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Tag : BMW

Hampshire Police steps up EV plans

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Hampshire Constabulary has rolled out the first of a 40 electric vehicles on its fleet, with plans to switch half of its 220 non-pursuit cars to … Read More »

Global Autocare showcases ‘extraordinary’ fleet management capabilities

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Independent fleet management specialist Global Autocare is playing a vital role in ensuring one of cycling’s biggest races keeps on the road with the provision of … Read More »

BMW rethinks fleet trims

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BMW has hinted that its fleet-focused ‘ED’ trim levels may no longer be needed, as other versions now have the right equipment levels and CO2 emissions … Read More »

BMW and Daimler merge mobility solutions

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BMW and Daimler are to merge their mobility offerings in a deal that will bring fleets a single source for everything from ride-hailing to EV charging.

BMW confirms i4 for production

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BMW has confirmed its next BMW i branded vehicle will be the i4.

New BMW X4 breaks cover

3 months ago / 0 comments

BMW will begin taking orders for its second-generation X4 coupe-SUV tomorrow, replacing a model which has sold 200,000 units since it launched in 2014.

BMW to debut live safety data from Here

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BMW is to offer real-time safety alerts from mid-2018 under a partnership with digital maps provider Here Technologies.

BMW and MINI ranges to adopt i3 traction control tech

5 months ago / 0 comments

BMW is set to roll out the traction control system from the i3 electric car across all future BMW and MINI products as it shows how … Read More »

Alphabet’s AlphaCity car sharing tech to go multi-make

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Alphabet is to expand its AlphaCity corporate car sharing platform into other manufacturers and also add LCVs to the fleet as it reports a near 20% … Read More »

PHEVs now “over 25%” of 3 Series Fleet volume

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BMW is aiming to double sales of the 530e plug-in hybrid in 2018, following a year where the 330e will have taken “well over a quarter” … Read More »

More electric range for BMW i8 Coupé and Roadster introduced

6 months ago / 0 comments

BMW has revealed the production version of the new i8 Roadster and new Coupé at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

BMW X3 adds to engine line-up

8 months ago / 0 comments

BMW is to add two more engines to its X3 a month after the third-generation model launches.

BMW previews future “i5” with new concept

9 months ago / 0 comments

BMW’s third i brand model will join the carmaker’s line-up in 2021 in the form of a fully electric four-door Gran Coupé.

BMW reveals EV concept and roadmap prior to Frankfurt

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BMW’s future EV strategy will see the group offer 25 plug-in hybrid and fully electric models by 2025, including a new fully-electric four-door saloon that will … Read More »

Carmakers launch scrappage schemes in time for plate change

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Car groups including Renault-Nissan, VW and Kia have become the latest manufacturers to launch scrappage schemes intended to tempt buyers to new, less-polluting vehicles. 

BMW ramps up electric power to create the new i3s

9 months ago / 0 comments

BMW has introduced a new higher powered version of the i3 electric super mini; the i3s, available with the 94Ah/33kWh battery and optional range extender…

Today in Fleet – Friday 18 August

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All the key news in fleet… Driverless cars - the road to nowhere No benefit to driverless cars, new study finds A new study has found ... Read More »

BMW shows first images of X2 coupe-SUV

10 months ago / 0 comments

BMW has previewed the forthcoming X2 coupe-SUV, which is due to launch in 2018.

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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This week's top fleet industry stories... Mazda said its 2019 Skyactiv-X petrol could bring better fuel efficiency than the current Skyactiv-D diesel. Ultra-efficient Mazda petrol could ... Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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This week's top fleet industry stories... The report says motorists could face a 90% hike in the cost of driving on London’s roads under the road ... Read More »

BMW’s Ian Robertson to retire in 2018

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Ian Robertson, current Board of Management member for BMW sales, will hand over responsibilities to Pieter Nota in January 2018, after nearly a decade of service.

New BMW X3 brings latest digital and driver assistance tech

11 months ago / 0 comments

BMW’s third-generation X3 will bring new petrol engines as well as latest driver assistance and connectivity functionality when it launches this November.

First Drive: BMW 5 Series Touring

11 months ago / 0 comments

There are few moments where you’d feel short-changed by BMW’s executive estate, reckons Alex Grant.

New 5 Series Touring goes on sale

12 months ago / 0 comments

The estate version of BMW’s seventh-gen 5 Series Touring is now on sale, bringing new chassis technology and increased boot capacity.

Road Test: BMW 330e M Sport

1 year ago / 0 comments

Plug-in hybrid 3 Series is high on driver appeal, but suits a very specific user. Alex Grant explains.

Today in Fleet – 12 April

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All the key news in fleet… Audi Q8 crossover SUV will be manufactured at the Bratislava facility. Audi confirms new Q models   Audi’s SUV line-up ... Read More »

Road Test: BMW 5 Series

1 year ago / 0 comments

The 5 Series isn’t short of rivals, but it’s still setting the standard, says Alex Grant.

BMW 520d SE EfficientDynamics priced from £37,220

1 year ago / 0 comments

BMW’s most efficient diesel 5 Series saloon will go on sale in March, offering fuel economy of 72.4mpg with 102g/km CO2 emissions.

BMW Group bolsters UK leasing key account team

2 years ago / 0 comments

BMW UK has appointed three new leasing key account managers to its team, as it looks to strengthen its relationships with large leasing companies.

New BMW 5 Series gets plug-in and autonomous technology

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new BMW 5 Series is available to order this month, with the range getting plug-in hybrid and autonomous technology from the latest 7 Series.