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33 min ago | Ludlow Advertiser

New BMW i8 is simply electric on the road

FACTS AT A GLANCE BMW i8, A 94,845 inc A 5,000 gov grant Engine: 1.5-litre petrol unit and electric motor producing a combined 357bhp and 420lb/ft of torque Transmission: Six-speed dual clutch gearbox driving the rear wheels.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW i8, BMW i3, Hatchback

1 hr ago | MarketWatch

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Let's hope Yellen can avoid the Great Inflation of the 2010s

Inflation got out of control in the 1970s, and the Fed's effort to rein it in contributed to the deep recession of 1981-82.

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Related Topix: BMW X5, SUV, Recreational Vehicle, Security

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

E-Type Jag roars past Mini and Porsche 911 as the world's greatest ...

The Jaguar E-Type has been voted the greatest car of all time - and is one of eight British cars to feature in the top ten.

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Related Topix: Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen, Aston Martin, Aston Martin Vanquish, Aston Martin DB9, Ford Mustang, Ford, BMW 3 Series, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan

The Car Connection

Can't Afford A $135,000 BMW i8? You Can Still Enjoy Some Of Its High Tech Toys

Tech gadgets can be big selling tools for automakers . Unfortunately, many of the newest, glitziest gizmos are only available on new cars -- often, new, expensive cars.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW i8, Gadgets, BMW 3 Series, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Convertible, BMW 5 Series, Sedan, BMW X3, SUV

Car & Driver

What BMW Selleth, BMW Refuseth to Take Back: The Unsellable, Undrivable, Zero-Emission eBay BMW i8

Let's say someone were to offer to sell you a car a lot like the one you want, but with some key differences-this one doesn't have an engine or a transmission and is instead a fiberglass shell shaped to look like a real car.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW i8

Iol.co.za

Re-charging SA, one BMW i3 at a time

We all know the chicken-and-egg conundrum facing all battery-car makers: you can't sell high-powered electric cars unless the charging infrastructure is in place and you can't get anybody to provide infrastructure until the cars are there to use it.

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Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, Coupe, BMW i8, Marketing

INAUTONEWS

US: five premium cars that conquest non-luxury buyers

With the rise in economic confidence, the sales of premium cars took flight, gathering record after record in monthly US sales charts.

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Related Topix: Acura, Hybrid, Sedan, Acura ILX, BMW 3 Series, Coupe, Wagon, Convertible, Hatchback, Audi A3, Audi

INAUTONEWS

2016 BMW 7-Series spied

The new generation of the BMW 7-Series has been spied recently wearing a lot of camouflage and being driven on a public road.

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Related Topix: BMW 7 Series, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz, BMW i8, BMW i3, Hatchback

India Auto News

New BMW X3 India launch price Rs 44.90 lakhs

First unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the new 2015 BMW X3 SUV makes its way to India at a starting price of Rs 44.90 lakhs.

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Related Topix: BMW X3, SUV, Hybrid, Audi Q5, Audi, Volvo XC60, Volvo

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Car and Driver

10 Green Cars that Don't Suck: Eco-Excellence at All Price Points

Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a "green car."

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Related Topix: Marketing, BMW i3, Hatchback, Coupe, BMW i8, BMW M3, Convertible, Sedan, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, Big Sur, CA

SlashGear.com

BMW X5 Security Plus: a bulletproof car for your wayward adventures

Whether you live somewhere that flying bullets are an unfortunate daily risk or you participate in some interesting adventures, BMW 's new X5 Security Plus has your back.

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Related Topix: BMW X5, SUV

INAUTONEWS

Next-gen BMW M5 gets detailed in new report

The future generation of the BMW M5 has been detailed in a new report as the model in question is about to be introduced sometimes next year.

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Related Topix: BMW M5, Sedan, Wagon, Hybrid, BMW 5 Series

AutoWeek

Dinan tunes the BMW M5 to 675 badass horsepower

The current BMW M5 has 560 horsepower, which is pretty handy to have around. A few months ago, BMW announced that they'd give 40 more horsepower to just a handful of special-edition M5s, bringing it up to a nice even 600.

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Related Topix: BMW M5, Sedan, Morgan Hill, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Autos

Eater

Adventures in Shilling: Watch Chef Thomas Keller in a Car Commercial

Here's chef Thomas Keller geeking out over the new BMW i8 at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance .

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Related Topix: Thomas Keller, Coupe, BMW i8

Automotive News

China said to mull $16 billion funding for EV chargers

China is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan in government funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities and spur demand for clean cars, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, BMW i3, Hatchback

INAUTONEWS

Non-working BMW i8 display car is for sale

A non-working BMW i8 display car is currently looking for a new owner as the model in question is being offered for sale, for a price which can buy you a brand new compact car.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW i8

Bloomberg

BMW Joins Cadillac Wooing Silicon Valley to Combat Tesla

BMW scored a coup this month when former Apple Inc. executive Tony Fadell became one of the first U.S. owners of the new $136,000 i8 plug-in sports car.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW i8, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Jobs, Steve Jobs, Automakers, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Jalopnik

This Is What A Celebrity Face-Morphing Site Does To Cars

You know those stupid sites that claim to let you see what your love-child with Miley Cyrus or Tyne Daly or Merlin Olsen would look like? Or visualize the offspring of Beyonce and Chris Elliott? Of course you don't; they're stupid.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, BMW 5 Series, Autos

KickingTires

Cadillac to Debut ATS-V at November's L.A. Auto Show

The L.A. Times reports that Cadillac will debut a high-performance version of its compact ATS sedan at November's 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, with a go-fast ATS coupe to follow.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Sedan, Cadillac ATS-V, Wagon, Cadillac CTS-V, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac CTS, BMW M3, Hatchback, Convertible

Door Reminder

2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe blends styling, performance2014 BMW M6 Gran...

The style of BMW's four-door Coupe with performance by BMW M. The all-new BMW M6 Gran Coupe has joined its famous BMW M5 Sedan and M6 Coupe siblings 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe blends styling, performance The style of BMW's four-door Coupe with performance by BMW M. The all-new BMW M6 Gran Coupe has joined its famous BMW M5 Sedan and M6 Coupe siblings ... (more)

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW M6 Gran, BMW M, Hatchback, Convertible, BMW M5, Sedan, BMW M6, BMW 6 Series Gran, Autos

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