Oliver Zipse

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BMW says Neue Klasse platform might support combustion engines

It was back in March when BMW announced the revival of the Neue Klasse to signal a dedicated electric platform due in 2025. A “radically new approach” was promised, along with a “completely redefined IT and software…

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BMW CEO wants to sell 3 million cars per year

After a fast recovery due to the pandemic, BMW Group sets new sales targets for the future. According to BMW boss Oliver Zipse, the Munich-based automaker wants to sell three million vehicles per year. The…

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BMW Wants to Transition MINI Brand to All-Electric by 2030

Recently, several automakers have announced plans to go fully electric by 2030 at the latest, with some brands like Ford aiming at an earlier conversion. Yet, German brands have been oddly quiet about full electric…

Video: Christoph Waltz banters with Oliver Zipse about the BMW iX

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BMW rumored to go through job cuts by 2022

BMW’s finance chief Nicolas Peter is rumored to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs by 2022, mostly at the carmaker’s Munich headquarters, a German magazine reported on Thursday. German Manager Magazin also said that Ilka…

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First day of work: Oliver Zipse takes over BMW AG

Today, August 16, Oliver Zipse will officially take over the chairmanship of the BMW AG Executive Board. He succeeds Harald Krüger, who took over the company on May 13, 2015. Zipse takes over the BMW…