BMW diesels

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BMW Under Pressure to Fund Diesel Hardware Upgrades

BMW is under pressure from Germany’s government to finance hardware upgrades on some diesels vehicles, joining the likes of Daimler and Volkswagen Group in agreeing to pay for the cleaner-emissions retrofits. BMW says that instead said…

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Diesel: BMW not suspected of intentional foul

It was a raid that the people at BMW had never experienced: on March 20, German prosecutors and police officers suddenly stood in front of the doors of the corporate headquarters in Munich and the…

EPA: Greenlight in the US for BMW diesels

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German cities may impose diesel driving bans in the future

The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig might have just put another nail in the coffin of Diesel engines. The eagerly awaited verdict of the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig states that German cities may impose…

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Four-cylinder BMW diesels to get their first big update

Introduced just over three years ago, the four-cylinder diesel BMW B47 is about to get its first big update. With the first technical revision, the engine becomes the B47TÜ1 and a twin-turbo diesel throughout the…

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BMW confirms inspection by EU antitrust officials

EU staff had “conducted an inspection” at BMW’s Munich offices this week, BMW carmaker said in a statement to Reuters, adding that it is “assisting the European Commission in its work”. The EU’s Brussels executive…

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BMW has the cleanest diesels, still not clean enough

According to the ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (Loosely translated to General German Automobile Club)), all European automakers have NOx (nitrogen oxides) levels that exceed emission regulations. According to Euro-6 emissions regulations, diesel engines are not allowed…

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BMW emphasizes the importance of the diesel engine

Following the “National Diesel Forum” aimed at further improving air quality in cities, BMW Group has issued a detailed statement on the current problems. Munich emphasized the importance of the diesel engine for the car…