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BMW Korea Teams Up with KEPCO for EV Charging Tech Development

BMW Korea Teams Up with KEPCO for EV Charging Tech Development

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) — BMW Group Korea said Monday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s state power firm Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) for joint development of a next-generation “plug-and-charge” electric vehicle (EV) charging service. The plug-and-charge service allows for one-stop processing of user identification and payment by simply [...]

BMW Most Popular Imported Car Brand Among Men; Women Prefer Mercedes-Benz

BMW Most Popular Imported Car Brand Among Men; Women Prefer Mercedes-Benz

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — BMW became this year’s most chosen car by Korean men, while Mercedes-Benz became the most popular choice for Korean women. The Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association reported that private consumers in South Korea bought 123,079 imported cars between January and August of this year. Among them, men bought [...]

BMW Korea to Achieve Contactless After-sales Service Environment by 2022

BMW Korea to Achieve Contactless After-sales Service Environment by 2022

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — BMW Group Korea said Thursday it will release an upgraded version of BMW Plus and MINI Plus, two apps used for after-sales services. The new apps will serve as BMW’s leading platform for contactless, digital after-sales services based on a new user interface that reflects the information users need [...]

Mercedes-Benz and BMW Sell More than 3 Other Foreign Carmakers Combined

Mercedes-Benz and BMW Sell More than 3 Other Foreign Carmakers Combined

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — German carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles in South Korea in April compared to local units of three foreign carmakers combined, an industry association said Sunday. The Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association reported that 8,430 vehicles made by Mercedes-Benz and 6,113 BMWs were newly registered last month, [...]