BMW: News

Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) is a German automobile manufacturer which produces motorcycles and luxury cars. It was founded in 1916 as an aircraft engine manufacturer. In 1923, the company launched its first Motorcycle, the BMW R 32 and later became an automobile manufacturer in 1928 and unveiled its first BMW small car in 1929. Hopping to 2013, the company released its first all-electric series production model, the BMW i3. With its headquarters based in Munich, the BMW Group has around 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries. The four-wheeler models are marketed under BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce brands, while the motorcycles sell under the BMW Motorrad name.

12 Jul 2024

Maharashtra

BMW hit-and-run accused drank beer while driving after whiskey binge 

Mihir Shah (23)—the main accused in the BMW hit-and-run case—has admitted to consuming large amounts of alcohol before the incident early Sunday morning.

11 Jul 2024

Eknath Shinde

Legal drinking age in India under spotlight after BMW hit-and-run

The main accused in the BMW hit-and-run case Mihir Shah (24) allegedly used a fake ID card showing his age as 27—above the legal drinking age of 25 in Maharashtra—to gain entry to a pub in Juhu, Mumbai, reports said on Thursday.

BMW recalls nearly 4L cars in US over faulty airbags

BMW has recalled over 390,000 vehicles in the US, due to a potential issue with airbag inflators, that could explode and cause serious injury or death.

11 Jul 2024

Shiv Sena

Why Mumbai pub served BMW hit-and-run accused alcohol, violating rules 

Mihir Shah, the 23-year-old primary suspect in the fatal BMW hit-and-run case in Mumbai, was reportedly served alcohol at a local pub before the tragic accident in which one woman was killed.

BMW hit-and-run accused changed appearance to avoid arrest: Report 

Mihir Shah, the main suspect in the hit-and-run case in Mumbai, shaved his beard to conceal his identity, India Today reported, citing sources.

10 Jul 2024

Eknath Shinde

Mumbai bar where BMW hit-and-run accused spent hours bulldozed 

City officials demolished sections of the Vice-Global Tapas Bar in Mumbai's Juhu Wednesday morning, 24 hours after the Excise Department sealed the property.

10 Jul 2024

Eknath Shinde

How friend's phone helped track BMW hit-and-run case accused Mihir

Mihir Shah—the main accused in the Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case—was arrested on Tuesday, after being on the run for three days.

09 Jul 2024

Eknath Shinde

BMW hit-and-run case accused Mihir Shah arrested after 3 days

Mihir Shah—the main accused in the Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case—was arrested on Tuesday, after being on the run for three days.

09 Jul 2024

Tamil Nadu

TN: 61-year-old struck by car, flung 20 feet in air

A 61-year-old woman was hit by a speeding sedan in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district on Sunday.

09 Jul 2024

Mumbai Police

Mumbai-hit-and-run: Woman ran over twice to mislead investigation, says police

Revealing new details about Sunday's fatal hit-and-run in Mumbai, police told the court on Monday that the accused, Mihir Shah, allegedly switched seats with his driver after dragging the victim on the car's bonnet for nearly one-and-a-half kilometers.

08 Jul 2024

Eknath Shinde

Mumbai hit-and-run: Six teams searching for Sena leader's absconding son

Police have deployed six teams to locate the absconding main accused in the Mumbai hit-and-run case Mihir Shah—son of Rajesh Shah, leader of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's Shiv Sena.

08 Jul 2024

Maharashtra

CCTV shows Sena leader's son leaving pub before BMW crash

Amid the search for Mihir Shah—son of Shiv Sena leader Rajesh Shah— following a fatal BMW crash in Mumbai Sunday, viral CCTV footage has surfaced showing him leaving a pub in a Mercedes with four friends before the incident.

07 Jul 2024

Mumbai

BMW rams into bike-borne couple in Mumbai's Worli, woman dies 

A woman lost her life when the bike she was riding on with her husband was hit by a speeding BMW from behind in Mumbai's Worli on Sunday morning.

06 Jul 2024

OpenAI

Are robots taking over car factories? BMW says yes

California-based robotics firm, Figure, has released a video demonstrating its humanoid robot, Figure 01, participating in the car assembly process at BMW's facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

05 Jul 2024

BMW Motorrad

BMW launches R 12 motorcycle range, prices start at ₹20L

BMW Motorrad has introduced its latest roadster models, the R 12 and R 12 nineT, to the Indian market.

01 Jul 2024

Mercedes-Benz

Upcoming car launches in July from BMW, Tata, MINI, Hyundai

The Indian automotive industry is preparing for an eventful July with the launch of several new and refreshed models.

26 Jun 2024

BMW M5

2025 BMW M5 sedan goes official with superior performance

BMW has revealed its latest super sedan, the 2025 M5, marking it as the most powerful and heaviest M5 to date due to its hybrid powertrain.

