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8Is BMW planning to bring a diesel 5 Series to America?

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35Rumormill: BMW may bring diesel 5 Series to America

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31Comparo proves diesels are much thriftier than Honda CR-Z hybrid

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18Essen 2009: AC Schnitzer gives BMW 123d the police package treatment [w/VIDEO]

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7Spy shots: Higher performance MINI diesels spotted testing

MINI is apparently not satisfied with the performance levels of its high mileage MINI D so it's working on something a bit more spritely. The current MINI D is not especially quick right off the line, with a 0-60 time of around 10 seconds from its 108 hp 1.6-liter engine but it does accelerate rapidly once underway. To speed things up a bit, the boffins at MINI HQ have been squirreled away in their garage fitting the 2.0-liter diesel from parent company BMW into the iconic small car.

36REPORT: BMW plans to offer four-cylinder diesels in the U.S.

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24BMW's Baloga confirms four-cylinder diesels for U.S. market

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/BMW_Confirms_4_Cylinder_Diesels_for_US_Market'; While some of us here at ABG HQ are major fans of BMW's diesel engines, we were disappointed when BMW opted to enter the U.S. market only with the twin turbo 3.0-liter six cylinder diesel. As fantastic an engine as that is, the 2.0-liter four cylinder is also plenty strong and yields even better fuel efficiency. At an event at BMW's North American headquarters this week, VP engineering Tom Baloga told the audienc

17Rumormill: BMW looking at cheaper 5 Series Gran Turismo, rules out M model

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12BMW remains firmly committed to diesel in America

Speaking to an Automotive Press Association luncheon today in Detroit, Jim O'Donnell made it clear that BMW was firmly committed to diesel technology even as it begins to roll out hybrid and electric vehicles. BMW delivered 500 electric MINI Es earlier this summer and recently announced its first two hybrid models, the X6 and 7 ActiveHybrids. Nonetheless, O'Donnell indicated that the diesels are better suited to some of the larger models than the hybrids or electrics. At this point, diesels fit

9BMW adds upgraded diesels to 7-series, 730d rated at 34.6 mpg (U.S.)

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AddFord hybrid and BMW and VW diesels make Ward's 10 best engines list

Ward's Auto World has published its 15th annual ten best engines list and several fuel efficient powertrains have been honored. Two new diesel engines were joined by Ford's Escape hybrid on the list. The dual turbocharged 3.0L inline 6 cylinder diesel from BMW and the Volkswagen 2.0L TDI were the first new 50-state legal diesels to be picked by the Ward's editors. Both of those, along with the Escape hybrid, got more than 30 mpg in real world testing by the magazine.

17BMW considering diesel 7-series for U.S.

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50BMW announces 335d and X5 xDrive35d pricing

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16BMW officially announces new 335d and X5 XDrive35d diesels

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1BMW 335d still on schedule for U.S. launch in November

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