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BMW Beats Lexus and Mercedes For Fifth Month In U.S Sales

BMW Beats Lexus and Mercedes For Fifth Month In U.S Sales
BMW has for a fifth straight month, held the top spot in its sales lead over Mercedes-Benz and Lexus, delivering the most luxury models in the U.S. BMW has been able to hold this position thanks to the deliveries of the new 5-Series and X3 SUV. The German automakers U.S sales rose 6.5 percent last…

Toyota Blamed By Chinese Government For Several Fatal Accidents

Toyota Blamed By Chinese Government For Several Fatal Accidents
A Chinese inspection agency has alleged that Toyota vehicles are responsible for several fatal accidents.  China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine claimed that the Toyota Camry, Prado and Reiz models have faulty brakes and drive shafts. The agency has yet to provide any details pertaining to the accidents , nor casualty information….

Alfa Romeo Discontinues The 159

Alfa Romeo Discontinues The 159
Fiat will be gradually discontinuing the beautiful Alfa Romeo 159, as reports have indicated that production of the 159 has come to an end at the assembly plant in Naples, Italy. Last minute 159 buyers may have some luck because the vehicle has been stockpiled by dealers ahead of the factory’s temporary closure. Sadly, the 159 suffered…

Alfa Romeo SUV May Be Built In America

Alfa Romeo SUV May Be Built In America
Fiat may shift planned production of Jeep and Alfa Romeo SUVs from the Turin plant to an American facility. If this is successful, Fiat will have space to produce a small car at the Italian plant. One insider said that the compact car may be built at the Mirafiori plant, and Fiat’s strategic SUV move is based…

Fisker Announces Partnership With BMW To Supply Engines

Fisker Announces Partnership With BMW To Supply Engines
Fisker Automotive has announced a new partnership with BMW that will supply engines and other automotive components for next-gen Fisker vehicles. Fisker is interested in BMW’s new turbocharged four-cylinder engine for the “Project Nina’ mid-size premium sedan. The “Project Nina” sedan will be built at a former GM plant in Wilmington, Delaware by the end of 2012….

BMW Technicians Get Fired For 1M Joyride [Video]

Two knucklehead dealership technicians decided to borrow a BMW 1 Series M Coupe and put it through its paces. What makes the video even more painful to watch is that the technicians have no sympathy for the car’s delicate break in period. Interstingly, members of the 1Addicts forum managed to narrow down the location of the…

BMW To Replace LED Lights With Laser Headlights

BMW To Replace LED Lights With Laser Headlights
BMW engineers are currently working on the introduction of laser light technology as the next logical step in car light development. Laser lights offer a vast improvement over the stock LED bulbs, currently used in luxury cars because lasers use less energy, are brighter, smaller, and can be directed at a smaller area. LED lighting generates only around 100 lumens…

Kia “Veredus” Tipped as Name of Korean Automaker’s RWD Sports Sedan

Kia “Veredus” Tipped as Name of Korean Automaker’s RWD Sports Sedan
Two weeks ago, Kia officially confirmed that it would unveil a rear-wheel drive four-door sports sedan at this month’s Frankfurt auto show. Today, sources have revealed that Kia may call the sporty sedan, the Veredus. Kia has filed for a trademark on the Veredus name, and sources have also explained that the concept is the…

BMW Recalling 241,000 3 Series Models Due To Faulty Tail Lights

BMW Recalling 241,000 3 Series Models Due To Faulty Tail Lights
BMW is recalling 241,000 3-Series models due to faulty tail lights. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has confirmed that certain 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i and 330xi models built between September 1, 2001 and March 1 2005 may experience resistance in the electrical contacts of one or more rear lamp functions. The resistance could eventually lead…

2012 Mazda CX-5 Hits U.S In Early 2012, Will Get Diesel Option In 2014

2012 Mazda CX-5 Hits U.S In Early 2012, Will Get Diesel Option In 2014
The Mazda CX-5 will enter the highly competitive compact crossover segment in the U.S when it debuts in early 2012. The CX-5 prototype was equipped with 165-hp  2.0-liter engine producing 150 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and the American version will likely use the same setup. A diesel variant available…

Honda Pilot SUV Gets Minor Updates For 2012

Honda Pilot SUV Gets Minor Updates For 2012
The Honda Pilot mid-size SUV will be receiving some minor upgrades for the 2012 model year which includes exterior, interior and mechanical updates. The most noticeable upgrade to the exterior includes a new grille and front fascia. The outgoing model’s six sided grille insert will be replaced with a distinctive three-bar horizontal design. The interior will feature…