BMW X5 xDrive 40e revealed – the production X5 plug-in hybrid – promising 85mpg

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The production version of the X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid – the BMW xDrive 40e – has been revealed ahead of a public debut at next month’s New York motor show. We’ve already seen BMW’s plug-in hybrid X5 as a concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013, but now it arrives as an X5 that lets […]

BMW planning baby SUV based on new MINI Countryman

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BMW are planning a new compact SUV to sit below the X1, aimed at the new Audi Q1 and based on the next generation MINI Countryman. Due in 2017. The market for compact SUVs shows no sign of slowing, and BMW look set to cash in with a model sitting below the X1, based on […]

BMW DriveNow car sharing arrives in London

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BMW and Sixt have teamed up to bring the DriveNow car sharing service to London, with the BMW 1 Series and MINI Countryman now available. If you live in London – well, the boroughs of Islington, Hackney and Haringey for now – you can now jump in to a BMW 1 Series or MINI Countryman […]

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer xDrive arrives

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Details of the xDrive four-wheel-drive versions of the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer have been revealed ahead of going on sale in the next few weeks. When the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer – BMW’s front-wheel-drive take on the new Mercedes B-Class – was revealed at the start of the year, BMW promised there’d […]

BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype revealed

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The BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid has been revealed as a prototype as BMW gears up to deliver performance plug-ins. Gets 242bhp and 295lb/ft of torque. We’ve already seen a BMW X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid concept , but now BMW are getting serious with their plug-ins and planning a range of plug-in hybrids to offer […]

BMW i8 production increase planned to meet demand

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BMW are looking to increase production of the i8 plug-in hybrid as demand for the £100k green supercar sees waiting list of up to eighteen months. This time last year we reported that production of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid was already sold out until 2015, which as the i8 is so new, and so […]