• The all-new 2019 BMW 3 Series just debuted at the Paris Motor Show and it has a high-tech feature that could give it an edge against Audi and Mercedes

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The 2019 BMW 3 Series made it world debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show on Tuesday.
    The new 330i will be powered by a 255 horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine while the M340i will have a 382 hp straight six.
    According to BMW, the all-wheel-drive 330i xDrive sedan can do 0-60 in 5.3 seconds while the M340i xDrive can make the same run in 4.2 seconds.
    The 3 Series will also be loaded with serious tech including an intelligent personal assistant.
    The 2019 BMW 330i sedan will go on sale in March with a starting price of $40,250.
    The BMW just unveiled the all-new next generation 3...
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  • Striking maps show how race keeps kids from climbing the economic ladder across the US

    Striking maps show how race keeps kids from climbing the economic ladder across the US

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A new mapping tool from the US Census Bureau and a Harvard-based policy group analyzes the economic mobility of 20 million Americans who are now in their thirties.
    Across income levels, American Indians saw the lowest levels of economic mobility compared to the national average.
    But black men saw the most persistent barriers to mobility, regardless of whether they grew up poor, middle-income, or wealthy.
    A new mapping tool from Harvard-based policy group Opportunity Insights reveals just how difficult it can be to overcome race-based economic barriers in the US.
    While a person's...
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  • Paris Autoshow: carmakers at electric cross roads

    Paris Autoshow: carmakers at electric cross roads

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The car industry meets at the Paris Motor Show this week, facing hazards ranging from the rollout of costly electric vehicles and tightening emissions rules to potential trade restrictions. As Sonia Legg reports, Britain's exit from the EU was a key focus with carmakers stepping up warnings over a disorderly Brexit.
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  • A first look at the new $5.7 million Bugatti Divo from the Paris Motor Show 2018

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    This is the new $5.7 million Bugatti Divo.
    Only 40 are being made and every single one has already been sold.
    They are due to be released in 2021, but it was displayed at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.
    Bugatti has flaunted its newest supercar at the Paris Motor Show 2018. The Bugatti Divo is the most exclusive car Bugatti has ever made, only 40 are being manufactured.
    The Divo isn't quite as fast as the Chiron but it's been designed to be more agile. It's 35 kilos lighter and can do 0-60mph in 2.4 seconds. It also has 90 kilos more downforce than the Chiron, meaning it will handle better...
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