23 Jun 2024

Auto

BMW greenlights development of affordable electric models i1 and i2

BMW has given the go-ahead for the development of two entry-level electric vehicles, the i1 and i2.

22 Jun 2024

BMW Motorrad

BMW CE 04 e-scooter's India launch set for July 14

BMW has officially confirmed the launch of its CE 04 electric scooter in India, slated for July 14.

22 Jun 2024

BMW 5 Series

BMW opens pre-bookings for new 5 Series LWB in India

BMW has announced the commencement of pre-bookings for its new-generation 5 Series Long Wheelbase (LWB) in India. The official launch is slated for July 24.

19 Jun 2024

BMW X3

BMW unveils 4th-generation X3 SUV with new design, advanced features

BMW has pulled the covers off its fourth-generation X3 SUV, showcasing a fresh design, advanced features, and a new platform.

19 Jun 2024

Justin Timberlake

'Bloodshot' Justin Timberlake arrested for DWI; later released from custody

In a piece of shocking news, pop icon Justin Timberlake was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Sag Harbor, New York, as confirmed by his attorney.

16 Jun 2024

BMW 5 Series

Everything we know about BMW 5 Series LWB in India

BMW has unveiled the 5 Series Long Wheelbase (LWB) in India, marking the first time this model has been introduced outside of China.

13 Jun 2024

Auto

2025 BMW M2 debuts with more power and updated cabin

BMW has unveiled the 2025 iteration of its M2, marking the first significant update since its debut in 2023.

11 Jun 2024

Sedan

BMW to launch 5 Series LWB on July 24

BMW has announced the launch of its new 5 Series sedan in India on July 24.

05 Jun 2024

Ducati Multistrada V4

BMW R 1300 GS to launch in India next week

BMW's much-awaited R 1300 GS is slated to be launched in India on June 13, as confirmed by an official listing on the BMW Motorrad's website.

05 Jun 2024

Latest Cars

2025 BMW 1 Series debuts with cosmetic changes, upgraded powertrains

BMW has officially revealed the 2025 BMW 1 Series, introducing the F70 model as a replacement for the five-year-old F40.

04 Jun 2024

Austria

2025 BMW M5 set to break cover this month

BMW is gearing up to reveal the next-generation M5, known as the G90, by the end of June.

01 Jun 2024

Auto

BMW Skytop concept car is preparing for limited production

BMW's Skytop Concept car is ready for homologation and might be manufactured in limited quantities as early as 2025, according to company executives.

29 May 2024

Auto

BMW unveils 2024 3 Series with design and tech upgrades

German automaker BMW has revealed the updated 3 Series for 2024. The new model features design modifications, interior enhancements, and advanced infotainment software.

29 May 2024

Latest Cars

2025 BMW M3 sedan gets aesthetic enhancements, power boost

German automaker BMW has introduced an updated version of its M3 sedan, a performance car icon, for the model year 2025.

26 May 2024

Audi

Mercedes, Audi, BMW to introduce new car models in India

Luxury car manufacturers, including Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and MINI, are preparing to launch as many as nine new models in India this year.

25 May 2024

Auto

BMW unveils new Concept Skytop roadster at Concours d'Elegance event

BMW has showcased its latest concept car, the BMW Concept Skytop, at the 2024 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este event.

21 May 2024

Ferrari

Naga Chaitanya adds ₹3.5cr Porsche to his luxury car collection

South sensation Naga Chaitanya has expanded his impressive collection of luxury vehicles with a recent acquisition of a silver Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

18 May 2024

Pininfarina

Pininfarina and Morgan debut exclusive Midsummer speedster: Check features

Morgan Motor Company and Pininfarina have jointly unveiled a new two-seat sports car named the Midsummer.

14 May 2024

Auto

BMW launches world's most powerful crossover motorcycle at ₹45 lakh

BMW has introduced the M 1000 XR, the third motorcycle in its performance-based M series, to the Indian market.

08 May 2024

Latest Cars

2025 BMW M4 CS debuts with improved design and performance

The highly anticipated 2025 BMW M4 CS has been unveiled, showcasing enhanced power, reduced weight, and exceptional speed.

02 May 2024

Auto

BMW M4 Competition debuts in India at ₹1.53 crore

BMW has introduced the M4 Competition, one of its most potent models, in the Indian market.

25 Apr 2024

BMW i4

BMW i5 electric sedan launched in India at ₹1.2 crore

BMW has launched its i5 electric sedan in India. The premium EV is offered in a single M60 xDrive variant and costs ₹1.20 crore (ex-showroom).

25 Apr 2024

BMW i4

2025 BMW i4 electric sedan breaks cover: Check what's new

BMW has unveiled its updated i4 electric sedan and deliveries will begin from July this year.