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13,000 sign up for BMW's ReachNow mobility service in first month

More than 13,000 people in the Seattle area have signed up to be a part of BMW's new car- and ride-sharing service in the United States. ReachNow is what BMW bills a "premium car sharing" service positioned as an alternative to the likes of ZipCar and Car2Go. “The rapid adoption of ReachNow... read more

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Report: BMW i8 to receive more power, range

Although BMW’s i8 remains one of the most advanced production cars on the market, even two years after its arrival, the performance of the plug-in hybrid has always... read more May 3, 2016 by

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BMW adds SOS Intelligent Emergency Call tech to motorcycles

BMW says it will begin offering an emergency call system on its motorcycles that can summon first responders at the press of a red SOS button on the handlebar. The system is... read more May 2, 2016 by

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BMW quad-turbo diesel debuts at 2016 Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of diesel engines in the United States and possibly elsewhere is in doubt as a result of ongoing emissions cheating scandals, but automakers aren’t giving up... read more May 2, 2016 by

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2017 BMW i3 preview

BMW’s i3 broke new ground for the German automaker when it first hit the scene three years ago. The car remains unique in the market in that it combines a carbon... read more May 1, 2016 by

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BMW i8 finally sounds mean thanks to Heinz Performance exhaust

Despite what you might think, the BMW i8 is not a vehicle that actually depends solely on electricity for its power. Besides the electric motor there is also a turbocharged... read more April 29, 2016 by

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2019 BMW X3 M spy shots

Feast your eyes on the first spy shots of BMW’s upcoming X3 M. The high-performance crossover SUV will be based on the next generation of the X3 due out next year, and... read more April 25, 2016 by

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BMW builds long-wheelbase X1 for China

BMW has been cranking out its X1 compact crossover since 2009, when it debuted for the 2010 model year. The X1 has proven exceedingly popular as global sales of the model... read more April 25, 2016 by

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2016 BMW X1 first drive review

The new 2016 BMW X1 is, for the most part, a very good car. Yet there’s a big asterisk to this: It just doesn’t feel much like a BMW. In this age when executives... read more April 24, 2016 by

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BMW M2 runs up to its 171 mph top speed

The BMW M2 represents what the brand used to do best. It's a focused machine that promises to provide its driver with an engaging, enjoyable experience. It's not about... read more April 21, 2016 by

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BMW celebrates centenary with special V-12-powered 7-Series, fountain pen included

BMW's flagship sedan will soon be available with a unique trim package that highlights the automaker's 100th anniversary this year. The first 100th anniversary BMW released... read more April 21, 2016 by

BMW M Laptimer app with GoPro integration

BMW integrates GoPro with M Laptimer App

BMW says its M Laptimer app will now allow users to control a GoPro camera via the company's iDrive controller and infotainment screen. When users start up the M Laptimer... read more April 15, 2016 by

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BMW issues recall and stop-sale for 2016 7-Series

BMW North America has issued a recall and stop-sale for select 2016 7-Series sedans due to an issue with the airbag control module. The module was manufactured by... read more April 14, 2016 by

BMW celebrates five generations of the 5-Series

BMW sells 2-millionth sixth-generation 5-Series

BMW has now sold more than two million examples of its current generation mid-size sedan and wagon lineup, the 5-Series. Last year alone, BMW says it delivered 347,000... read more April 12, 2016 by

BMW ReachNow

BMW launches ReachNow car- and ride-sharing service

BMW's DriveNow car-sharing program receives a new name in the United States: ReachNow. In other markets, the program is still being called DriveNow but the rebranded ReachNow... read more April 12, 2016 by

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BMW named featured marque of 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

BMW will be the featured marque of the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed, an event that will help the German automaker celebrate its centennial. To mark the occasion, BMW says... read more April 10, 2016 by


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