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BMW's Electric Brand Will Lower CO2, Cost A Lot, And Pay Off Big Long-Term

Source: Auto Balla | May 16 2014, 2:49am CDT | by Forbes

Germany’s BMW is turning a costly necessity to reduce fuel consumption into a profit generating virtue. The world’s...
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Ducati 1199 Panigale R Wins German Superbike Title

Sep 23 2014 5:22am CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Ducati 1199 Panigale R Though the Ducati 1199 Panigale has struggled in World Superbike since entering the series last season, it’s a totally different story in the German IDM Superbike Championship. There, where bikes are based on the stock models, the 1199 Panigale R has dominated. Ducati clinched the manufacturer’s title earlier in the season with the 3C Racing team, and following the season finale in Hockenheim, the team also clinche ...
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Pandora Media is one of the largest Internet radio providers in the U.S. with more than 75 million active users. While the company’s active user count has increased at a robust pace historically, it is likely to slow... | by Forbes
 
 

2015 BMW i8 configurator is ready to show the future

Sep 22 2014 5:33pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Car Buying, Coupe, Hybrid, BMW Good news if you're one of the lucky few that can afford the new BMW i8. The high-performance hybrid's configurator has gone live on BMW USA's consumer website, meaning you can head in and customize till you drop. If you've ever played with a BMW configurator, you'll instantly feel at home with the i8's. You have the choice of four trim ...
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So Funky, So French: Wild Citroën C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Uses Compressed-Air (!) Hybrid Powertrain to Achieve 118 mpg

Sep 22 2014 5:12pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

How does one polish a cactus? Remove the needles, of course. That’s what Citroën has done with its funky-French C4 Cactus crossover to create the Airflow 2L concept, which makes its aerodynamic, in-the-succulent debut at the 2014 Paris auto show next week. Citroën shaved this Cactus for one reason: Fuel economy. In an automotive sense, a car’s “needles” are its various drag-inducing body pieces. Thus, Citroën streamlined the Cactus’s aerodynamics with spats around ...
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R-Designed: 2016 Volvo XC90 Gets the Sporty R-Design Treatment, Still Isn’t On Sale Yet

Sep 22 2014 4:37pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Volvo’s all-new 2016 XC90 SUV won’t go on sale until early next year, but already the company is breaking out new variations of the crossover. The first XC90 model to increase add some juice is the R-Design, a variant that ups the SUV’s visual sportiness quotient without bringing any bravado to the driving experience.  The XC90 R-Design is set apart from its more toned-down stablemates by a unique grille and front fascia, “silk metal” window ...
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Plastics Make It Possible: Local Motors’ Crowd-Sourced, 3-D–Printed Strati EV Is Born, Runs

Sep 22 2014 3:16pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

When last we checked in on the crowd-sourced-design maestros over at Local Motors, the outfit was in the thick of a design competition focused on an all-new, 3-D–printed electric vehicle. A few months later, the winning car has become a thing with a name: Strati. As it had promised, Local Motors packed its manufacturing tooling, some employees, and the groundbreaking car’s non-printed parts and headed to the International Manufacturing Trade Show (IMTS) in Chicago to build it. That’s right, Loc ...
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Here Are The Ten Best BMWs You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $20,000

Sep 22 2014 2:04pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

How much BMW can $20,000 buy? That was the question I posed last week , and you resourceful lot answered in a resounding "A hell of a lot." With selections like these, you'd be crazy not to at least consider these gems in your search for your own ultimate driving machine.Read more ...
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Infiniti Considers BMW 4 Series Competitor

Sep 22 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

Japanese luxury automaker Infiniti has revealed plans to expand its lineup by launching a competitor for the BMW 4 Series. Speaking to Top Gear at the opening of the company’s new automotive design facility in London, Infiniti chief creative officer Shiro Nakamura confirmed the manufacturer will introduce a brand-new two-door coupe by 2015. The new vehicle will be slightly larger than a BMW 4 Series, but smaller than the 6 Series, Nakamura added, hinting that the ...
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