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    Spy Shots: BMW 3 Series eDrive plug-in hybrid spotted in development
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    BMW has shown its commitment to the development of hybrid and electric powertrains in recent years, with vehicles in its ActiveHybrid range, electrics like its BMW ActiveE and range-extended EVs like the i3 and i8. Plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles are clearly top-of-mind for the German automaker. ...

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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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    Report: Toyota, BMW may build green cars together
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    Toyota and BMW have reportedly begun discussions on swapping their signature green technologies. The Japanese automaker would open up its hybrid tech to BMW, while the Germans would provide diesel engines for Toyotas. This is a little different than the recent memorandum of understanding ...

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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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    Report: BMW to collaborate with Peugeot on hybrid system for FWD cars
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    The auto industry cross-pollination continues, with BMW and Peugeot having signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand their engineering collaboration to include a new hybrid system. Specifically, this will be a hybrid drive for front-wheel drive vehicles, marking a departure for both BMW and ...

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    Report: 2013 BMW Vision EfficientDynamics supercar moving toward production
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    BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to an unnamed "senior BMW authority out of Munich" speaking with InsideLine, the German automaker will indeed build a production version of the Vision EfficientDynamics concept that debuted last year at ...

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    Report: BMW working on twin-engine hybrid powertrain?
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    BMW is knee-deep in hybrid technology these days, having both mild hybrids and sophisticated full two-mode drivetrains in production. Apparently, there's work underway on a radical twin-engine system as well, proof of which can be seen by perusing this patent application. Unlike any hybrid ...

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    Report: FIA President Jean Todt to push forward with green F1 technology
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    Says Jean Todt, newly-appointed president of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), "I am convinced that we absolutely must reflect the environment with new technologies." With that statement, it would appear that at least some of the direction of former FIA president ...

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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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    BMW prices the ActiveHybrid X6 starting at $89,725
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    2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For your hard-earned $89,725, you can have your pick of V8-powered BMW X6s. That substantial pile of dosh will secure you the keys to the Bavarian automaker's monster 555-horsepower X6 M or its new X6 ActiveHybrid. Unlike ...

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    BMW to debut production hybrid 7 in Frankfurt?
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    BMW 7-Series ActiveHybrid – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    With BMW investing heavily in its Efficient Dynamics program, the next stage could be unveiled at its home-turf Frankfurt show this coming September. Reports out of France suggest that this is where the Bavarian automaker ...

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    Regenerative braking coming to BMW 3-series in October
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    We already know that BMW isn't interested in making any hybrid gas/electric vehicles unless they can find a way to make the system more efficient than their most efficient diesels (click here for more from AutoblogGreen). But, that does not mean that some of the technology pioneered in hybrid ...

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