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AddBMW nixing 335d in favor of new 3 Series Hybrid?

According to a number of reports, BMW has given up on diesel power for the 3 Series in the United States. Why would BMW turn its back on the torquey and efficient 335d? The reason is supposedly two-fold. It's no secret the automaker is bringing an ActiveHybrid 3 Series to market in the fall of this year. Given America's insatiable, if not illogical, thirst for hybrids, reason would have us believe BMW has switched sides in the diesel versus hybrid fight. Then there's the fact that the turbo four

99BMW nixing 335d in favor of new 3 Series Hybrid?

According to a number of reports, BMW has given up on diesel power for the 3 Series in the United States. Why would BMW turn its back on the torquey and efficient 335d? The reason is supposedly two-fold. It's no secret the automaker is bringing an ActiveHybrid 3 Series to market in the fall of this year. Given America's insatiable, if not illogical, thirst for hybrids, reason would have us believe BMW has switched sides in the diesel versus hybrid fight. Then there's the fact that the turbo four

AddNew BMW 328i actually more fuel efficient than old 335d diesel

Saying automotive journalists like diesel sedans is like arguing the color pink is going to do well with the 5-year-old-girl demographic this quarter. You're not going to find too many dissenting voices. So, it should be no surprise that we love ourselves some BMW 335d. With plenty of power and impressive fuel economy, the outgoing diesel is a mechanical wonder child. And yet, thanks to the new F30-generation BMW 328i, with its 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine produces 240 horsepower and 260 pound

117New BMW 328i actually more fuel efficient than old 335d diesel

Saying automotive journalists like diesel sedans is like arguing the color pink is going to do well with the 5-year-old-girl demographic this quarter. You're not going to find too many dissenting voices. So, it should be no surprise that we love ourselves some BMW 335d. With plenty of power and impressive fuel economy, the outgoing diesel is a mechanical wonder child. And yet, thanks to the new F30-generation BMW 328i, with its 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine produces 240 horsepower and 260 pound

AddDiesel 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.

6Autoblog Podcast #196 - with Jonny Lieberman from Motor Trend

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33REPORT: BMW to release 3 Series hatch similar to 5 Series GT

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AddLocal Motors begins deposit-taking for Internet-designed diesel Rally Fighter [w/VIDEO]

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13Local Motors begins deposit-taking for Internet-designed diesel Rally Fighter [w/VIDEO]

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AddABG First Drive: 2009 BMW 335d

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AddBMW officially announces new 335d and X5 XDrive35d diesels

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53BMW 335d will be released in November as 2009 model

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AddBMW 335d still on schedule for U.S. launch in November

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AddBMW estimates US spec 335d will achieve 23/33 mpg

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AddUS BMW 335d to be automatic transmission only

Photos have hit the web this morning showing the facelifted 2009 BMW 3-series. There is nothing dramatically different but the front fascia and rear taillights have been subtly reshaped. On the inside trim has been updated and the universally hated iDrive system has finally been given a completely new interface which is reportedly much easier to navigate. Perhaps of most interest to American drivers is the upcoming 335d model. The 335d will hit the streets of America this fall with a 3.0L six cy

AddSpy Shots: BMW 335d spotted filling up at US diesel pump

The upcoming BMW 335d has been spotted again being tested here in the U.S. This time the car was spotted sitting at a diesel pump somewhere in the southwest. The engine in the 335d, as well as the X5 diesel that is launching at the same time, is based on the existing dual turbo 3.0L in-line 6 used in several European models. For it's U.S. debut, the diesel 6 gets a urea injection system in addition to the existing diesel particulate filter. The new calibrations drop the power output from 286hp t

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