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  1. March 13, 2014

    BMW takes China sales drive on the road

    BMW is seeking out new customers in some unusual corners of China as it rides the biggest boom in automotive history. On a...

  2. November 19, 2013

    Vehicle innovators face fight to win hearts and minds

    When the most sought-after $1m supercars are hybrids, when hatchbacks are being made from carbon fibre and when...

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  1. The Future of the Car

    From driverless cars to smartphone connectivity, motor technology continues to advance...
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  1. September 11, 2013

    German carmakers embrace ‘green’ revolution

    Germany’s biggest carmakers are finally going electric, and the industry’s green evangelicals are revelling in schadenfreude...

  2. October 11, 2012

    Asia shifts BMW’s confidence up a gear

    Some chief executives in Europe’s car industry are kept awake at night with thoughts of stagnant sales, factory closures and...

  3. beyondbrics

    August 29, 2012

    Russia: a bright spot for carmakers

    For global automakers, the Russian car industry appears to be a bright spot - a very, very bright spot - against a dismal...

  4. June 16, 2012

    Big Society dominates honours list

    David Cameron’s concept of the Big Society dominates the Queen’s birthday honours list, as business and politics take a back...

  5. June 12, 2012

    BMW to build hybrid car engine in UK

    BMW is to make engines for its forthcoming i8 hybrid sports car at its plant in Hams Hall near Birmingham, the German...

  6. May 2, 2012

    Wolfson losses widen but shares rally

    Shares in Wolfson Microelectronics rose by almost 6 per cent in spite of first-quarter pre-tax losses more than doubling at...

  7. April 6, 2012

    Picture remains fuzzy on YouView

    It is the project that its backers promised would “change the way you watch TV for ever”, offering viewers a choice of live...

  8. March 6, 2012

    Pace upbeat despite difficult year

    Mike Pulli, the new chief executive of Pace, insisted on Tuesday the troubled set-top box manufacturer had a bright future...

  9. February 24, 2012

    Finance director latest departure at Pace

    A third senior executive has left Pace in less than three months, as the beleaguered set-top box maker attempts to recover...

  10. February 7, 2012

    Wolfson reports third straight year of losses

    Weak consumer demand for electronics and smartphone product delays contributed to increased losses at Wolfson...

  11. December 1, 2011

    BMW to supply diesel engines to Toyota

    BMW has agreed to supply Toyota with diesel engines for some of the Japanese carmaker’s European vehicles, in a deal that...

  12. beyondbrics

    September 21, 2011

    Apple's emerging troubles

    If you can’t beat them, copy them – or even block them. That seems to be the message to the world’s biggest tech company,...

  13. August 9, 2011

    Carmaking: Brands to build on

    At a Frankfurt conference centre last month, Norbert Reithofer, BMW’s chief executive, took the stage to present the i3 and...

  14. July 14, 2011

    BMW points to green credentials

    BMW has unveiled a prototype electric bicycle that will form part of the fleet of 4,000 vehicles it is supplying for the...

  15. July 4, 2011

    Psion warns on supply chain problems

    Shares in Psion dropped 17 per cent on Monday after the UK-based technology company said it would report a loss of £4m...

  16. June 9, 2011

    Mini investment drives revival in carmaking

    Norbert Reithofer, chief executive of BMW, gestures during a television interview outside 10 Downing Street BMW has said the...

  17. May 31, 2011

    Pace investors greet Leighton appointment

    Talks to appoint Allan Leighton, one of the UK’s best-known businessmen, as chairman of Pace, were well under way in May...

  18. May 10, 2011

    Pace shares fall 40% after profit warning

    Shares in Pace fell almost 40 per cent after the set-top box manufacturer dented its credibility with investors by warning...

  19. March 16, 2011

    Imagination falls despite upbeat forecast

    Imagination Technologies, whose graphics chip designs feature in Apple’s iPad 2, said it would exceed its full-year target...

  20. March 8, 2011

    Pace drops as big US order is deferred

    Shares in Pace lost a fifth of their value as the set-top box manufacturer admitted that a big US customer had decided to...

  21. March 4, 2011

    Spy hoax fallout threatens to grow

    When Renault’s startling allegations of corporate espionage began to surface in January, many of the French carmaker’s...

  22. February 21, 2011

    BMW unveils ‘i’ sub-brand

    BMW has announced the creation of a sub-brand devoted to “sustainability” and said it had established a unit for mobility...

  23. February 8, 2011

    Emerging markets drive demand for cars

    Sascha Herrmann, sales director at Audi’s Frankfurt dealership, would love to sell more of the German premium carmaker’s Q5...

  24. January 17, 2011

    Academics given lessons on getting into a business mind

    A former panellist on television’s Dragons’ Den is to re-educate academics to think more commercially, in the latest...

  25. November 29, 2010

    University enterprise: good but must do better

    Universities and colleges in England are producing 28 business start-ups a year on average – an increase of about a quarter...

  26. September 29, 2010

    BMW seals engine supply deal with Saab

    Saab Automobile said it had signed a contract with Germany’s BMW to supply its next generation of vehicles with...

  27. August 9, 2010

    China boosts BMW sales volumes

    BMW, the world’s biggest premium car maker, increased sales volumes of its flagship BMW brand by 12 per cent in July thanks...

  28. May 24, 2010

    Chloride investors focused on bid revision

    Chloride is today expected to deliver improved annual revenue and profits in spite of muted conditions in key European...

  29. May 23, 2010

    Chloride investors focused on bid revision

    Chloride is on Monday expected to deliver improved annual revenue and profits in spite of muted conditions in key European...

  30. September 17, 2009

    Luxury carmakers bullish on sales

    Germany's premium carmakers Audi, BMW and Daimler underscored a regained confidence in the luxury sector yesterday when...

  31. September 16, 2009

    Audi, BMW and Daimler bullish on sales

    Revving up: Dieter Zetsche, chief executive, is confident of positive sales for Daimler. ’We expect [premium] markets to...

  32. September 8, 2009

    Ageing customers add to challenge for luxury carmakers

    Audi, BMW and Daimler, Germany's leading premium carmakers, are still reeling from the shock to demand triggered by the...

  33. September 7, 2009

    Ageing population is Germany’s big challenge

    Audi, BMW and Daimler, Germany’s leading premium carmakers, are still reeling from the shock to demand triggered by the...

  34. July 14, 2009

    BMW to ramp up production

    BMW is set to increase production in coming months as the world's biggest premium carmaker sees the global autos market...

  35. July 14, 2009

    Sales chief bullish as BMW prepares to bump up production

    BMW is set to increase production in coming months, as the world's biggest premium carmaker sees the global autos market...

  36. July 13, 2009

    BMW bullish as it prepares to bump up output

    BMW is set to increase production in coming months, as the world’s biggest premium carmaker sees the global car market...

  37. April 22, 2009

    Raymarine dives on warning

    Raymarine fell 12.3 per cent to 14¼p as the market reacted to Monday's after-hours profits warning from the marine...

  38. March 19, 2009

    BMW scraps sales targets

    BMW underscored the troubles of the luxury car segment yesterday when it scrapped its sales targets for the next few years....

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