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Why is electrification an uphill task for German automakers?

Frankfurt, Germany | Xinhua | BMW and Daimler, two of Germany’s auto giants, have been sued by activists on charges that they fall short on their commitments to a more ambitious goal of emission reduction. The lawsuit was filed by German non-governmental organization Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V. (DUH, Environmental Action Germany …

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US report calls car imports national security threat: source

New York, United States | AFP | A US Commerce Department report has concluded that American auto imports threaten national security, setting the stage for possible tariffs by the White House, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. The investigation, ordered by President Donald Trump in May, is “positive” …

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BMW is sick of bad 3 Series reviews

“I do not want to hear that shit anymore!” declares BMW development boss Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Negative media reviews of recent BMW 3 Series generations have motivated the German car-maker to aim for new driving benchmarks with its latest mid-size luxury sedan. Speaking at the Paris motor show recently, …

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TECH: Big cars with ridiculously tiny engines

There’s no substitute for cubic capacity, or so they used to say. Used to. With the development of technologies such as turbocharging and direct-injection over the past decade and some impressive weight-saving, many carmakers have been pursuing the concept of engine-downsizing with a passion. Downsizing does not mean losing power …

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