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Germany Prepares for the ‘Painful’ End of Internal Combustion

BMW and the other German automakers will dump billions into getting factories and workers ready for the electric car revolution, Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn has some health issues that could interfere with his trial, the United Auto Workers try again with Volkswagen and so much more for The Morning Shift of Thursday, April…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Harpy Cry of Temptation Has No Name, But in a Tuned BMW E30 M3 It Has Physical Form

The Major Deegan Expressway stretches out before us, the last bit of highway before we return to the stoplights of New York City. The mountain roads we found in the morning are still fresh in our mind, the four-cylinder howling past 7,000 RPM rings fresher in our ears. “The fact that speeding is illegal,” I […]

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Here’s How BMW is Going Electric

For the luxury car companies, the next big thing is electric vehicles. Thank Tesla, tightening emissions standards and, most of all, China for that. BMW, still purported makers of the Ultimate Driving Machine, is no exception. It’s got a pretty strong hybrid lineup already and has gone even further out there with cars…Read more… Continue […]

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A Note to Our Readers: We Completely Forgot The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo Even Existed

The Jalopnik Editorial Board today was startled by some news. The BMW 640i xDrive Gran Turismo is, apparently, a car that exists. It is so much so a car that exists, in fact, that a whole entire post was written about it in 2017.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Volkswagen, Former CEO Sued by SEC Over Alleged ‘Massive Fraud’ During Dieselgate 

More lawsuits around Dieselgate, hope for the Audi TT and R8 may lie in electricity, a potential cash-saving BMW and Daimler partnership on electric-vehicle platforms, a minivan recall and testing autonomous cars with virtual pedestrians. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, March 15, 2018.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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BMW Keeps Its Title as America’s Top Auto Exporter by Value

With trade tariffs, expansion into China, the slow death of sedans and General Motors’ closure plans, automotive production seems to be in the news more now than it’s been since the Great Recession. Which plants builds what cars and where is a complicated subject now, and it’s harder than ever to determine what…Read more… Continue […]

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The 2020 BMW 330e Is a 252 HP Hybrid With Something Called XtraBoost

Apparently, BMW recently hosted a few journalists in Europe to drive the 2020 BMW 330e, revealing that the next-generation 3 Series hybrid now gets 252 horsepower, more than double the pure-EV range of the old car, and an “XtraBoost” feature that seemingly acts like a Fast & Furious nitrous sequence.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Did you know!

Did you know! That in 1989 BMW made a concept for a convertible two-door version of the E34 M5, and that it came close to production? Well it did, and this is the car. It would’ve made a nice competitor to the big droptop AMGs of the ’90s, don’t you think?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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