BMW Teases Vision EfficientDynamics Concept With Boring Video, Crazy…

Ignore the boring video and try not to make the obvious "No, you make fat cars" response to the "We don't make cars" claim. Instead, check out the taillight on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept. » 8/27/09 9:30am 8/27/09 9:30am

BMW Developing Tri-Turbo Diesel For X5?

Just when we were beginning to lose faith in BMW, rumors begin to surface on a crazy new triple turbocharged diesel engine for an X5 Performance Diesel package. Intriguing would be an understatement. » 4/10/09 4:30pm 4/10/09 4:30pm

BMW Partners With NASA On New Thermoelectric Exhaust System

BMW has revealed a partnership with NASA to develop thermoelectric generators for its next-generation Efficient Dynamics Mk2 system which uses a little bit o' ultrascience to make 200W from wasted exhaust gasses. » 3/11/09 9:00am 3/11/09 9:00am

Mazda2 Named World Car Of The Year

A committee of fat old men "experienced auto journalists" (i.e. not us) have named the Mazda2 as the world car of the year. Just beating out the Ford Mondeo and Mercedes C-Class in a thoroughly interesting, relevant and credible competition. Additionally, all three finalists for World Green Car Of The Year were diesel… » 3/20/08 9:16am 3/20/08 9:16am

BMW Diesel Mild Hybrid X5 Concept Officially Revealed, Officially Has A…

We've been saying for years the only efficient hybrid with current technology is one mated to a diesel engine, and now it looks like another automaker is jumping into the conceptual fray. Our little news yesterday on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics X5 — translated from Bruce, that appears to be an X5 outfitted with a… » 2/22/08 9:00am 2/22/08 9:00am

BMW X5 Twin Turbo Diesel Hybrid Concept Coming To Geneva, It's…

It seems that the cat is out of the bag and we now think we know what BMW will be highlighting, eco-wise, at this year's Geneva Motor Show. You know all that pleading for more diesel hybrids? According to CarScoop, the boys and girls form Bavaria will be showing off the "Vision EfficeintDynamics" which will be better… » 2/21/08 2:00pm 2/21/08 2:00pm