Tokyo Auto Salon 2024 – The other BMWs of TAS

Having explored BMW Group Japan’s contributions to the Auto Salon, let’s shift our focus to the array of BMWs exhibited at Makuhari Messe. Interestingly, BMWs played a notable role in this year’s event, marking a departure from the past when Porsches typically enjoyed a stronger presence. A standout model from …

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Porsche Macan EV vs. BMW iX3: Clash of Electric SUVs

Porsche’s electric Macan, announced in 2019, is here to challenge Tesla’s Model Y dominance. BMW’s aging iX3 faces a tough opponent, set for an upgrade in 2025 on the Neue Klasse platform. The Macan EV, riding on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE), co-developed with Audi, stands out as a dedicated …

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BMW M Goes Electric with Twin-Motor and Quad-Motor Options


In a chat with Ars Technica, BMW M’s CEO, Frank Van Meel, unveiled plans for future electric BMW M models. He shared that their engineers are exploring twin-motor RWD and quad-motor AWD designs. Van Meel believes the quad-motor approach could elevate the handling of these electric M cars. The technology …

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