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BMW's Three-Cylinder Engine: Same Power, Better Gas Mileage Than Four

BMW's Three-Cylinder Engine: Same Power, Better Gas Mileage Than Four

How do you get better gas mileage from engines that create the same power as what you've built your brand on? If you're BMW, the answer is that you launch an entirely new family of small engines derived from the world-famous inline six-cylinders you're famous for. But if you're fitting them with... read more

March 26, 2013 by  - 1
 
BMW i3 electric car undergoing winter testing, February 2013

BMW i3 Electric Car: ReX Range Extender Not For Daily Use?

The upcoming 2014 BMW i3 electric car is generating a lot of quiet excitement--especially for its optional "ReX" range extender, a tiny two-cylinder engine that fits under... read more March 12, 2013 by  59


 
BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW Electric Car Owners Get Gas-Powered Loaner For Longer Trips

Rightly or wrongly, many potential electric car owners are a little put off by the fear of occasionally running out of electricity before their destination--a condition... read more March 8, 2013 by  22


 
BMW i3 Concept MkII

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Price: How Much Will It Cost?

With the 2014 BMW i3 electric car launch getting closer, the rumor mill is heating up. BMW will unveil its first production battery electric car at this fall's Frankfurt... read more February 26, 2013 by  29


 
BMW i3 Concept MkII

BMW i3 Electric Car, i8 Plug-In Hybrid: First Rides For Journalists

Two of the most exciting electric vehicles due over the next few years both originate from German automaker, BMW. The i3 city car and i8 sports car are both clean-sheet... read more February 25, 2013 by  17


 
BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW To Use Geniuses Like Apple--To Sell i3 Electric Cars

If you've ever bought a car, you might have experienced the frustration that comes with a sales person who doesn't really know about the car they're selling. That's not an... read more February 21, 2013 by  12


 
BMW using 1-Series and MINI Cooper in DriveNow initiative

BMW Earns Profit By The Minute With Car Sharing: Is Ownership Dead?

In case you haven't heard: car sharing is big business. Broadly speaking, there are two kinds of car-sharing companies. Zipcar -- America's pioneer in the sector --... read more February 11, 2013 by  2


 
1981 Alpina BMW 3-Series built for Shell Kilometer Marathon

Aerodynamics Matter: The 88 MPG, 1981 Alpina BMW

The Detroit Auto Show last month marked the debut of the a car with the lowest coefficient of drag of any production car--just 0.23. That car was the Mercedes-Benz CLA, a... read more February 8, 2013 by  7


 
Classic BMW 3.0 CS

Classic BMW Coupe Becomes 800-Horsepower Electric Car

BMW's ActiveE coupe is a great little electric car. Even more so when it's working. It looks pretty good, there's decent performance on offer, and drivers enjoy BMW handling... read more February 6, 2013 by  7


 
2011 Toyota FCV-R Concept

BMW, Toyota Confirm Hydrogen Fuel Cell, Technology Deals

BMW and Toyota have finalized a deal for the future of each automaker's hydrogen fuel cell technology. The agreement will mean BMW licenses future fuel cell technology from... read more January 24, 2013 by  23


 
BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW i3 Electric Car: Motorcycle Engine Range-Extender For 250 Mile Range

If you're a fan of electric cars, there's a fair chance BMW's i3 urban electric car is one of the vehicles you're most looking forward to in 2013. When it goes on sale in the... read more January 22, 2013 by  19


 
BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW i3 Concept Coupe: New Video Of Electric Car

Which car are you most excited about for 2013? If the BMW i3 electric car isn't near the top of the list, we'd be surprised. Its bare figures may not be headline-grabbing... read more December 14, 2012 by  9


 
1972 BMW 1602 Electric

BMW Celebrates 40 Years Of Electric Cars, From 1602 To i3

Think BMW, and your first thoughts may turn to sports sedans, luxury cars and sports cars. None are known for being particularly green, but BMW is set to change that when it... read more December 13, 2012 by  1


 
2011 BMW X5 M

2012 BMW X5 Diesel Recalled Over Power Steering Failure

BMW is recalling certain 2012 model-year X5 diesel models, as well as some 2013 X5 and X6 models, over potential power steering failure. The recall affects 2009-2012 BMW X5... read more December 6, 2012 by 


 
BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW Debuts i3 Coupe Concept In Los Angeles

Though BMW is still some months away from launching its i3 electric hatchback and i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, the brand is already looking with an eye to the future of its... read more November 27, 2012 by  5


 
BMW i 'Born Electric' World Tour hits New York City

BMW Shows Off i3, i8 In New York On 'Born Electric' Tour

Not only is BMW talking about its commitment in its plug-in car plans, it's putting that confidence on display, too. The BMW i 'Born Electric' world tour has just kicked off... read more November 14, 2012 by 


 
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