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Not Too Fast, Automakers Should Reconsider Electric-Only Strategy, BMW CEO Warns
Not Too Fast, Automakers Should Reconsider Electric-Only Strategy, BMW CEO Warns

15 Apr 2022, 12:35 UTC / BMW CEO during a roundtable meeting in New York warned automakers against relying on a few select countries since it could lead to increased dependancy

 
BMW iX1 Teaser Suggests It Looks Like an i3 on Steroids
BMW iX1 Teaser Suggests It Looks Like an i3 on Steroids

18 Mar 2022, 13:17 UTC / That’s obviously not the case. However, the front end of the new iX1 in this teaser seems to aim to make i3 owners feel they already know this guy

 
BMW i4 and iX Would be Sold Out for Months, According to CEO
BMW i4 and iX Would be Sold Out for Months, According to CEO

29 Dec 2021, 21:07 UTC / Oliver Zipse said that the warm reception these vehicles had will help the German brand create up to 6,000 new jobs in 2022

 
Christoph Waltz Is Not Big on Christmas Parties and He Escapes One in a Gorgeous BMW iX
Christoph Waltz Is Not Big on Christmas Parties and He Escapes One in a Gorgeous BMW iX

20 Dec 2021, 11:16 UTC / Christmas parties are not everyone's cup of tea, and Christoph Waltz is one of those who is not big on them. Watch him trying to avoid one thrown by BMW's CEO

 
Shots Fired: BMW CEO Says Tesla Is No Match for Them in Terms of Quality and Reliability
Shots Fired: BMW CEO Says Tesla Is No Match for Them in Terms of Quality and Reliability

11 Nov 2021, 14:40 UTC / BMW CEO Oliver Zipse believes Tesla isn’t quite a premium brand yet and that BMW continues to have bigger aspirations regarding customer satisfaction

 
BMW's CEO Says Tesla's Massive Castings Are Not Something They Would Follow
BMW's CEO Says Tesla's Massive Castings Are Not Something They Would Follow

5 Nov 2021, 01:39 UTC / Oliver Zipse disputed the name Tesla uses for these castings and also that they represent any sort of advantage: repairability costs would be an issue.

 
BMW Probably Hopes Christoph Waltz' Star Power Will Save the iX, We Bet It Won't
BMW Probably Hopes Christoph Waltz' Star Power Will Save the iX, We Bet It Won't

18 Nov 2020, 13:56 UTC / The premium German automaker has managed to escape social media criticism of the 4 Series, M3, and M4 grille by diverting attention to its iX electric flagship

 
Oliver Zipse to Replace Harald Kruger as BMW Chairman of the Management Board
Oliver Zipse to Replace Harald Kruger as BMW Chairman of the Management Board

19 Jul 2019, 15:20 UTC / BMW appoints Oliver Zipse as Harald Kruger's successor to the position of Chairman of the Management Board starting August 16