Contrary to BMW's nomenclature that intends to reserve even-numbered series for two-door cars, Gran Coupe models have four doors and a liftback-style trunk out back. So the 4 Series Gran Coupe, for example, is really just a functional sedan.
A "fab lab" is a high technology workshop equipped with computed-controlled manufacturing components such as 3D printers, laser engravers, computer numerical control routers, and plasma cutters. "Kids are better prepared for college and they're better prepared for careers", said Kleefisch.
According to our sister site BimmerFile , BMW is moving to eliminate manual transmissions from all its products in the next "handful of years". You can read more at BF but suffice to say it's a product the marketplace and the complexity of meeting more stringent environmental standards.
BMW soon will launch a diesel version of the newest 5-series sedan in the U.S. called the 540d, a company spokesperson has confirmed. The new diesel-powered sedan will join diesel versions of the 3-series, X3, and X5, all of which are currently for sale after passing more stringent EPA emissions testing for the 2017 model year.
The 2014 BMW i3 comes in at a base price of $46,150 with our tester reaching $52,550 with just a few additional options. The 2014 BMW i3 has a decent range with the added range extender, it comes in with an EPA-estimated 117 mpg-e economy.
Tesla Inc has lost its top safety rating from Consumer Reports, which said the electric carmaker failed to install an emergency braking feature that it promised to owners as standard equipment. DETROIT: Tesla Inc has lost its top safety rating from Consumer Reports, which said the electric carmaker failed to install an emergency braking feature that it promised to owners as standard equipment.