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    Official: BMW bringing X3 diesel, X5 PHEV concept to New York

    We've seen the i3 and i8 plug-in vehicles at plenty of BMW auto show stands these past few years. At the upcoming New York International Auto Show, the automaker will spread out a bit by showing off both new diesel and plug-in hybrid SUVs. Bimmer will showcase its diesel-powered X3 vehicle, which ...

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    Report: BMW confirms X5 plug-in hybrid SUV will come, but doesn't say when

    Prompting electric vehicle fans to ask the age old road-trip question – "are we there yet?" – BMW says it is about to start production on a plug-in hybrid version of its new X5 SUV., citing a presentation that BMW executive Peter Wolf made at the official X5 launch, is ...

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    Report: BMW recalling 24,000 vehicles over emissions problem

    BMW wants to take another look at over 24,000 diesel vehicles it's sold in the U.S. No, this isn't just to check out how they're holding up in the real world, it's to make sure the smoke coming out of the tailpipe is clean enough. BMW is recalling a total of 24,340 vehicles from the 2009-2011 ...

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    Diesel passenger vehicles sales slip 13% in September; VW, BMW on top

    Oil-sippers failed to make even the slightest of dents in the U.S.' hybrid-heavy green vehicle scene. Through the end of September 2011, sales of diesel passenger vehicles in the U.S. were up 30.9 percent, compared to the same nine-month period in 2010. However, at only 7,663 total units sold ...

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    BMW recalls 2011 X5 diesel for steering belt tensioner problem

    BMW has initiated a recall for some diesel-powered 2011 X5 sports activity vehicles. The German automaker says that faulty welds in the power steering belt tensioner could have "incipient cracks" that could lead to a malfunction over time. If that occurs, the vehicle could lose its power-assisted ...

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    Review: 2010 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec lives large, treads lightly

    2010 Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Drop the term "Big Benz" in conversation and most people assume you're talking about the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. While the full-size flagship sedan has – deservedly – earned that moniker over the years, ...

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    BMW leaks first-gen X5 made of carbon fiber

    BMW has been making some headlines over the past few months with its commitment to carbon fiber construction, opening a joint-venture production facility in Washington State and teasing the upcoming Megacity EV as the first mass-produced carbon fiber vehicle. But there's always a back story to ...

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    BMW developing a tri-turbo performance diesel for the X5?

    click above for a high res gallery of the X5 M
    This week, BMW announced high performance M versions of the X5 and X6 "sport activity vehicles." The Ms get the usual array of visual "enhancements" to go along with all the performance upgrades which include a beefed up version of the 4.4-liter ...

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    BMW diesels qualify for federal tax credits up to $1,800

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    BMW's new U.S.-market clean diesels have followed similar models from Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz in qualifying for federal income tax credits. The 2009 335d and X5 xDrive35d both qualify for money back under the Advanced Lean Burn Technology Motor Vehicle ...

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    Geneva '08 Preview: BMW to show diesel-hybrid X5 concept

    After being all about diesel at the Detroit Auto Show this year, it looks like BMW is going the next step by adding in hybrid technology next month at the Geneva. A new X5-based concept, apparently called the Vision EfficientDynamics, will be on display and it will employ the mild-hybrid system ...

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    ABD says London C-Charge is "Britain's Most Unfair and Absurd Tax Proposal"

    I always take announcements by the Association of British Drivers (ABD) with a few heaping teaspoons of NaCL. After all, the ABD is the group that said teaching kids about climate control harks back to Nazi methds not too long ago, and they're not exactly at the forefront of green driving advocacy. ...

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    2007 BMW X5 to launch in Australia with 3.0-litre diesel option

    Click on the image for a gallery of high-res images of the 2007 BMW X5.BMW is set to release the brand new 2007 X5 luxury Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) onto the Australian market next month with three engine variants including a fuel-efficient 3.0-litre turbo-diesel model which is still over a year ...


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