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Automotive News reports that more than a third of BMW's US sales were crossovers in 2015, and crossovers will be 40 percent of BMW's US sales in 2016.

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We take a spin in the first BMW sold on these shores based on a front-wheel drive platform.

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BMW Blog reports that BMW might be working on a dual-clutch transmission for its front-wheel-drive offerings.

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A Crossover To Make Money, Not Brand Evangelists

BMW makes a big change with its smallest crossover, and few buyers are likely to notice. We drive the Bimmer that breaks with years of tradition.

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The 2016 BMW X1 offers more interior room, more technology, and improved efficiency. It might not be as interesting as the outgoing model, but it'll surely appeal to a broader set of luxury CUV buyers.

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BMW has revealed the 2016 X1 xDrive28i crossover, offering more space inside, increased efficiency, and more technology as it moves into its second generation.

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The BMW X2 reportedly has a green light for production, possibly for the second half of 2017. The compact, coupe-like crossover is closely based on the next-gen, front-wheel drive X1, and shares its drivetrains and platform.

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The next-generation BMW X1's debut is fast approaching, and to make sure it's just right, the Bavarian automaker was recently caught testing two of them in different parts of Europe.

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BMW is putting a lot of its chips on the success of its forthcoming front-wheel drive models, and it's making a big bet on the company's future in hoping that customers will accept them. Its front-driving UKL platform is underpinning not just the current crop of Minis but a host of BMW vehicles too. The rollout starts with the 2 Series Active Tourer in Europe later this year. But the Bavarian brand confirms to Automotive News Europe that the next one is the X1 crossover, slated to come to Europe

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BMW has made it official - there will be a flagship crossover called X7, and it will be built right here in the US of A. The announcement was made today, confirming rumors of the new model at the Spartanburg, SC factory that broke earlier this week.

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BMW could bring yet another niche-busting product to the market in 2017 if a report form a forum is to be believed. According to the BMW X1 Forum of Bimmerpost, 2017 could see the debut of the BMW X2. Yes, X2.

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BMW's decision to make the upcoming 2-Series Active Tourer front-wheel drive has been polarizing to say the least, but like it or not, that is the direction the company will go in the near future – one rumor put the number as high as 23 front-wheel-drive models for Mini and BMW combined. The next-generation X1 won't send all its power to the front wheels, though, when it launches in early 2016. While it will use the same platform as the Active Tourer, rumors suggest all models will use all

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It's been over five years since BMW first introduced the X1 at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, and a bit over a year since it brought the compact crossover to these shores. Soon the Bavarian automaker will replace the X1 with a new model based on the company's new front-drive architecture, but not before it gives it a few updates to keep it fresh.

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It was just a few weeks ago that we got our first glimpse of the next-generation BMW X1, riding around on a flatbed. Now, we have the first batch of images of the small crossover moving under its own steam.

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Bimmerfest is reporting that BMW has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of its intention to voluntarily recall more than 75,000 3 Series, 5 Series, X1, X3 and Z4 models due to a possible loss of power brake assist that could result in the vehicles failing to stop. The recall affects 2012-2014 models equipped with either the N20 or N26 engine produced from May 2012 to August 2013. Until recall repairs have been performed, BMW dealers will discontinue selling or delivering

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The X1 had been around for four years before it was added to BMW's US lineup, so it isn't all that surprising that a new version of the company's smallest Sport Activity Vehicle is already in the works. Captured in transit on the back of a flatbed truck, these spy shots give us our first look at the next-gen X1 – codenamed F48 – which is expected to debut around 2015.

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BMW has teamed up with Chinese automaker Brilliance Automotive to create a joint venture in China, called Zinoro, and it appears that an all-electric version of the X1 crossover is to be the brand's first model. Spotted testing in Munich, these spy shots show a more camouflaged version of the X1 EV that we saw back in April.

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