BMW wants to exploit engine heat waste

Internal combustion engines are terribly inefficient machines.

 About 60 percent of the energy generated by an internal combustion engine is lost - half from exhaust heat.

BMW debuts concept e-scooter

BMW recently announced a new concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but instead of a car, the company is releasing details of its electric scooter design that it hopes to turn into a production vehicle.


BMW looks to landfills for hydrogen power

Automaker BMW has launched a pilot program to turn the methane gas emitted by landfills into hydrogen.



BMW debuts Ulimate Drive app

Do you enjoy driving your shiny BMW but feel like all the sweet routes are passing you by? Well, at the risk of sounding clichéd, yes there is an app to help with that.

First Fisker Karma hybrid finally being built


When we last reported on the Fisker Automotive Karma luxury plug-in hybrid, it was appearing at the Geneva Auto Show as word spread it would finally go into production in the month of March.

BMW, Peugeot to co-develop new hybrids


BMW and Peugeot have both announced their intentions to invest 100 million EUR ($139 million) into another joint venture that they've dubbed: "BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification." 



BMW supermoto 'cycle goes electric 



Electric motorcycles have been gaining ground in the racing world, and Miika Mahonen, an industrial designer from San Francisco, thinks BMW should make one ASAP. 


Nvidia GPUs powers BMW navigation

This week has been extremely busy for chip superstar Nvidia with multiple partnerships announced from the mobile, computing, and now automobile industries.

BMW ad burns logo onto viewers' eyelids

BMW has screened a motorcycle advertisement in Germany that burns the company's logo onto the viewers' eyes as an after-image.

HD Radio gets new slate of support from BMW, Ford, others

At the New York International Auto Show, the company behind HD Radio technology announced that seven automakers have renewed their commitment to providing HD Radio as a standard feature.