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BMW 740e, X5 xDrive 40e: where do low-range plug-in hybrids fit in?

BMW 740e, X5 xDrive 40e: where do low-range plug-in hybrids fit in?

More than a year ago, we spent a weekend with a 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e luxury plug-in hybrid SUV. Rated at 14 miles of range, it never achieved anything near that number in winter weather. Now our colleague Kirk Bell has driven a 2017 BMW 740e plug-in hybrid luxury sedan that uses the same... read more

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2015 BMW 740Ld xDrive, upstate New York, May 2015

2015 BMW 740Ld xDrive Diesel: Fuel Economy Review

For long road trips, there are few better ways to travel than in a large German luxury sedan with a diesel engine. We learned that lesson three years ago, when we tested a... read more June 2, 2015 by


 
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Next BMW 7-Series To Use 'Carbon Core' Based on i3 Electric Car Body

The BMW i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid sport coupe are audacious examples of advanced technology in many ways. Not the least of it are body shells made of carbon-fiber... read more April 20, 2015 by


 
2014 BMW 7-Series

2014 BMW 740Ld xDrive: Turbodiesel Added To Largest BMW Sedan

Big cars with adequate gas mileage are hard to come by, but one of the best options at the moment is diesel power. At its best, the BMW 7-Series is a bit of a gas-guzzler... read more January 26, 2014 by


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Series

BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Priced At $84K, Gas Mileage Yet Unknown

What’s the price of luxury green driving? If you’re BMW, and that luxury is the all-new 2013 ActiveHybrid 7 full hybrid, the answer is $84,895. With pricing just... read more July 26, 2012 by 0


 
2013 BMW 7-Series

BMW To Launch Diesel Flagship 7-Series Sedan For 2014

If you want to know what's coming down the pike in German luxury cars, just watch Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi. Whenever one maker launches a new car, crossover, body style... read more June 5, 2012 by 0


 
2013 BMW 7-Series

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Gets Updated Full Hybrid Powertrain

BMW's first-ever hybrid sedan, the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 launched for 2011, was an odd beast. Its mild-hybrid system paired a 455-horsepower 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 with a... read more May 25, 2012 by 5


 
2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7

2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Qualifies For $900 Tax credit

The all-new 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 is currently rolling into dealerships across the country and potential customers will be happy to know that they will be entitled to a... read more June 4, 2010 by 0


 
BMW Mini

BMW's New Hydrogen Hybrid Mini: Hydrogen, Huh? Oh, REALLY?

Perhaps we're a little cranky this morning, still being on Greenwich Mean Time while the clock says Eastern Daylight. Or maybe we're just cynical. But could everyone please... read more April 12, 2010 by 3


 
2009 Los Angeles Auto Show GM Car Hero

2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Preview

Only a handful of U.S. auto shows count as important. Detroit, in January, is one; historically, New York in April has been another. But the up-and-comer is the Los Angeles... read more December 1, 2009 by 1


 
Silverado Hybrid Badge

Four-Way Two-Mode Hybrid Project Ends, Lab Closes; Now What?

The Two-Mode Hybrid project was hailed as a model of technical cooperation when it was announced five years ago. But now the partners are going their separate ways, and the... read more November 23, 2009 by 1


 
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More Hybrids On the Way From BMW, Including 1-Series

We've covered BMW's first two hybrid vehicles, just launched for the upcoming year: the 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 "sports activity coupe", the world's most powerful hybrid... read more November 20, 2009 by 0


 
2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7

BMW's Other Hybrid: 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Sedan

For 2010, BMW is releasing two hybrid vehicles that are very different both in style and in their approach to using electric power to assist the gasoline engine. We've... read more November 16, 2009 by 1


 
Fisker Karma

Fisker's Luxo-Hybrids will be built at ex-GM plant

With all the pomp and circumstance that surrounds any big economic news, Fisker Automotive of Irvine, CA announced an agreement yesterday to purchase GM's former Wilmington... read more October 28, 2009 by 2


 

 
 

 
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