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Brands related to this company: BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce

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UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

22 May 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automotive sector


BMW applies AI solutions to increase paint shop quality

22 May 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialists from BMW's central planning and its Munich plant are working on a pilot project in the plant's paint shop that improves precision and finish.


just-auto Plus only BMW Group selects NVIDIA to redefine factory logistics

15 May 2020


just-auto Plus only BMW Group makes logistics robots faster and smarter

13 May 2020


BMW Group India resumes local production at plant Chennai

11 May 2020

All other employees will continue to work from home. The plant will resume its operations in a single shift. Depending on the pandemic situation and government advisories, deployment of staff will be adjusted steadily. 


BMW to complete new main plant building in Shenyang this year

11 May 2020

BMW is committed to completing construction of a new CNY4.4bn (US$621m) main factory building in Shenyang this year, according to Chinese media reports citing local government officials.


BMW deliveries down 20.6% in Q1; warns of volatility in outlook

6 May 2020

BMW has reported a sharp fall in quarterly deliveries and warned that the decimation of demand in major automotive markets will impact its annual profits in 2020.


just-auto Plus only SGL Carbon receives contract for battery enclosure from BMW Group

27 April 2020


SGL Carbon receives BMW battery enclosure contract

27 April 2020

SGL Carbon has been nominated by BMW to produce a cover component for battery enclosures in series.


EU sales data shocks include Volvo outselling Fiat

17 April 2020

ACEA data for calendar Q1 in the European region reveal some astonishing changes in brand rankings. That includes Volvo easily outselling Fiat in March and Nissan being fewer than 500 vehicles behind all of FCA.


Ford boosts cash reserves but warns of $600m Q1 loss

14 April 2020

Ford has said it expects to post a $600m first quarter loss as stalled vehicle sales around the world hit its financial performance. The company has also taken steps to build up its cash reserves to address the unprecedented industry crisis caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus.


just-auto Plus only BMW Group focuses on flexibility and solidarity in dealing with coronavirus pandemic

7 April 2020


Ford toppled as UK market leader

6 April 2020

Ford has lost its long held position as the UK market's number one passenger vehicle brand. SMMT data for March show that during the first quarter, Volkswagen became the top selling marque.


just-auto Plus only BMW Prepares Fuel Cells for New SUV

6 April 2020


Germany - March car sales fall by 38 per cent

3 April 2020

The KBA has reported a record 37.7% year on year drop in March for the German passenger vehicle market. Sales ended the month at 215,119, with Volkswagen the market leader slightly bettering the overall fall.


just-auto Plus only BMW of North America reports Q1 2020 sales results

2 April 2020


just-auto Plus only BMW Group uses blockchain to drive supply chain transparency

1 April 2020


just-auto Plus only The powertrain for the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT: BMW Group reaffirms its ongoing commitment to hydrogen fuel cell technology

30 March 2020


BMW to step up investment in China despite recent market decline

23 March 2020

BMW is considering increasing its planned investments in China, according to local reports citing a company executive, despite the sharp decline in the country's vehicle market due to the COVID19 coronavirus.


just-auto Plus only BMW Group plans more than 30 billion euros on future-oriented technologies up to 2025

19 March 2020


Rolls-Royce stops production for at least four weeks

18 March 2020

Following parent company BMW's announcement earlier it was suspending output at plants in Europe and South Africa, Rolls-Royce said production at its Goodwood manufacturing plant would be shuttered from Monday 23 March for two weeks and, "in order to further secure the health and welfare of the employees of the company", that suspension would be followed by a previously planned two week Easter maintenance shutdown.


BMW closing factories in Europe and South Africa

18 March 2020

BMW is suspending output at plants in Europe and South Africa (a key source of RHD cars for the African continent and export) and said its pre-tax profit and vehicle deliveries would drop significantly in 2020 as coronavirus spreads.


Unite union urges UK govt to "pick up phone" in coronavirus crisis

17 March 2020

British government requests for domestic manufacturers to turn some of their lines to ventilator production have met with a positive reaction from one UK union, but which is nonetheless urging London to "pick up the phone" to discuss the health situation and the economy.


UK asks JCB to evaluate ventilator production

17 March 2020

JCB says it has been approached by British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson asking whether or not the manufacturer could transfer some of its skills to ventilator production as the coronavirus pandemic increasingly concentrates European governments' minds.


just-auto Plus only Automatic emission-free city driving: Green light for BMW eDrive Zones in nearly 80 cities across Europe

17 March 2020


BMW takes 2019 profitability hit, but says targets met

13 March 2020

The BMW Group saw operating profit decline by 17% in 2019, but says it successfully met its targets, helped by a strong fourth quarter and sales of high-margin SUVs.


BMW launches F44 2 Series Gran Coupé

13 March 2020

The worldwide sales launch for F44 has begun. BMW's new 4.5m long sedan is aimed mainly at the USA - expected to take 25 per cent of global volume - where, in the absence of the 1 Series, it becomes the brand's entry-level model. In Europe, Germany is seen as the top market, followed by the UK where 6,000 sales are forecast for the first full year.


5G seen 'shifting C-V2X into high gear'

12 March 2020

With the global commercial rollout of 5G for consumers now in full swing, the new generation of cellular connectivity will also have a transformative effect on roadways, a research company said.


just-auto Plus only BMW’s new brand design for online and offline communication.

9 March 2020


just-auto Plus only GS Yuasa launches new auxiliary battery for Audi, BMW, and Mercedes vehicles

6 March 2020

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Daily COVID-19 autos briefing FREE TO READ

22 May 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automot...


BMW applies AI to increase paint shop quality

22 May 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialists from BMW's central planning and its Munich plant are wor...


just-auto Plus only BMW Group selects NVIDIA to redefine logistics

15 May 2020

BMW Group has selected the new NVIDIA Isaac robotics platform to enhance its automotive factories...


just-auto Plus only BMW Group makes logistics robots faster, smarter

13 May 2020

In future, the BMW Group will be increasing its use of high-performance computer technology, part...


BMW to complete new main plant building

11 May 2020

BMW is committed to completing construction of a new CNY4.4bn (US$621m) main factory building in...


BMW India resumes local production at Chennai

11 May 2020

BMW Group India has started operations at Plant Chennai in accordance with guidelines issued by l...



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