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Audi, BMW and Mercedes acquire Nokia’s HERE Maps in $3.1 billion deal

In a historic move, Germany’s three major premium automakers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler have joined forces to acquire Nokia’s HERE digital mapping and location services business. The deal, which should be finalized by early 2016, is valued at 2.8 billion euros... read more

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2016 BMW M2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 BMW M2 spy shots and video

The new BMW 2-Series is one of the many culprits of the brand’s confusingly revamped naming system, but that doesn’t stop it from being a very fun little luxury... read more July 16, 2015 by


 
BMW i8 hydrogen fuel cell concept

BMW i8 Fuel Cell Car Sounds Like The Future: Video

BMW recently unveiled an i8-based research vehicle that it built several years ago when it first started looking at developing a production-ready hydrogen fuel cell stack. A... read more July 15, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 7-Series production

Watch How BMW Adds Carbon Fiber To Its 2016 7-Series: Video

BMW proved with its i3 and i8 that carbon fiber in the form of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) could be used effectively in the mass production of vehicles. Now the... read more July 15, 2015 by


 
2003 BMW Alpina B7

A Look Back At Alpina’s 50-Year History: Video

Alpina is still not widely known in the United States but for BMW diehards the brand is synonymous with performance, individuality and craftsmanship. Alpina was founded in... read more July 10, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW Alpina B3 Biturbo Sports Tourer spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 BMW Alpina B3 Biturbo Spy Shots

Only yesterday we saw Alpina’s new B7 based on the latest-generation BMW 7-Series, and now we have spy shots of the semi-official BMW tuner’s new 3-Series-based... read more July 10, 2015 by


 
2013 BMW M5

BMW M Boss Says 600 HP Is The Limit, Manuals Not Long For This World

Manual transmissions have fallen out of favor with mainstream buyers, but hardcore enthusiasts aren't giving up on them. So surely BMW's M division, maker of performance cars... read more July 6, 2015 by


 
BMW 1-Series Hatchback prototype with direct water injection

BMW Shows Off More Vehicles With Power-Boosting Water Injection

BMW held a presentation at its test center in Miramas, France during the past week where the automaker showed off a number of its upcoming powertrain technologies. The... read more July 5, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer Plug-In Hybrid Edges Closer To Production

When BMW first previewed its 2-Series Active Tourer back in 2012 with the Concept Active Tourer, it chose to fit the vehicle with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, suggesting that... read more July 2, 2015 by


 
BMW i8 hydrogen fuel cell concept

BMW Shows Off Fuel Cell-Powered i8 And 5-Series GT

In late 2011, BMW signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota for collaboration on a number of projects, one of which was development of a new sports car platform to... read more July 2, 2015 by


 
2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW 1-Series Predictive Gear Shift Reads The Road: Video

BMW's Predictive Gear Shift is unquestionably trick technology. First appearing on the company's Rolls-Royce Wraith, and later on its BMW 7-Series, the system uses satellite... read more June 29, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 7-Series enhanced by BMW Individual personalization department

New Video Outlines The Best That BMW Individual Has To Offer

Vehicle personalization has never been more popular, especially when it comes to the ultra-luxury marques such as Rolls-Royce and Ferrari where almost every product rolling... read more June 23, 2015 by


 
2015 BMW i8

BMW i8 Powertrain Voted 2015 International Engine Of The Year

The sophisticated plug-in hybrid powertrain of the BMW i8 sports car has been rated the top engine in this year’s International Engine of the Year Awards, the official... read more June 17, 2015 by


 
BMW Highly Automated Driving prototype

Chinese Rival To Google Working With BMW On Autonomous Car, Prototype To Launch This Year

Google isn't the only tech giant in the autonomous car game any longer as Chinese search engine giant Baidu is hoping to start testing of a self-driving car this year... read more June 15, 2015 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 BMW 5-Series Spy Video

BMW has developed a new modular platform that in some shape or form will be found in all of the automaker’s vehicles from the next-generation 3-Series up. The new... read more June 11, 2015 by


 
BMW V12 LMR that won overall in the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans

BMW To Return To Le Mans With Radical Hydrogen Fuel Cell Racer?

BMW hasn’t competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 1999, when its V12 LMR secured the first and only overall victory for the German automaker in the prestigious race... read more June 11, 2015 by


 
 

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