  • Waste not…

    September 13th 2018

    Karen McCandless reports on vehicle-maker recycling projects ranging from plastic bottles to electric vehicle batteries

  • Two-wheel e-mobility

    September 12th 2018

    BMW’s e-mobility ambitions have not been limited to four wheels; Nick Holt visits the company’s Berlin plant to see how its sophisticated C evolution maxi scooter is built

  • Transatlantic ventures

    August 24th 2018

    Volvo is the latest European marque to take up a North American manufacturing base. As Ian Henry reports, it joins Germany’s giants in exploring the benefits while coping with the complexities…

  • BMW splashes on new plant

    August 2nd 2018

    Hungary – The german carmaker has announced it will build an assembly plant in Hungary next year

  • BMW leverages computer tomography

    July 30th 2018

    Germany – A new system is allowing the OEM to carry out CT scans with greater detail

  • A slow return to growth

    July 5th 2018

    Vehicle-makers in South America are seeing signs of recovery, boosted by growing exports

  • BMW Brilliance boosts battery output

    May 29th 2018

    China – The company is preparing for production of the all-electric iX3 in 2020

  • BMW starts Leipzig extension

    May 24th 2018

    Germany – Work is underway to upgrade and extend various areas of the facility in order to increase output

  • Integrating i vehicles

    May 10th 2018

    Separate production lines are used to build conventionally powered vehicles and the electrified i models at BMW Leipzig, but this could soon change

  • Of Geneva, Brexit and yet more diesel scandal …

    March 21st 2018

    I was somewhat underwhelmed by this year’s Geneva motor show. Perhaps it was some companies’ not being there (no Opel for example), or others moving from their traditional locations, or in many cases, a notable lack of interesting and genuinely new models…