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Full details on the new BMW quad-turbo diesel B57 engine

Engines | May 12th, 2016 by Nico DeMattia

Not to be outdone by Audi’s triple-charged SQ7 TDI diesel-powered SUV, with an electrically driven compressor acting as a third turbocharger of sorts, BMW has …

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BMW stays committed to diesels and fuel cells

Engines | May 12th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

Despite showing a clear move towards electrification, BMW says it will stay committed to its diesel technology and fuel cells. “The future belongs to sustainable …

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BMW launches a quad-turbo 6-cylinder diesel engine

Engines | May 1st, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

Almost a year after our first report, BMW has finally – officially – unveiled their latest and greatest diesel engine. A quad-turbo six-cylinder will replace …

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More BMW eDrive models coming in the future

3-Series, Engines | February 1st, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW is expanding its fleet of vehicles with eDrive plug-in hybrid drive in 2016 an onwards. This year, the portfolio is already ranging from compact …

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BMW B58 Engine Wins The 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines

Engines | January 21st, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology again wins Wards 2016 10 Best Engines Award, announced at the 22nd annual celebration where nearly 600 Powertrain Engineers joined at …

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BMW says “We’re keeping diesels in the U.S. lineup”

Engines | January 7th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW sticks to their diesel engine in the U.S. amidst the Volkswagen scandal about cheating on their emission tests. BMW R&D Chief – Dr. Klaus …

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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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