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BMW and the National Parks Service to Provide Additional EV Charging Stations

The National Parks Service and the Department of Energy is collaborating with BMW to expand America’s electric vehicle (EV) network of charging stations across the U.S. which is a frequent request of EV users. Up to 100 new stations will be installed and BMW says they will be compatible with every electric car sold in America.


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The first new charging station was unveiled at a recent press conference held at the West Orange laboratory which belonged to Thomas Edison, and was where he worked on an electric car battery 100 years ago. Four stations were added to the…

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Celebrate Earth Day by Preserving Our Planet


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Sometimes we forget just how much Earth gives to us (i.e. oxygen, that’s a biggie.) We are all guilty of litter and unnecessary exhaust fumes, but being mindful of our actions when it comes to owning a vehicle can be life-giving to Mother Earth.


The use of vehicles is undoubtedly linked to change in climate, pollution, and even disease. But no matter the type of car you drive, there are many maintenance measures all owners can take to make sure they are being environmentally friendly! By following these steps, you can help protect the environment, which is something…

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Strategically Efficient Design and Engineering is at the Core of the 2017 BMW 430i

Power isn't the only thing that makes for impressive performance, but how that power is used says a lot about the vehicle. In the case of the 2017 BMW 430i, it says that not only is this vehicle exciting, but intelligent. Using strategically efficient design, the 430i delivers a thrill on the San Antonio roads.

Packed under the hood of the 430i is an inline 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine that boasts up to 248 horsepower, and generates 258 pound-feet of torque at a smooth 1450 rpm. That means power kicks in almost immediately, and sustains your ride.

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Efficiency and Power Go Hand in Hand in the 2017 BMW X5

In the past, you've always had to decide between an efficient use of energy, or the ability to powerfully navigate the roads in San Antonio. Say goodbye to that tradeoff in the 2017 BMW X5, the SAV that can command highways and city streets in a way that demands respect.

Under the hood of every new X5 is an engine ready to intelligently let loose. That's one of the exceptional characteristics of BMW iPerformance.

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BMW Aims to Introduce Hydrogen-Powered Cars by 2021

BMW aims to stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing automotive industry. Between new technologies, safety features, and innovations, it’s no surprise they intend to be the first to introduce a hydrogen-powered car in the next five years, and the company’s top officials say they are on track to do so.

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BMW is committed to introducing hydrogen fuel to the masses while other automakers are solely focusing on electric powertrains. BMW has explained that hydrogen is ideal for long-distance zero-emissions driving in comparison to a conventional gasoline or diesel-burning car.


Very few details about the model are…

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Everything to Know About the 2018 BMW M5

If you’re anything like us, the anticipation is building for BMW’s brand new M5. The 5 Series sedan, wagon, and M550i have all been revealed, but the M5 will be the icing on an already good cake.


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The high-performance sedan is expected to arrive later this year at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but we’ve compiled everything we know about the M sedan thus far.


Sources have claimed that a reworked version of the M5’s twin-turbo V8 engine, producing approximately 600 horsepower will be under the hood. This amount of power will be balanced to all four…

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What's Your Favorite Part?

It's hard to choose our favorite part of the 2017 BMW 430i. It could be the comfortable interior, with available leather seating and heated front seats. It could be the convenience of driving it, with its available navigation system and blind-spot monitoring. After much consideration, we had to go with the 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine.

 

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BMW Prepares for Real-Time Mapping

Exciting things are ahead for BMW in 2018. They will partner with Mobileye, the creators of high-tech collision-avoidance cameras and sensors. They will work together to gather data from its line of automobiles which will pave the way for real-time mapping in autonomous vehicles.


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Driverless cars will be expected to constantly process information in a variety of areas and act upon it instantaneously. Weather, traffic, accident reporting, and parking are a few of these areas.


Beginning in 2018, BMWs will be equipped with Mobileye’s Road Experience Management to obtain information while cars are in motion and then transfer it…

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The New BMW 5-series Has Features to Get Excited About

The overall appearance of the new 2017 5-series was changed minimally, but the same cannot be said for its features. In addition to its semi-autonomous functionality, the 5-series also includes smart display systems and Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa. Continue reading for 10 of our favorite new features on this incredible model.



  1. Every seat has eight different massage programs, each with three different intensity settings.

  2. The Adaptive Drive system adapts to the driving style based on the route being travelled, taking into consideration upcoming intersections, road conditions, and curves ahead.

  3. Forward facing camera, radar sensors, and ultrasound sensors are included…

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