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BMW's coupe credentials continue to erode

It will compete with Audi A3 and Mercedes CLA.

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The 2 Series is just the right size if you don't need a backseat.

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The Chevrolet Camaro, Kia Forte, and Nissan Maxima also earned awards.

Luxury brands continue to reign supreme.

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More models get the latest four- and six-cylinder engines.

More models get the latest four- and six-cylinder engines.

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Translation: 4-door 2 Series. Plus a possible M2 version.

BMW might make a 2 Series sedan, plus the Gran Coupe in M2 form to take on the Audi S3 and Mercredes-AMG CLA45.

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BMW used the Guangzhou Motor Show in China to reveal its new Concept Compact Sedan, showing what a future four-door 1 Series - and rival to the Mercedes CLA and Audi A3 sedan - could look like.

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Is This The 2 Series We've Been Waiting For?

On paper, the M2 looks to be a super-M235i, buffed up with M Division goodies like an active rear differential and lightened suspension components.

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BMW is getting more plugged into the green car world with the introduction of the 225xe and 330e PHEVs at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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BMW shows a 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid prototype at its Innovation Days. The model combines an three-cylinder engine and electrically assisted axle up front, and a battery and electric motor at the rear.

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A Softer, More Civilized Coupe, But At What Cost?

Has BMW lost its edge with this more civilized 228i xDrive Coupe? We test one for a week to find out.

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BMW is having issues with the fuel pumps on a number of its 2, 3 and 4 Series models, leading to a NHTSA recall.

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Don't be too concerned by the emergence of the front-drive 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer, because BMW has reportedly ruled out bringing them to the US.

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The BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer may not be the prettiest vehicle to wear the Roundel, but it may be the most practical.

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The weather might be nasty, but Jalopnik is showing that the snow and ice can still be tons of fun too in the right vehicle. It took a quartet of performance cars to the Consumer Reports test track to go sliding around the slippery circuit.

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BMW reveals the new 2 Series Gran Tourer, a seven-seat minivan that's about the same size as a Ford Focus wagon but offers two more seats and a good quarter more cargo capacity.

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Drop The Top And Raise The Bar

The 2015 BMW 228i Convertible is a more grown-up take on the small premium convertible than was the outgoing 128i... though it may be a bit less special, too.

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BMW just keeps lopping off cylinders from its engines and sliding the ever-more-diminutive mills into its models. This spring, Europeans will get some of the automaker's smallest yet thanks to a new entry-level 2 Series that will share a powerplant with the Mini Cooper. The Bavarian company will also introduce a few other tweaks to the compact coupe across the pond.

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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 lineup earning a mention. In another surprise, the Tesla Model S (specifically in S 60 trim to fit under the $80,000 cost cap) makes it to the 2015 roster and is the only electrically motivated member of the