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2015-2016 BMW 7 Series Clock Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 25, 2016


CARS.COM The problem: The clock in the instrument cluster may lose a few minutes each week. This may be due to a software problem. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 BMW 7 Series 2016 BMW 7 Series See More Service… Read More

2015-2016 BMW 7 Series Clock Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The clock in the instrument cluster may lose a few minutes each week. This may be due to a software problem. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 BMW 7 Series 2016 BMW 7 Series See More Service… Read More

Volvo Plans to Sell Car With Self-Driving Capability by 2021

By Fred Meier on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Volvo plans to have for sale a self-driving vehicle by 2021, matching the ambitious timetable recently announced by rival BMW. "It's our ambition to have a car that can drive fully autonomously on the highway by 2021," Volvo… Read More

BMW's 2017 Diesel Models Delayed Amid Heightened Federal Scrutiny

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal, other automakers are facing a more arduous process for getting their 2017 diesel models certified by federal regulators. BMW confirmed to Cars.com that the U.S. sale dates of its model-year 2017… Read More

2016 BMW 7 Series Video

By Mike Hanley on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW redesigned its flagship sedan for 2016 and the new 7 Series is a technological showcase, from its carbon-fiber body construction to its high-tech safety and entertainment features. Watch the video for more.  … Read More

Which 2016 Compact SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The best compact SUVs are able to fill many roles. They offer good utility and cargo room in a smaller footprint than a traditional SUV, which makes them easier to park and to navigate on narrow city streets.… Read More

Buick Plans Wagon Version of New Regal?

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick is considering bringing to the U.S. a wagon version of the coming redesigned Regal, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Related: 2016 Buick Envision: First Drive Buick showed dealers a wagon among images of the… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011 BMW X5

By Jennifer Geiger on June 20, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 21,500 model-year 2011 X5 SUVs, including X5 xDrive 35i, xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M vehicles manufactured between April 5 and Nov. 20, 2010; model-year 2011 X5 xDrive35d diesel vehicles manufactured between… Read More

BMW 7 Series Driver Assistance Systems Help Reduce Stress

By Courtney Messenbaugh on June 17, 2016

CARS.COM — Distracted by life and the constant noise from my children, I recently backed into a parked car. Fortunately, I didn't do any damage to the other vehicle (and yes, I felt horrible and left a note for the… Read More

2016 BMW X1: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on June 16, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW's smallest SUV was redesigned for the 2016 model year and what the X1 lost in performance, it gained in utility. The five-passenger luxury subcompact ute lost its turbocharged six-cylinder engine but gained storage options and cargo space,… Read More