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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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    Report: BMW X6 Active Hybrid gets axed

    At $89,725, the BMW X6 Active Hybrid was certainly no bargain. The 480-horsepower, 575 pound-feet-of-torque mid-size luxury crossover was a powerful beast, but the CUV's lack of added of efficiency could well be the reason that buyers did not opt for the hybrid X6 over the more conventional ...

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    Inside Line puts 2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid through its paces

    BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember those somewhat disappointing dyno figures that Inside Line recorded for the 2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid? Not that 368 horsepower and 402 lb-ft of torque is anything to sneeze at, but that's far short of the 480 horsepower ...

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    Inside Line straps disappointing 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 on the dyno

    2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Wait a second here, isn't it a bit antithetical to strap a hybrid vehicle on a dyno to measure it for horsepower? Well, in some instances we might be tempted to agree – though our curious side tells us it's always good ...

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    BMW prices the ActiveHybrid X6 starting at $89,725

    2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For a mere $89,725 you can have your pick of questionable V8 powered BMW X6s. For that price tag you can get the monster 555 hp X6 M or the new the new ActiveHybrid X6. Unlike Mercedes-Benz, which has opted to only make the ...

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    First Drive: 2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid is technologically impressive... but to what end?

    2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW's pitch on how great the X6 ActiveHybrid is goes like this: it's the world's most powerful hybrid vehicle, fuel consumption is reduced about 20 percent compared to a similar vehicle without a hybrid drivetrain, and no ...

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    BMW X6 and Honda Crosstour: The shape of things to come?

    BMW ActiveHybrid X6 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to Wired, a trend is emerging from the design studios of some of the world's top automakers, and it may be spreading like wildfire as you read this. We're talking about cars like the recently-unveiled BMW X6, Honda Crosstour ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: BMW ActiveHybrid X6 throws down

    BMW ActiveHybrid X6 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Your dilemma: you have a burning desire for a 5,000 pound, four-passenger truck that accelerates as fast as your Dodge Challenger, but you want to use as little gasoline as possible while doing so. BMW feels your pain, and they have a ...

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    Officially, official: BMW X6 Hybrid to be world's most powerful gas-electric vehicle

    BMW ActiveHybrid X6 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    High performance hybrid – an oxymoron? Not according to BMW, which has two new hybrids scheduled for an unveiling at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. One of those two vehicles, the ActiveHybrid X6, promises to be the most ...

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    Spy shots: BMW X6 hybrid spotted stateside

    Although we've seen spy shots of BMW's new X6 hybrid in Bavaria, we're new getting images of the vehicle stateside, with South Carolina plates. BMW's powertrain approach for this model is more evolved than the relatively simple stop & start systems that populate most 4-cylinders in Europe. It's ...

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    BMW X6 and 7 Series hybrids expected this fall

    BMW ActiveHybrids - Click above for an image gallery
    As part of his statement on the company's first-quarter financial results, Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board for the BMW Group, has confirmed that hybrid versions of both the X6 Sports Activity Vehicle (that's SUV to the rest of us) ...

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    BMW X6 ActiveHybrid to arrive by year's end

    Click above for gallery of photos of the 2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid
    One of the vehicles we expected to see in Detroit somehow missed our radar. The not-so-green BMW X6 ActiveHybrid was previewed in COBO and we somehow missed it. Sure we've seen pics of this sports car/utility vehicle crossover ...

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    Spyshot: hybrid BMW X6 spotted in the wild

    Although it was unveiled back in 2007 during the Frankfurt Motor show, the quirky X6 with a hybrid powertrain has just now been spotted in the wild. French website Le Blog Auto found it on a street in Munich, Germany, where it was not disguised at all, with the HYBRID Erprobungsfahrzeug (hybrid ...

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    Autoblog Green Podcast #21

    It's tales from the road for episode #21 of the AutoblogGreen Podcast. Sebastian got a peek behind the curtain at GM to see the Chevrolet Volt, and Sam jet-setted to sample wares from Audi and BMW. Hybrids, diesels, EVs, and more – plus, we wrap up with an interview with Tesla's Daryl Siry ...

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    BMW X6 Two-Mode hybrid coming in 2009

    At the international media launch for BMW's new X6 "Sport Activity Coupe" in Spartanburg, South Carolina, company officials confirmed that the hybrid version is indeed coming next year. When it launches in 2009 it will be available only with the the 4.4L turbocharged V-8 that is debuting right now ...

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    Spy photos show how the BMW X6 ActiveHybrid has grown

    The BMW X6 ActiveHybrid is a concept slated to blend a few automotive categories (it's a CUVish four-door coupe). We got our first look at this Two-Mode hybrid family member last fall in Frankfurt, when BMW was still calling this a concept vehicle. The X6 ActiveHybrid is moving to production, ...

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    BMW concept X6 ActiveHybrid

    The ActiveHybrid system is the result of BMW's collaboration with GM and the former DaimlerChrysler, the Global Hybrid Cooperation. Their goal has been to engineer a modular two-mode hybrid system that can be modified in its behavior and function to suit the dynamics customary to the brand using ...

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    2008 Detroit Auto Show preview videos: A-BAT Toyota's hybrid concept truck, BMW X6 Active Hybrid

    Above is a video all about the A-BAT, Toyota's hybrid concept truck, that will premiere at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. The video does not show the A-BAT driving around but it's still a nice look at the concept that just might be the star of the Detroit Auto Show. Some have said the truck is ugly ...

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    Neil Winton from Detroit News weights in on Frankfurt's green theme

    While German automakers have a knack for offering large, powerful, luxurious, technically-advanced and therefore often heavy cars, they do not have a sterling reputation for producing eco-friendly vehicles. This fact was not lost on the motoring press at-large, including Neil Winton, who ...

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    Fankfurt 2007: BMW video round up

    The video above is an interview about the BMW Hydrogen 7. There are some BOLD claims in this video. The "shell" can keep "soup" hot for months and an "ice man" cold for "17 years." You also get a look at the "H2 button" in the test drive of the Hydrogen 7. Two more videos are below the flow. The ...


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