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2009 BMW Concept ActiveE

BMW Announces Markets For ActiveE Electric 1-Series Trials

The next stage of BMW’s electric vehicle rollout program is about to commence, with the automaker announcing today markets that will participate in the 1-Series ActiveE field trial when it begins next summer. Just as they have for the initial MINI E trial, the New York metro market and the... read more

September 23, 2010 by 
 
BMW M Power Meter iPhone app

BMW M Division Opens Dedicated Showroom In Singapore

In what could prove to be the first of many to open in markets where BMW cars are sold, a new showroom dedicated to selling only high-performance BMW M Division cars is about... read more July 28, 2010 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Convertible rendering

Rendered: 2012 BMW 1-Series Convertible

BMW released an updated version of the 1-Series compact in late 2008 but since then suspicious prototypes of a new car with similar proportions and signature BMW styling have... read more July 27, 2010 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series M car spy shots

2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe Launch Dates Leaked?

The BMW 1-Series M Coupe is coming. We've seen spy shots for months now, and BMW confirmed the car earlier this month with an official teaser video, "goosepimples" and all... read more July 20, 2010 by 


 
McLaren MP4-12C makes world debut at Goodwood Festival.

Video: MP4-12C At Goodwood, BMW 1-series M Coupe Preview

There are plenty of good videos that have popped up on Youtube with sports cars that will soon be available on the market. The Goodwood Festival of Speed in the England... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
BMW Megacity Vehicle two-door rendering

Rendered: BMW's Carbon Fiber Megacity Vehicle

BMW has already released an official teaser sketch of its upcoming Megacity Vehicle (MCV), and even a gallery of the carbon fiber unibody. But so far, it hasn't been easy to... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
BMW Megacity Vehicle official teaser

BMW Releases Full Carbon Fiber Gallery For New Megacity Vehicle (MCV)

In March of 2008 BMW first announced plans to establish a new research division called ‘Project i,’ whose task would be to develop a number of solutions for a vehicle... read more July 1, 2010 by 


 
Aston Martin Cygnet Concept

Are The Luxury Brands Getting Bloated?

Everyone seems to be expanding their lineups in order to be competitive in global markets and meet fuel economy regulations. Common practice is to fill in gaps with new... read more June 12, 2010 by 


 
2010 BMW 1-Series

BMW Stops Sales Of 1-Series, Recall For Fire Risk Pending

It's not everyday that a new recall is announced, but it sure seems like it. The latest to face the safety firing squad is the BMW 1-Series, which has been halted from... read more June 11, 2010 by 


 
2011 BMW 135i

Superchips Offers 360 Horsepower ECU Retune For BMW 135i

BMW is working on a hotter version of the 1-Series that’s due next year and set to wear fabled M badges, but if you can’t wait that long or aren’t prepared to pay the... read more June 7, 2010 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series M car spy shots

Spy Shots: 2012 BMW 1-Series M Car

Fans of the E30 and E36 M3s and even earlier BMWs have been longing for a return of a smaller, hopefully lighter, M car. But so far, BMW has shied away from building a... read more June 7, 2010 by 


 
BMW 1-Series M Car or 'M1' spy shots

M Boss Kay Segler Confirms 1-Series M Car, M5 Turbo V-8

Spy shots, rumors, reports and speculation have followed the development of the 1-Series M car. This week, we get further confirmation from BMW M Division boss Kay Segler... read more June 3, 2010 by 


 
2011 BMW 135i

First Drive: 2011 BMW 135i DCT

Dual-clutch gearboxes. Not yet common parlance for the average buyer, but a frequent topic of debate among enthusiasts. The rift: rowing your own cogs versus having a... read more May 21, 2010 by 


 
BMW logo

BMW In Name Only: Autocar Predicts FWD 1-series

There are some things that you never do, like spitting into the wind. The same could be said for making a front-wheel-drive BMW, a concept which the company seems to... read more May 14, 2010 by 


 
2012 BMW minicar rendering

More Details On BMW's MINI-Based, Front-Wheel Drive Small Car

The race is on for luxury carmakers to see who can be the first to dominate the "true premium" subcompact market in the U.S., and BMW looks like it's going to be a bit late... read more May 14, 2010 by 


 
2009 Volkswagen BlueSport Concept

Porsche Should Be Building A 914 Instead Of A 918

The recent unveiling of the 918 Spyder hybrid concept was a wonderful thing, no doubt, but it got me to thinking that the entire Volkswagen Group, which consists of... read more April 30, 2010 by 


 
 

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