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BMW recalls 136,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix stalling & fuel leaks
BMW recalls 136,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix stalling & fuel leaks

BMW is recalling a wide range of cars and crossovers from 2007 to 2012 to address a problem with their fuel systems, which could cause vehicles to leak fuel and stall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 136,188 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected by the...Read More»

2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is
BMW Recalls More Than 156,000 Six-Cylinder Cars

BMW is recalling some vehicles manufactured from 2010-2012. More than 156,000 vehicles equipped with in-line six-cylinder engines have aluminum bolts on their cam-timing system's housing that could break. Vehicles involved include the following: 1-Series coupes and convertibles, manufactured from...Read More»

2012 BMW 6-Series convertible first drive
2012 BMW 6-Series, Lamborghini Sales, Geneva Motor Show: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Ayrton Senna's race helmet gets sold at auction and GM forms an alliance with PSA Peugeot Citroen. Automakers gear up for the Geneva Motor Show and NASCAR fined team number 48. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ferrari released video...Read More»

2012 BMW 6-Series Coupe
BMW Bumps Mercedes, Lexus To Become America's Top Luxury Brand

For a full decade, Lexus has been parked at the top of the U.S. luxury car heap, but no more. Sales stats released this week have put a different brand in the top spot, and that brand is BMW. The Wall Street Journal reports that BMW and rival automaker Mercedes-Benz both delayed sharing sales...Read More»

BMW i8 Concept
BMW Launches 'Mission To Drive' Year-End Sales Event

If you've been planning to purchase a new car and you've got luxury on your mind, you might want to stop by your local BMW showroom. The automaker has rolled out a slew of year-end deals to coincide with the launch of the new Mission Impossible movie. As we've mentioned before, BMWs will feature...Read More»

BMW prototype based on Vision EfficientDynamics concept
Mission Impossible 4, GM, Rolls-Royce, Gordon Murray: Todays' Car News

The first trailer for Mission Impossible 4 has hit the interwebz. It shows off the upcoming BMW i8 and new 6-Series Convertible. [MotorAuthority] California will no longer let hybrids drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes with only a single occupant. [GreenCarReports] Rolls-Royce is taking the...Read More»

2012 BMW 6-Series Coupe
Penske Automotive: First Quarter Retail Sales Increase 18-Percent in U.S.

Penske Automotive is one of the largest car retailers in the world. With 172 mainly premium and import dealerships in 17 states, Penske is the second largest auto dealer in the U.S. As a result, this publically-trade, Fortune 500 Company acts as a barometer for car dealers around the country and...Read More»

2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept
2010 Paris Auto Show: Think Small, Act Fast, Go Blue

Of all this year's A-list auto shows, the Paris show opening this week is the lucky one. The grey mood at recent shows in Frankfurt, Detroit, and Geneva broke at the Paris Expo, with a herd of electric supercars leading the charge. Two years ago, the raw display of power and advanced technology on...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
Smart Car Shopping: Big Deals On These Five Convertibles

  It may sound like some strange factoid hurtling in from a parallel universe, but ragtop shoppers, take heart: sometimes, convertibles are cheaper in summer. How can that be? We've seen automakers introduce convertibles in the dead of winter--when people are most receptive to the idea of a warm...Read More»

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson
Seven Best Quotes From BBC Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson

The BBC's Top Gear television show is an endless source of entertainment, debate, and amusement for car fans all over the world. As is its tall, acerbic, and frequently profane host, Jeremy Clarkson. Just a brief browse through his columns will prove the point. It's important to remember that Top...Read More»

2011 BMW 6-Series spy shots
Spy Shots: 2011 BMW 6-Series

TheCarConnection.com's editors love the BMW 6-Series--but as evidenced in our hands-on road test, we'd love the 6-Series if it weighed a little less and had a little lither shape. Those twin goals could be met with the new 6-Series in the pipeline, according to AutoExpress. BMW's planning a 2011...Read More»

Fisker Karma concept
Fisker Says Late 2009 for Karma

Back in April, Fisker Automotive announced its plans to begin building the Karma plug-in hybrid sedan. This morning, the startup carmaker says it's ready to begin screwing together its first sedan early next year, with Finland's Valmet doing the honors. Valmet builds the Porsche Boxster and Porsche...Read More»

BMW 6-Series Shatters Stereotypes, Gets Mid-Life Facelift

Facelifts are no big deal, they told us. So we go off to Palm Springs, heal a new look and come back – and BMW’s done the same thing. And dammit, theirs looks better. The BMW 6-Series is getting a makeover (God, we wish there were a different metaphor—something mythological...Read More»

2005 6-Series Convertible
2004 Detroit Show, Part V

  2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) Ferrari Brings Big Love with 612 Scaglietti Luca di Montezemolo, chairman of Ferrari, says the new 612 Scaglietti was introduced to the world at the Detroit auto show to celebrate “fifty years of big love between Ferrari and its U.S. clients” as...Read More»

2003 HUMMER H3T concept
2004 Detroit Auto Show Preview

You could be at home preparing for the holidays. Or you could be wondering who you'll rent out your 6x8 "spider hole" to, now that the last tenant has taken a very public powder (he won't be getting his security deposit back, you seethe). But if you're even only vaguely connected to the auto...Read More»

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