BMW X3 News
The X3 is in a size class that's erupting with plug-in options, but it's not offering any for the 2022 model year.
BMW X3 plug-in, 400,000 Leafs, Audi e-tron Sportback, Fiat EV: Today's Car News
BMW and Audi are rounding out their lineups with new plug-in and electric SUVs. Customizable Fiat Centoventi concept could show a replacement for the 500e. And the Nissan Leaf retains its global EV sales lead with 400,000 cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. BMW announced that it will sell...Eric C. Evarts
BMW X3 xDrive 30e builds out plug-in hybrid lineup
BMW has recently announced that it will upgrade two mainstays of its plug-in hybrid lineup in the U.S. with the new 2020 X5 xDrive 45e and an updated 530e for 2019. In between, BMW now says it will launch a new plug-in hybrid version of its bestselling model, the X3 for the 2020 model year. The...Eric C. Evarts
BMW recalling 44,000 diesel vehicles for fire risk
BMW has announced an expanded recall effort over the possibility of fire in recent-model-year vehicles equipped with a diesel engine. The issue, which now potentially affects 1.6 million vehicles worldwide, concerns an issue in which coolant (glycol) leakage from the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR)...Bengt Halvorson
BMW 'i' electric-car sub-brand to expand into SUVs: iX3 crossover, other 'iX' models
Before the 2013 launch of its 'i' sub-brand, BMW had secured the names of potential i-branded vehicles by applying for i1 through i9 monikers in 2010. Now the brand has secured another batch of names for electrified crossovers—iX1 through iX9—and it plans to use at least one of them by...Mark Stevenson
Electric BMW iX3 to come in 2020, but BMW i5 defunct: what happened, and why?
Over the last two years, Audi and Mercedes-Benz have released several all-electric concept cars that are thinly disguised production models to arrive in 2018 and beyond. But electric-car pioneer BMW's plans are less clear. Its sole recent electric concept car was the iNext luxury sedan shown more...John Voelcker
This might not seem to be the most convenient moment to restart production of a gaggle of diesel cars. The Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to unfold, and last week the EPA accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) of failing to reveal eight separate software routines that altered the behavior of diesel engines in Jeep and Ram vehicles. Nonetheless, BMW is set to start production of its 2017 diesel models. DON'T MISS: EPA says Ram, Jeep diesel emission software violates Clean Air Act (updated) "Diesel models will be going into production shortly at our manufacturing plants," Rebecca K...
Electric Mini officially confirmed by BMW CEO, also electric BMW X3
BMW will build all-electric versions of the X3 crossover and an unnamed Mini model.Stephen Edelstein
2015 BMW X3 Crossover Adds Diesel AWD Model, Other Updates
The BMW X3 sport-utility vehicle will add a diesel engine option for 2015 to the two gasoline engines now offered, part of a mid-cycle refresh for BMW’s compact crossover. The new diesel X3 gives BMW a direct competitor for the new 2014 Audi Q5 TDI, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250...John Voelcker