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    Report: Tesla in talks with BMW about batteries, charging collaborations
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    With Toyota and Daimler no longer holding Tesla shares, the electric vehicle company might be looking for a new partner – possibly a Bavarian one. In a new interview with Germany's Der Spiegel, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that he has had talks with BMW execs about future collaboration. "We are ...

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    Spy Shots: Next BMW 7 Series interior spotted
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    The next BMW 7 Series looks to be leading a rather dramatic change of the company's interior styling, judging by this new series of spy photos. In the trio of shots, we can see that the next 7 Series will replace the high-quality plastic buttons of the brand's iDrive, HVAC and secondary audio ...

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    ETC: Car and Driver 10Best list cracked by Tesla Model S, BMW 3 Series left off
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    Car and Driver is keeping new blood pumping into its annual 10Best cars list with three new entries making it on for 2015 and a perennial favorite falling off. Among the biggest shocks this year is that the BMW 3 Series and 4 Series are no longer named, despite years of some portion of that ...

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    Report: Ford, GM still doing new business with Takata amidst airbag crisis
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    Lengthy vehicle development times make it difficult for automakers to cut and run from the supplier. You might expect automakers to be fleeing any connection with beleaguered supplier Takata in the wake of the company's exploding airbag inflator crisis. After all, with a Senate hearing, ...

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    Official: BMW i8 named Autoblog's 2014 Technology of the Year [w/video]
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    The winner of Autoblog's 2014 Technology of the Year award was given this year for not just one technology, but for how a suite of technologies worked together to make one impressive vehicle. The BMW i8 was named the winner Wednesday night at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles, just ...

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    2015 BMW i8: Autoblog Technology of the Year finalist
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    Traditionally, nominations for the Autoblog Technology of the Year award are earned for specific developments – a new-think powertrain, a uniquely developed material, a groundbreaking smartphone app, or what have you. In the case of BMW's marvelous i8, it so bristles with novel applied ...

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    Los Angeles: 2016 X6 M brings the power at LA show
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    BMW tore the cover off the second generation 2016 X6 M Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. BMW tuned the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 to push out 567 horsepower, up from the last model's 555 hp. Torque also leaps to 553 pound feet, compared with the previous output of 500 lb-ft. The V8 is paired ...

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    Los Angeles: 2016 BMW X5 M is big and bold, not beautiful
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    Awesome as it is, the BMW X5 M has never really been an attractive machine. Big and bulgy are the themes here, and that's only more pronounced with the X5's most recent refresh. But no matter, the X5 M has never been about looks – for this machine, it's all about performance, and BMW's ...

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    Report: BMW 2 Series to wear 230i, M240i nameplates
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    BMW might not be done tweaking its naming scheme quite yet. Of course, at this point, the jumble of numbers on the back of the Bavarian models has no connection to what's under the hood. So there's not much reason to stop changing the monikers now. As Autoblog reported a few months ago, BMW is ...

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    Rumormill: BMW i5 could get Toyota-sourced hydrogen power
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    It's starting to feel like the automotive landscape is right on the cusp of a boom in hydrogen-fueled vehicles. After all, the Toyota FCV is nearly ready, Volkswagen is readying a fuel cell concept for this week's Los Angeles Auto Show and Hyundai already sells its Tucson Fuel Cell. The next big ...

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    Report: Car companies may need to start curbing model proliferation
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    Looking at the current automotive landscape, especially from German makers, you quickly get the impression that less definitely isn't more. BMW alone offers its 3 Series platform in practically every segment possible, including the regular sedan and 4 Series Gran Coupe, which would seem to be ...

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    Report: BMW says SUVs killed the sports car market
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    In many ways, we're living in a golden age of automotive performance. After all, it's possible to show up at a Dodge dealer, hand over about $60,000 and storm away with a 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat. Or for those who prefer a touch more luxury, the BMW M4, Mercedes-AMG C63 and latest ...

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    Featured: Six 'shut up and take my money' cars
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    Any time you see this iconic moment in pop culture – Shut up and take my money! – posted in response to a new car reveal, rumor for an upcoming model or even lip-service to a vehicle that should exist, you can bet there's some intrinsic good in the idea. Though depending on the person ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 1 Series sedan interior revealed
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    The next BMW 1 Series Sedan has made another appearance following our last peek at it in September, and this time, the gallery of images even reveals part of the new car's interior. Of course, if these images prove anything, it's that manufacturers take camouflage of the interior just as ...

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    Video: BMW joins the early holiday advertising fray with three new ads
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    October 31 is no longer known as Halloween, or All Saints' Eve or even as that day when all children simultaneously develop huge cavities. It's now known as the day before Christmas/holiday advertising begins. Seriously, as of November 1, it seems like companies across the country and from every ...

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    SEMA: Vorsteiner BMW M4 GTRS4 shows how to do a widebody at SEMA
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    Part of the joy of the SEMA Show is that all of the best tuners in the world are competing to show off their wares, and the challenge often pushes the companies into some absolutely insane directions. Case in point: Vorsteiner and its ludicrous GTRS4 wide body kit with the BMW M4. According to ...

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    Two Wheels: Five bikes from EICMA you need to know about
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    Each and every year, the world's biggest motorcycle manufacturers gather together in Milan, Italy to show off the latest and greatest machinery that will soon be offered to dealerships the world over. It's called EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori), and this year's crop ...

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    ETC: 2015 BMW i8 sets everyone's tongues wagging in Northern Michigan
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    Like few other cars we can remember, people want to talk about the 2015 BMW i8. Drive one, and you'll soon find out what we mean. They stop you at gas stations. They accost you in Walgreen's parking lots. They stream out of neighborhood bars, beers in hand. At least, that was our experience this ...

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    Official: BMW unveils 2016 X5 M and X6 M super CUVs
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    The second-generation BMW X5 M and X6 M have officially made their arrival for the speed-obsessed, crossover-loving masses that aren't willing to turn to Mercedes-AMG or Land Rover Special Operations. While the new models retain their 4.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V8s, power has increased from ...

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    Video: BMW M4 vs. Lexus RC F in Head 2 Head sports coupe showdown
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    It's the showdown everyone's been looking forward to, the East versus West grudge match of the year. We're talking, of course, about the BMW M4 versus the Lexus RC F. Although BMW uses a twin-turbo straight-six and the Lexus uses a free-breathing V8, the two are pretty closely matched on paper: ...

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