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2005-2008 BMW 7 Series, Alpina B7: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Fri May 26 08:52:09 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 45,500 model-year 2005-08 BMW 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li and Alpina B7 sedans equipped with both the Comfort Access and Soft Close Automatic options The Problem: The doors may appear to be closed and latched… Read More

2005-2008 BMW 7 Series, Alpina B7: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Fri May 26 08:52:09 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 45,500 model-year 2005-08 BMW 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li and Alpina B7 sedans equipped with both the Comfort Access and Soft Close Automatic options The Problem: The doors may appear to be closed and latched… Read More

BMW Concept 8 Series Preview

By Joe Bruzek on Thu May 25 15:19:18 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Looks like: The BMW i8 if it were designed as a luxury coupe instead of a goofy hybrid Defining characteristics: Low profile, sleek roofline Ridiculous features: Deep-spoke steering wheel with red anodized paddle shifters Chance of being mass-produced: 100… Read More

Smaller Cars Have Larger Fatality Risks

By Fred Meier on Thu May 25 13:44:19 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Small four-door sedans dominate the list of vehicles with the highest traffic fatality risks, accounting for six of the 10 vehicles with the highest driver fatality rates, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway… Read More

2017 BMW M760: Our View

By Joe Bruzek on Wed May 24 08:00:00 GMT-06:00 2017

Lightning quick without the tradeoffs of an M7, the M760i is the ultimate 7 Series.… Read More

Is Your Car Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?

By Kelsey Mays on Fri May 19 11:50:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Which cars are included in the Takata airbag inflator recall? As of early January 2017, the massive airbag inflator recall already covered 46 million airbag inflators in 29 million cars in the U.S. after a massive expansion earlier in 2016… Read More

Five Endangered Species of Automobile

By Matt Schmitz on Fri May 19 05:30:51 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Today is Endangered Species Day, Americans' designated day to recognize national conservation efforts to protect at-risk animals and their habitats. Like the West African black rhinoceros, passenger pigeon, Caribbean monk seal and Tecopa pupfish -- and, lest we… Read More

4 Automakers Arrange Takata Consumer Fund

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu May 18 14:17:01 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Four automakers affected by the massive Takata airbag inflator recall have announced a settlement of Takata economic loss claims. BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Toyota have agreed to jointly provide a total of approximately $553 million to fund consumer… Read More

2018 BMW M5 xDrive Coming Soon

By Matt Schmitz on Thu May 18 12:18:43 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Hot on the heels of the 5 Series' redesign for the 2017 model year, BMW is heralding the arrival of the venerable luxury sedan's high-performance M variant equipped with the M xDrive all-wheel-drive system. The 2018 M5 sells… Read More

'The Price Is Right' Dream Car Week: What's Our Dream Car?

By Brian Wong on Wed May 17 05:30:01 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Dream Car Week is back on "The Price Is Right," which means that lucky contestants have a chance to drive off in a series of dream cars that the show has assembled. Related: 'Price Is Right' Contestants to… Read More

Analysis: Report on BMW Fires May Just Be Smoke

By Fred Meier on Fri May 12 14:31:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — A news story this week has made a lot of BMW owners nervous with its report of what it calls "mysterious," seemingly spontaneous fires in parked BMW vehicles. Should you worry? There is no way to tell for certain… Read More