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US Report Says BMW, Jaguar, and Volkswagen Used Illegal Chinese Parts With Links to Child Labor

BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen face scrutiny for using Chinese parts linked to Uyghur forced labor, prompting Senate calls for stricter Customs enforcement under UFLPA.

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US Senate Accuses BMW of Buying Car Components From Banned Chinese Supplier; Volkswagen, Jaguar Allegedly Involved As Well

US Senate Accuses BMW of Buying Car Components From Banned Chinese Supplier; Volkswagen, Jaguar Allegedly Involved As Well

The US Senate accuses BMW and other automakers of buying car components from a banned Chinese supplier. Here's what officials shared.

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Top Car Companies To Fund Car Charging Points

Volkswagen, its Audi and Porsche luxury brands, BMW, Daimler, and Ford’s European division have joined forces to build more electric car charging sites across Europe. The joint venture wants to create 400 charging sites next year in order to boost the demand on electric vehicles.

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Welt am Sonntag: BMW Unveils New i3 EV For 2017

BMW revealed today that the refreshed 2017 BMW i3 will get 94 Ah cells, which will bump battery capacity up to 33 kWh (from 22 kWh today) and will increase range substantially to “up to 114 miles,”

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BMW And Baidu Cease Research And Business Partnership; Reason And Details Are Here!

BMW and Baidu are both moving on separate ways as they ended their research and business ventures for greater horizons.

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BMW i Ventures Made Strategic Investment in RideCell Startup

The German carmaker's venture capital arm announced Wednesday to make strategic investment in RideCell. BMW established i Ventures in 2011 to target mobility service startups.

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Daimler Confirmed that Microsoft and Amazon May Involve in HERE Digital Mapping Service

HERE was a Nokia map service purchased by German car makers consortium last year. This Wednesday, Daimler confirmed Microsoft and Amazon is in talks with the consortium.

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BMW, the first car connected with IFTTT service

BMW becomes the first car to integrate a unique free feature into its vehicles, the IFTTT (If This Then That) services. This feature provides its customers with a host of personalized services through a newly built platform called BMW Labs. The customers are now able to automatically open garage doors while pulling into the driveway. They can send auto-alerts to spouse upon picking up kids from school, and even get the exact location of the parking spot in a Google Maps link.

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Takata to meet major customers to discuss business forecasts

Takata Corp is reportedly planning to meet its major clients in order to discuss its business forecasts. The US transport authorities announced a fresh recall of about 5 million vehicles subsequent to the recent death caused by the Japanese firm's airbag inflators.

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2016 Detroit auto show reveals BMW M2 price at $52,695

BMW reveals its new M2 at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The car is priced at $52,695, and a $995 destination charge.

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Regulators penalized BMW $40M for slow mini car recall

BMW North America faces a penalty of up to $40 million by U.S. auto-safety regulators for recall failures. According to US News, U.S. safety regulators have fined penalty with German automaker BMW AG with $40 million for a reason of not fast fixation of their Mini brand cars that failed federal crash tests.

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The BMW i8 Spyder will be in production very soon, says CEO Harald Krueger

The BMW i8 Spyder was first seen as a concept in the Beijing Auto Show back in 2012, but now, CEO Harald Krueger said a production version of the car will be introduced very soon.

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Mercedes Car Sales Create New Record in China

The Mercedes-Benz cars manufacturer Daimler had released its third quarter report for record sales and revenues. The car cited strong progress in Western Europe which is its biggest market, but its feat was surpassed by the sales it made in China.

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VW scandal exposes cozy ties with Berlin

The recent scandal that Germany faces has revealed the loose sanctions that its government has for the German automobile industry, what with the latter being the nation's poster child with its combined contribution of 413 billion euros revenue from the three biggest carmakers: Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler in 2014 alone. Whether it is justifiable or not has raised a moral issue argued upon these days with "just how many lives have perished because of this?" as the primary argument.

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Volkswagen CEO steps down; US may slap $18B penalty

Volkswagen's manipulation in emission norms is rocking Germany following the latest resignation of CEO Martin Winterkorn. Analysts forecast that the recent developments at Volkswagen will have an impact on business and politics in Europe's largest economy.

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