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BMW boosts EV production goals as iX Tesla-rival SUV nears launch

BMW boosts EV production goals as iX Tesla-rival SUV nears launch

BMW plans to increase its electric vehicle production, boosting the number of EVs it intends to make between 2021 and 2023 in response to what the automaker sees as a greater shift toward electrification. The news comes not long after BMW revealed the BMW iX, a luxury electric SUV that it intends to be its first to launch in the US.

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2020 BMW Alpina B7 Review – Speed and Scarcity

2020 BMW Alpina B7 Review – Speed and Scarcity

Money can't buy taste but it can buy exclusivity. If you're both wealthy and lucky, then as in the case of the 2020 BMW Alpina B7 those two stars can sometimes combine. The German tuning house may not have the brand recognition of, say, AMG or BMW's own M Sport division, but in the rarity stakes that only makes the new B7 more appealing.

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2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i Review – Balancing luxury and reality

2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i Review – Balancing luxury and reality

Life at the entry-level can be tough, particularly if you’re a luxury automaker like BMW trying to please both the badge-hungry and the price conscious at the same time. Spare a thought for the 2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i, then, first step into the car company’s crossover line-up, and tasked with balancing a relatively affordable sticker price with the prestige the Bavarians are known for.

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BMW Motorrad built an electric scooter fit for Akira

BMW Motorrad built an electric scooter fit for Akira

BMW is doubling up on its electric models today, not only previewing the new BMW iX all-EV SUV, but a "near-series" electric scooter too. The BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04 is, the automaker's two-wheel branch says, a vision of what it has in mind for electric urban mobility in the not too distant future. It doesn't hurt that it looks like something out of an Akira reboot.

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BMW iX is a 300 mile luxury electric SUV coming in 2022

BMW iX is a 300 mile luxury electric SUV coming in 2022

BMW has revealed its first all-electric SUV headed to the US, with the iNEXT concept becoming the new BMW iX. Set to be officially launched in 2021, and then arrive in dealerships in the US the following year, the iX is still a work-in-progress, BMW says, though it already has some numbers to tease us with.

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a BMW-powered electrified wingsuit

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a BMW-powered electrified wingsuit

BMW i and Designworks teamed up with Peter Salzmann, a professional base jumper and skydiver, for a newly designed wingsuit that increases the speed and flying time for the person wearing it. The stunt marks the first time that the Electrified Wingsuit by BMW i has been flown with the electric drive system. BMW and Salzmann captured the entirety of the maiden flight of the electric wingsuit on video, which can be seen below.

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2021 BMW 330e Review – No, really, it’s a plug-in hybrid

2021 BMW 330e Review – No, really, it’s a plug-in hybrid

Some electrified cars can't stop shouting about their green credentials, but the 2021 BMW 330e sedan is a little more surreptitious about its plug-in hybrid status. Then again, were I a member of the latest 3 Series family, I'd probably not want my electric drive to potentially overshadow the rest of the features that have long made BMW's compact sedan a best-seller. It's all about balance, and when it comes to going green that can be a tricky thing to judge.

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This is when we’ll see the BMW iNEXT all-electric SUV first

This is when we’ll see the BMW iNEXT all-electric SUV first

BMW will unveil its new all-electric SUV on November 11, the automaker has confirmed, in the process giving us the first official glimpse of the BMW iNEXT production EV. Though the German automaker is no stranger to electrification, and has not only the all-electric i3 in its current line-up but also multiple hybrids too, the iNEXT will bring a number of new features to the range.

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2021 BMW M4 Competition x Kith fuses German performance with New York fashion

2021 BMW M4 Competition x Kith fuses German performance with New York fashion

BMW has collaborated with New York lifestyle brand Kith in creating the limited-edition 2021 BMW M4 Competition x Kith. Strictly limited to 150 units worldwide and with base prices starting at around $110,000, this exclusive BMW M4 features special design elements that were personally curated by Kith founder Ronnie Fieg. This includes a new and special BMW roundel badge, something the carmaker hasn’t done since October 1917.

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Free BMW Operating System 7 update adds features over-the-air

Free BMW Operating System 7 update adds features over-the-air

When it comes to sending out updates that add vehicle features and capability over-the-air, Tesla was a major pioneer in the industry. Other automakers are now able to send out updates to their vehicles over-the-air, and BMW has recently made a significant update. BMW has issued an OTA update that supports more than 750,000 vehicles worldwide.

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This Taraschi Berardo sports-hybrid is a BMW i8 underneath

This Taraschi Berardo sports-hybrid is a BMW i8 underneath

Yes, the Taraschi Berardo is the result of a mashup between a BMW i8 and some Italian flair. The Berardo is the brainchild of Tazio Tarashi, son of Italian racecar driver and car builder Berardo Taraschi. The old man dabbled in Formula 1 racing in the 1950s, and is the founder of Meccanica Taraschi, building cars from 1947 to 1961.

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2021 BMW X2 receives sporty Edition M Mesh styling package

2021 BMW X2 receives sporty Edition M Mesh styling package

BMW is infusing the base 2021 X2 28i with an exclusive Edition M Mesh styling package. Available on both the X2 sDrive28i and xDrive38i, the new Edition M Mesh Styling treatment combines all the goodies from BMW’s optional M Sport X Package, M Sport Exterior Package, Shadowline Trim, and Extended Shadowline Trim.

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