BMW http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53559/more en BMW i3 Test Drive for Ward's 10 Best Engines of 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/bmw-i3-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">The BMW i3 extended-range electric vehicle, driven by editor Tom Murphy, is one of 37 contenders for the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/bmw-i3-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/bmw-i3-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Engines North America U.S. BMW Engines Test Drives Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:49:00 +0000 1166951 at http://wardsauto.com EVs in Contention for 10 Best Engines http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/evs-contention-10-best-engines <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines: Under the Hood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seven electrified powertrains are in the running for the 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition. In this Under the Hood installment, we look at the Fiat 500e, Kia Soul, VW e-Golf and BMW i3 EVs, as well as the extended-range i3.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/evs-contention-10-best-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/evs-contention-10-best-engines#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. South Korea Germany Italy BMW Fiat Kia Volkswagen Charging Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Gasoline Li-ion Product Development battery-electric vehicle BMW i3 extended-range electric vehicles Fiat 500e Fuel Economy Kia Soul EV range extender Volkswagen e-Golf Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:12:00 +0000 1165771 at http://wardsauto.com Tom Murphy EV Nominees for Ward’s 10 Best Engines http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ev-nominees-ward-s-10-best-engines <div class="node-body gallery-body">WardsAuto editors are evaluating the Fiat 500e, Kia Soul EV and Volkswagen e-Golf, as well as all-electric and extended-range versions of the BMW i3 for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ev-nominees-ward-s-10-best-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ev-nominees-ward-s-10-best-engines#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. South Korea Germany Italy BMW Fiat Kia Volkswagen Charging Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Future Products Gasoline Li-ion Product Development Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:11:00 +0000 1165961 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Kia Soul EV charging door slides sideways for port access.</p> Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Chip in CO2 Credit Game http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game <div class="node-body article-body">In 2017, California’s emissions rules will change and FCVs will carry the traveling credits automakers use to remain 50-state compliant. The rule change could lead to a shift in OEM capital investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Daimler General Motors Honda Hyundai Tesla Toyota Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Bill Fay Bob Lee CARB fuel cell electric vehicles John Juriga Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1165371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Vice </strong><strong>Chairman Steve Girsky and Honda </strong><strong>Executiv</strong><strong>e Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura </strong><strong>announce FCEV partnership in July 2013.</strong></p> BMW Infuses X-Series CUVs With Sports-Car Performance http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/bmw-infuses-x-series-cuvs-sports-car-performance <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BMW says the new M TwinPower Turbo engines for the X5 M and BMW X6 M are the most powerful unit ever developed by the automaker for an AWD vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/bmw-infuses-x-series-cuvs-sports-car-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/bmw-infuses-x-series-cuvs-sports-car-performance#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Sales & Marketing Exterior Product Development Turbocharger Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:36:00 +0000 1165551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>X6 M packs punch with 575 hp, 552 lb.-ft. of torque.</strong></p> Mini Bills New Cooper-Based Hardtop as 5-Door Hatch http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/mini-bills-new-cooper-based-hardtop-5-door-hatch <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hardtop “is more than just a Mini with two additional doors,” BMW board member Peter Schwarzenbauer says. “It's a completely new Mini with a longer wheelbase, more space, more luggage volume, more functionality and flexibility and four doors.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/mini-bills-new-cooper-based-hardtop-5-door-hatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/mini-bills-new-cooper-based-hardtop-5-door-hatch#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Mini Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Product Development Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:44:00 +0000 1164631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker sees hardtop&rsquo;s bigger dimensions attracting bigger audience.</strong></p> Indian Automakers Taxed by Regulatory, Duty Disputes http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-taxed-regulatory-duty-disputes <div class="node-body article-body">Fines, penalties and demands for unpaid excise taxes against the automakers total Rs49.5 billion. Some cases date back a decade or longer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-taxed-regulatory-duty-disputes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-taxed-regulatory-duty-disputes#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific India BMW Fiat Honda Maruti Laws/Law Enforcement Regulatory Agencies Tariffs Trade Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:24:00 +0000 1152671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ciaz at center of pre-purchase disclosure disagreement.</strong></p> Ward's 10 Best Engines Facing Diversity Training http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eight WardsAuto editors drive the vehicles in October and November during their routine daily commutes in metro Detroit, the same way most Americans experience their vehicles – going to the grocery store, visiting relatives on weekends, taking kids to school and occasionally wearing down the treads with a thick smoky burnout in a vacant parking lot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Alfa Romeo Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Lexus Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger 2.0L turbo 2.3L EcoBoost 6.2L LT1 V-8 Acura RLX hybrid Audi S5 3.0L supercharged V-6 BMW i3 Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Ford F-150 Ford Mustang Hyundai Sonata Eco Lexus NX hybrid Volkswagen eGolf Volkswagen GTI Volvo S60 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1151131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><b><i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;">WardsAuto</span></i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;"> editors Steve Finlay, Drew Winter and James Amend discuss hydrogen-powered Hyundai Tucson FCV.</span></b></p> 2015 Models: BMW http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-bmw <div class="node-body gallery-body">Highlights of 2015 BMW Models</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-bmw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-bmw#comments Public News & Analysis 2015 U.S. BMW Vehicles & Technology 2015 Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:46:00 +0000 1130551 at http://wardsauto.com BMW M Models to Blend Right in at L.A. Show http://wardsauto.com/north-america/bmw-m-models-blend-right-la-show <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new X-Series from BMW M offers more torque and power from their turbocharged 4.4L gasoline V-8s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/bmw-m-models-blend-right-la-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/bmw-m-models-blend-right-la-show#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:15:00 +0000 1148431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BMW&rsquo;s latest pair of M models.</strong></p>