From dung to BMWs at green energy plant in Pretoria

2015-11-24 08:56

Forty minutes east of Pretoria, amid the lowing of thousands of cows and the strong stink of dung, a small factory has taken on the challenge of turning manure into energy.

BMW SA drops the Springboks

2015-11-23 16:04

BMW South Africa won't renew its sponsorship of the Springboks. The automaker says its decision has nothing to do with the outcome of the Rugby World Cup.

User review: Driving BMW's i8 sports car

2015-11-18 09:33

Wheels24 user TREVOR NOBLE experiences BMW's i8 sports car paces for a weekend. Here are his thoughts...

BMW invests a whopping R6bn in SA

2015-11-16 13:08

BMW Group plans to invest R6bn in its Rosslyn Plant. The investment will allow the plant to produce next generation BMW X3 locally.

SA lessons from BMW: Skills development. Need local engineers not German.

2015-11-12 16:21

CEO Tim Abbott says BMW is looking to South Africa for skills development, and that the company is keen on developing local talent.

How BMW will turn cow dung into cars

2015-11-01 15:37

BMW’s car assembly plant in South Africa is doing its bit to help the German car maker edge towards a global target to supply all its production with renewable energy: It’s getting some of its power from cow manure.

Would you pay R2-million for the 'most powerful' M5 in SA?

2015-10-23 07:38

BMW SA has released 20 limited edition versions of its most powerful series-production M5 yet. It's worth nearly R2-million and five have already been sold!

Is the new BMW M2 coming to SA?

2015-10-15 07:03

BMW SA wet blue-propeller appetites with the announcement that the hardcore M4 GTS is coming to Mzansi. Is the new M2 Coupe also headed for SA?

Top 10 'most valuable' car brands

2015-10-06 08:42

The 2015 Best Global Brands has been revealed. Find out which automaker takes the title of 'most valuable' car brand...

Diesel crisis: Car emissions tests vs real world

2015-09-28 15:30

New cars are spewing out on average of 40% more carbon dioxide than laboratory tests show, according reports. It seems many automakers are cheating...


Boks line up replacement for BMW

2015-11-23 17:09

Although SARU have confirmed that BMW will not renew their current sponsorship deal, the organisation is talking to other potential sponsors.

Boks lose second sponsor in as many days

2015-11-23 15:14

The Springboks have lost a second sponsor in a matter of days with German car company BMW joining Absa in not renewing their contract.

BMW SA: 3 Series out, next X3 to be built in Pretoria

2015-11-16 15:00

BMW has announced that it will invest a total of R6bn at its Rosslyn factory in Pretoria. The next-gen X3 will be built in SA coinciding with end of the locally-built 3 Series.

Small cylinders, electric bikes for BMW Motorcycles

2015-11-13 11:56

BMW Motorcycles said it would rely increasingly on small-cylinder models and even electric bicycles to achieve massive sales growth over the next five years.

For the love of bikes: BMW's epic Motorrad Days in SA

2015-11-12 09:46

Following the huge success of BMW Motorrad Days in Germany, BMW Motorrad SA decided to bring the event to our local shores.

Converting cow dung into (horse) power

2015-10-28 09:09

In an effort to go green, BMW SA's division recently partnered with biogas producer, Bio2Watt. This means a third of its electricity for its Rosslyn plant will be generated from cow dung.

SA BMW plant to get power from manure, waste

2015-10-16 19:39

BMW SA’s Pretoria plant will get up to 30% of its power through renewable energy from a biogas project, says the German car maker.

BMW M4 GTS: Is it really headed for SA?

2015-10-09 06:55

Are the rumours true, is the ultimate BMW coupe, the M4 GTS, on its way to South Africa? We have details, pictures and video!

5 things you need to know about the new BMW 3 Series

2015-10-01 10:44

BMW celebrates the 40th anniversary of its popular sedan, the 3 Series, in South Africa. Here are five things you need to know about the new model!

Diesel crisis: 2.1 million Audis affected

2015-09-28 13:02

Audi, part of the Volkswagen group, says 2.1 million of its vehicles are among those affected by the emissions-rigging scandal.

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