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BMW presented a pair of hybrids yesterday—both packed with V8 engines—at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The old news is the BMW X6 full hybrid crossover, which debuted last year in Frankfurt. The new item is the BMW 7-Series mild hybrid concept, which promises a 15 percent reduction in fuel consumption. Unveiling the 7-Series hybrid, […]

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German carmakers may sing the praises of hybrids when unveiling a new concept at a major auto show, but their tune changes about hybrid cars when they gather for an industry insiders’ event. The Germans almost unanimously maintain their long-held belief that hybrids just don’t add up when compared with diesels and next-generation gasoline vehicles. […]

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BMW will introduce a mild hybrid diesel concept vehicle—based on the BMW X5—at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show in March. The seven-passenger vehicle will utilize a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine with variable twin turbo, common rail injection—promising 36 miles to the gallon and 200 horsepower. The company calls the diesel hybrid, “BMW Vision EfficientDynamics.” Many […]

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