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    Video: Translogic learns how BMW kept the London Olympics rolling
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    BMW was one of the biggest corporate supporters of the 2012 London Olympics, earning the right to be its official car sponsor. But it wasn't just ponying up a few dozen 7 Series for the IOC that got it this plum gig. BMW made a commitment to meet specific CO2 emissions targets for the vehicles it ...

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    Official: BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is an efficient use of 340 hp
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    We've learned to expect that hybrid vehicles will produce lower emissions and fuel-consumption scores than their standard gasoline-burning siblings. What we generally don't expect, however, is for that same hybrid to be quicker to 60 than its turbocharged brother or for it to make more overall ...

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    Report: BMW nixing 335d in favor of new 3 Series Hybrid?
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    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 ...

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    First Drive: 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
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    BMW Finally Builds A Serious Full Hybrid After having us over to drive its raging new M5 last September, BMW is now aiming to show just how efficient their F10 5 Series can be with the occasionally silent and rage-free ActiveHybrid 5. Whereas the ActiveHybrid X6 and ActiveHybrid 750i arrived ...

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    Official: BMW ActiveHybrid 5 priced from $61,845*
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    The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is only a few months from hitting dealer floors, which makes this as good a time as any to release pricing. The ActiveHybrid 5 will start at $61,845, *including a $895 destination and handling charge. That's about $8,000 more than the 535i, but the extra coin will go ...

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    Say 'goodbye' to these cars and trucks for the new year
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    As we prepare to flip our calendars from 2011 to 2012, it's time to say goodbye to a handful of vehicles that are being sent to the Great Parking Lot In The Sky before the 2012 model year completely takes hold. And while we're not exactly upset about having to bid farewell to things like the ...

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    Official: BMW reveals 335-horsepower ActiveHybrid 5 Series
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    As recent rumors suggested, BMW is, in fact, growing its hybrid offerings, though battery power may not be headed to the 3 Series just yet. The German automaker has just unveiled a new production ActiveHybrid 5. The vehicle is based on the 535i, and pairs the company's turbocharged inline ...

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    Rumormill: Next BMW 3-Series to get hybrid option?
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    It looks like BMW may be spreading its ActiveHybrid technology to the 3 Series line in the near future. Autobild is reporting that a battery-laden model will debut shortly after the 2012 3 Series arrives on dealer lots early next year. The report suggests that the company's forced-induction ...

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    Report: BMW X6 Active Hybrid cancelled with a quickness
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    According to BimmerFile, if you're on of the tens of people looking for the Ultimately Confused Driving Machine, you should act fast to pick one up at your local dealership. The 480-horsepower, 575 pound-feet-of-torque-producing mutant X6 Active Hybrid has reached the end of its confused life. ...

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    BMW X6 to get five-seat option among other changes
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    BMW X6 now available with room for five – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Have you always wanted to drive a BMW X6, but felt that leaving one of your four friends waiting on the curb was a drawback? Tell that friend to buck up and head over to your local BMW dealer, because the X6 ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #168 - Geneva Eve
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    The Shunk, Nunez, Abuelsamid and Roth quartet reconvene for Episode #168 of the Autoblog Podcast with the Geneva Motor Show now underway. Our first order of business is a stop at the Autoblog Garage, occupied this week by the ...

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    Geneva 2010: BMW 5 Series ActiveHybrid Concept
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    BMW 5 Series ActiveHybrid Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The dispersion of BMW's ActiveHybrid – and conjoined word – initiative continues with the 5 Series ActiveHybrid Concept. Billed as a "future-oriented full-hybrid model in the upper midrange segment" it ...

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    LA 2009: BMW ActiveHybrids get North American debut; 7 Series model priced from $103,125
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    BMW ActiveHybrid X6 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW took advantage of California's proclivity for greenwashing to give its ActiveHybrid models their North American debuts at the LA Auto Show. Just for good measure they also brought along the incredible Vision Efficient Dynamics ...

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    Quieter Spirit: Rolls reportedly planning hybrid Ghost for 15% better economy
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    Rolls-Royce Ghost - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you've been pondering getting on the list for a Rolls-Royce Ghost but you're hesitant because of the negative environmental impact (and social standing) of the big, beautiful boat's V12 engine, we've got good news for you. British site ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 BMW 5-Series
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    The 2011 BMW 5-Series is slowly undressing as far as camouflage goes, and its looks are going the "more substantial" route to match its more substantial, modified 7 Series chassis along with a dose of 5 Series Gran Turismo in back. The front end gets a less sculpted treatment while, if the swirls ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: BMW 7 Series Active Hybrid runs (almost) silent, runs deep
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    2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    BMW isn't taking any chances with its reputation for dynamics with the 7 Series Active Hybrid. To its 449-hp and 479-lb-ft 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 heart it adds a 60-pound, 35-cell lithium-ion battery in the boot. The battery ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: BMW ActiveHybrid X6 throws down
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    BMW ActiveHybrid X6 - Click above for a 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: 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6
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    BMW ActiveHybrid X6 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The BMW X6 ActiveHybrid has arrived, and as previously covered, the new gas-electric X6 will be the most powerful hybrid in history, with 480 peak horsepower and diesel-like plateau of 575 lb-ft of torque. That impressive powertrain ...

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    Officially Official: 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7
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    2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 - click above for a high-res image gallery
    The embargo dam began cracking earlier today with the premature release of the X6 ActiveHybrid's details, so BMW decided to open the floodgates and reveal all its Frankfurt-bound hybrids ahead of the show, beginning with the 2010 ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW M7 prototype or 7 Series hybrid?
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    BMW M7? - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    It seems like every 12 months rumors of an M variant of the BMW 7 Series surface, and this year things are no different. A decidedly aggressive looking 7 Series mule was caught testing in Germany with a slight power bulge tacked onto the hood and ...

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