Diesel cars have not been as popular in theĀ  U.S. as they are elsewhere. If the upcoming BMW diesel 5 series ever comes stateside, some people may reconsider. Two turbochargers not sufficient Naturally, two turbochargers is just not sufficient if three can be had. BMW has taken that idea to heart when designing an upcoming Read on! →


Mini John Cooper Works, a division of BMW AG, says it plans to debut the new hard-top John Cooper Works GP II in May. It is intended to be an improved sequel to the much-coveted 2006 Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works GP, or the Mini Cooper GP, which had a very limited run. To Read on! →


The 2012 Houston Auto Show opens its doors today, Jan. 25, at Reliant Center, reports the Houston Chronicle. More than 500 shiny new vehicles will be on display, including the Texas debut of models by Ford, Chrysler, Mazda, Subaru, Toyota, Honda and BMW. It will amount to a true resurgence for the show, after a Read on! →


At the Beijing Auto Show today, BMW confirmed that it will be selling the new Megacity electric car as soon as 2013. Electric car enthusiasts may have to wait a bit longer for the Megacity to make an appearance in the United States – though there are indications that BMW may very well do just Read on! →


BMW AG is telling its dealers to stop selling its 2013 M5 and M6 models because of an issue with the engine oil pump that could lead to severe engine damage. Could lead to severe engine damage, says BMW The German automaker says it has encountered a problem with the oil pump in its 2013 Read on! →


BMW AG, the largest luxury automaker in the world, announced Monday that it will be recalling 1.3 million cars worldwide over a potentially faulty battery connector. The recall affects more than 367,000 cars in the U.S. BMW’s largest recall ever It is a large recall, even by industry standards, and the largest ever in BMW’s Read on! →


In the automotive industry, tastes change, and as a result, brand value fluctuates. As new models come and go and partnerships are forged and broken, the perceived value of an automotive brand changes as the public and investment community’s perception changes. For now, BMW has beaten out Toyota on the Brandz Top 100 list as Read on! →


Triumph was one of the most famous makers of the archetypical British sports car, the moderately powered, light-on-its-feet convertible roadster. BMW owns the name and is reportedly mulling resurrecting it from the dead. German company taking over British brands BMW has taken over a number of brands, though interestingly enough, the Bavarian firm has been Read on! →


In the fiercely competitive automotive industry, automakers are always looking for ways to integrate the latest technology into the vehicles they make. As modern cars do more and more things, electronically speaking, more instrumentation is also required. This can lead to crowded consoles and confusing interfaces. Touchscreens have already become commonplace in new vehicles. Another Read on! →


Two of the world’s largest automakers, Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW AG, will be collaborating on the development of innovative, environmentally friendly technologies. The announcement was made at a Tokyo press conference on Dec. 1. Tougher emission standards The deal to share costs and technology comes in an effort to meet tougher emissions standards mandated Read on! →