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2014 BMW 2-Series Coupe: Official Details, Pricing, Pictures
2014 BMW 2-Series Coupe: Official Details, Pricing, Pictures

What replaces BMW’s entry-level Coupe and Convertible, the 1-Series? That would be the all-new 2014 2-Series; and BMW has all at once confirmed some key information and details about it, released plenty of pictures, and even set the basics around pricing—all for a vehicle that...Read More»

2010 BMW 5-Series 528i
2008-2010 BMW 5-Series & M5 Recalled For Electrical Problem

BMW has issued a voluntary recall of 528i, 535i, 550i, and M5 vehicles from the 2008, 2009, and 2010 model years. According to a bulletin posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 134,100 cars manufactured between March 1, 2007 and December 31, 2009. The...Read More»

2013 BMW 3-Series  -  First U.S. Drive, February 2012
NHTSA Investigates 2013 BMW 328i For Potential Braking Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into the 2013 BMW 328i. According to a summary report posted to the NHTSA website (PDF), the agency has received four complaints about the model. All four of the complaints cite issues with the braking system in the...Read More»

2009 BMW X5 xDrive 35d
2009-2010 BMW X5 Diesel SUV Recalled

BMW is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2009 and 2010 BMW X5 diesel SUVs to fix a potential problem with the fuel filter heater. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 1,540...Read More»

2014 BMW X5
2014 BMW X5 Priced From $53,725: Which Model's Right For Your Family?

BMW recently unveiled the third-generation of its "sports activity vehicle," the X5. With a new look, updated technology, and new drivetrain options, the only question left was price. Today BMW priced the new 2014 X5 from $53,725 including a $925 destination charge. For the first time in the X5's...Read More»

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BMW Sued For Racial Discrimination In South Carolina

Summer is here, and across America, the mercury is climbing. But in Spartanburg, South Carolina, things are a little hotter than usual: yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against BMW, claiming that the automaker discriminated against African American workers...Read More»

2014 BMW X5
2014 BMW X5: Sportier, Technology-Packed, Still Family-Friendly

The third-generation version of BMW's so called Sports Activity Vehicle—the BMW X5—has been unveiled. And with less weight, more performance, a more graceful look, and warmer interior appointments, along with some noteworthy active-safety features, the 2014 BMW X5 looks poised to offer...Read More»

2003 BMW 3-Series 325i
BMW 3-Series Recall Adds 42,000 Vehicles To Airbag Action

After conducting its internal investigation, BMW now says that it will recall 42,000 2002 through 2003 BMW 3-Series vehicles as part of the massive Takata airbag recall we covered in April. At the time the airbag recall story broke, BMW said it would participate but did not immediately know how...Read More»

2013 BMW X1 Powder Ride Edition  -  Driven, April 2013
2013 BMW X1 Powder Ride Edition: Driven

Americans have shown over and over again that they don't want sport wagons. Yet in what seems a bit at times like splitting hairs sometimes, they do want utility vehicles en masse—including ones that, as of late, are increasingly lower and more carlike. The 2014 BMW X1 is a great example...Read More»

2009 BMW 3-Series
BMW Recalling Nearly 505,000 Vehicles In U.S. To Fix Cables

BMW is conducting a voluntary safety recall involving nearly 505,000 vehicles in the Unites States over concerns that a battery connector cable can fail and cause engines to stall. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2009 BMW X5
BMW Recalls 2007-2010 X5 SUVs To Fix Brakes

BMW is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2007 through 2010 X5 SUVs, due to a possible oil leak that could lead to loss of power-assisted braking. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website lists the number of vehicles potentially affected by the...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford Continues To Generate Most Buzz, But Toyota Makes Biggest Gains

Plenty of surveys measure attitudes toward the auto industry. Some determine how much motorists like their vehicles, some focus on the dealership experience, and others zero in on areas like auto insurance. Marketing firm YouGov measures something a little more elusive: buzz. Every weekday, YouGov...Read More»

2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i  -  Driven, January 2013
2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i: Driven

Last year, in several of BMW's mainstream models like the 3-Series and 5-Series, the German automaker did what might have a few years earlier been the unthinkable for the U.S. market: replaced its much-loved naturally aspirated in-line six with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Now for 2013 BMW...Read More»

BMW 4-Series Coupe Concept at 2013 Detroit Auto Show
BMW 4-Series Coupe Concept Live From The Detroit Auto Show

What, you ask, is a BMW 4-Series? That's a fair question, because technically, aside from this concept, it doesn't exist--yet. The short answer is that the 4-Series will be the successor to what BMW currently calls the 3-Series Coupe. The longer answer is that the 4-Series Coupe Concept, making its...Read More»

2012 BMW X5
2009-2012 BMW X5 Diesel Recalled For Steering Defect

BMW is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2009 through 2012 model year X5 xDrive35d SUVs for a problem that can lead to loss of power steering. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the number of vehicles potentially affected in the U.S. at...Read More»

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Seat Belt Usage At Record High, Best Car To Buy Short List, Ford's Optimistic Fuel Economy Projections: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media we tell you that seat belt usage is at an all-time high, thanks to big gains from drivers in Southern states. According to the latest NHTSA data, 86-percent of drivers now buckle up before hitting the road. Our list of Best Car To Buy candidates has gotten shorter, so we...Read More»

Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast
The Auto Industry's Response To Hurricane Sandy

One week ago, after Hurricane Sandy's violent landfall, residents along America's eastern seaboard awoke to starkly different landscapes than they ones they'd known a few hours earlier. Homes and offices had been destroyed, mementos and landmarks ruined, lives changed, taken, forever altered. But...Read More»

2012 Cadillac CTS Touring Edition
Cadillac Plans To Raise Prices & Prestige

If you were hoping to land a great deal on a Cadillac, you might want to act sooner rather than later: according to an article in AutoNews, Cadillac is planning to boost prices in the coming years. The increase isn't due to rising costs of labor, parts, raw materials, regulation, or other factors...Read More»

2013 BMW X1
2013 BMW X1 Video First Drive

When it finally lands on U.S. shores this winter, the BMW X1 will have maneuvered itself into a tight parking spot--wedged narrowly between the most feature-rich mass-market crossovers, and BMW's own more practical, more expensive X3 ute. The X1's been on sale for a few years around the world, but...Read More»

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