BMW: CSR & Sustainability News

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) was established in 1975 as the United States importer of BMW luxury/performance vehicles. BMW of North America assumed import and distribution responsibilities for BMW motorcycles in 1980. BMW of North America also began to distribute light trucks in 1999. BMW of North America’s Corporate Headquarters is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.


3p Weekend: 5 Signs 2015 Is the Year of the EV

We're only a few months into the year, but all signs point to 2015 being a big one for electric vehicles. So, start…

Volkswagen to Invest $10 Million in U.S. EV Charging Infrastructure

Off the back of its partnership with BMW and Chargepoint, Volkswagen announced it will invest $10 million in EV charging infrastructure in the…
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Volkswagen, BMW Join Forces to Create EV-Charging Corridor

With a first-phase rollout of 100 charging stations, the partnership could very well give Tesla a run for its money -- with one…

Will 2015 Be the Year of the Plug-in Hybrid?

According to the website EVObsession, there will be at least 15 new electric vehicle models hitting marketplace this year.
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Elon Musk Lays Out Future Plans for Tesla

In a recent interview with AutoExpress magazine, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's future plans, which include a lower-priced Model 3 and…

EVs and the Emerging Solar-Powered Energy Ecosystem

Elon Musk has crafted a triple bottom line business template based on EVs, charging stations and solar energy. It's not the only one…
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3p Weekend: 8 New Electric Vehicles and Plug-Ins We Can’t Wait to Drive

EV production worldwide is projected to increase by 67 percent this year -- with some truly drool-worthy rides set to hit the market.…

Great CSR Leadership Examples for 2014

Consumers really care about a company‚Äôs corporate social responsibility track record. According to research, only 17 percent of consumers surveyed would consider referring…
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Honda Hops Aboard the Vehicle-to-Grid Train

Honda joins vehicle-to-grid demonstration project at University of Delaware.
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‘Sustainable’ German Auto Companies Lobby to Stop EU Climate Regulation

Heavy lobbying from the German automobile industry caused German Chancellor Angela Merkel to oppose new EU carbon regulation. It was pretty interesting to…

Gas-Powered Loaners: A Cure for EV Range Anxiety?

You want an EV, but suddenly you contract a severe case of range anxiety. Fiat and BMW feel your pain and have come…
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Larger Corporate Presence Now the Reality in the Sharing Economy

The rise of the sharing economy, or collaborative consumption, means it has become far more mainstream, and therefore corporations are taking an interest.

Research Shows Companies Are Losing Sight of the Big Sustainability Picture

A recent research study found that in their drive for transparency, companies are losing sight of the big sustainability picture. It was as…
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BMW Switches to Iceland Data Center to Reduce Carbon Emissions

BMW will relocate some of its high performance computing programs to a 45-acre green data center complex in southwestern Iceland.
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Future of Electric Vehicles Remains Bright, Despite Detractors

The success of electric vehicles will not be determined by looking at monthly sales figures or even on a quarterly earnings. Some things…