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Report: More rumors on the return of BMW’s Z lineup

Some reports shows up recently suggesting BMW is working on the return of some Z models, mainly to replace the aging current Z4 and to expand the lineup. According to BMWBlog and Motor.es, rumors of a new entry-level Z1 continue to be reaffirmed to be alive and well as an additional model to sit below the […]

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Report: A financial report claims BMW could phase out internal combustion engines in 10 years

Get this. A recent quarterly financial report believes Bavarian Motor Works of Munich will phase out the internal combustion engines over the next 10 years. Now, this isn’t some joke and we’re not trolling either. The report was discovered by Jalopnik, where they found the following analysis from Baron Funds…

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BMW reveals an updated 6-Series, to take a bow in Detroit

BMW unveiled a newly updated 6-Series as the generation goes through a mid-cycle refresh and of course, it’ll debut for the world to see at Detroit. According to BMW, the new 6-Series gains a solid list of minor updates, including revised exterior bits and pieces like a new front and rear lower fascia, revised kidney […]

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BMW appoints a new CEO, chairman, and head of development

Some big internal upper level changes occurred at Munich where BMW appointed a new CEO, chairman, and head of development, which is important because these people determine the future of BMW. Beginning in May of 2015, Harold Kruger, a 49-year-old mechanical engineer who’s been with BMW since 1992 and on the company’s board since 2008, […]

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Report: BMW plans Supercharger network to compete with Tesla

BMW isn’t liking what Tesla Motors has been doing recently, stealing a very solid portion of the luxury EV sedan pie with the Model S. Soon the Model X crossover will be here and the demand for charging stations is going to skyrocket. Tesla is prepared however, as they’re working on their own Supercharger charging […]

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BMW shows off the new 5-Series GT eDrive and TwinPower Turbo models

BMW is on a roll with their new plans for fuel efficiency. Recently, Munich announced to be preparing plug-in hybrid variants for all of its core models. To sort of exhibit this, BMW revealed the new 5-Series GT. Although it’s not exactly new, it’s a 5-Series GT with BMW’s new plug-in hybrid eDrive powertrain. The […]

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Report: The next BMW 6-Series to compete directly with Porsche 911

BMW seems to realize that it needs to bring back it performance street cred as Car reports Munich might be shifting their aim once again back to the Porsche 911, with the BMW 6-Series. The next generation model is said to surface in 2017 with the internally coded G15 model. A massive 500lbs diet is expected […]

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Spy Shots: Pictures of BMW’s new 2016 7-Series show up with less camo

The BMW 7-Series is due for a replacement next year as a 2016 model and more spy shots of test mules have surfaced, with less and less camouflage. Judging by the looks, the 7-Series takes on a much more toned design with smaller headlights and a less cumbersome appearance than the current model. The shoulder […]

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BMW to add plug-in variants to all of its core models

BMW’s gradual decline into automotive mainstream anonymity is here to stay and in a move that seems like another nail in the coffin of a such a storied history, Munich officially announced to be introducing a plug-in hybrid models on all of its core models in the near future. The first car to receive the […]

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Report: 2016 BMW 7-Series to get Rolls-Royce V12

BMW and Rolls-Royce have been in bed with each other for quite some time, not just as an automobile manufacturer, but also an airplane engine collaboration that dates back nearly a century ago. When BMW and Rolls-Royce started collaborating on motor cars in the 2000s, often it was Rolls-Royce models being based off of BMW […]

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