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BMW’s B58 3.0 liter turbocharged engine wins the 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines

Engines | January 4th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

With 32 trophies since 1995, BMW has set a record in the Wards 10 Best Engines list. The latest powerplant to win the prestigious award …

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U.S. EPA approves the sale of the new 2016 BMW X5 diesel

BMW X5, Engines | December 11th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The EPA and California Air Resources Board approved the sale of the new 2016 BMW X5 diesel. Last month, the Spartanburg plant decided to put …

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BMW’s B58 engine among Wards’ 10 Best engines for 2016

Engines | December 11th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The ongoing process of electrification of conventional engines is reflected – once again – in the Wards’ 10 Best engines ranking for 2016. The changeover …

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Should BMW make a diesel hybrid?

Engines, Interesting | November 21st, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

We all know that hybrids are the future, whether that’s good news or bad. Fossil fuels are becoming more and more disliked by the majority …

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2016 Wards 10 Best Engines Nominees features four BMW and MINI engines

Engines | November 10th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The 2016 pool of 31 nominees for Wards 10 Best Engines reflects autmakers’ divergent powertrain strategies. BMW and MINI is represented by no less than …

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The Nine best Six-Cylinder Engines of all time

Engines | November 8th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

Talk to most car enthusiasts, especially older ones who lived through the ’60s and ’70s, and you’ll hear most of them talk about big V8’s. The …

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Temporary hold on the BMW X5 xDrive35d production for U.S.

Engines, News | November 6th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The Spartanburg plant has put a temporary hold on the BMW X5 xDrive35d production for the American market. The U.S. plant is building the BMW …

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BMW’s N55 engine will be missed, but the new B58 might be even better

3-Series, Engines, Interesting | October 28th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

For 2016, BMW’s venerable 3 Series has received what BMW likes to call an LCI (Life Cycle Impulse) update, because calling it a refresh would be …

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BMW moves up to No. 11 reliability ranking by Consumer Reports

Engines | October 22nd, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Consumer Reports’ annual report on auto reliability – released Tuesday – shows BMW moving up three spots to No.11. At the top sits Lexus and …

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BMW engine plant ramps up production of next generation engines

Engines | October 8th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

A large investment program to develop the BMW Hams Hall engine plant near Birmingham is complete. The production of new three and four-cylinder engines is …

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