Researchers propose to reduce global carbon emissions by having the U.S. ship its relatively clean coal to Korea, whose plants can burn it more efficiently. The U.S. could then use natural gas
The target retailer said the higher bid came with "significant antitrust issues"
Arizona is poised to become the fourth state to adopt a "right to try" law
Startups blame the company for stealing engineers and driving up wages
New apartment construction is hitting levels seen only twice in the past 25 years
Gregory Sancoff built the “attack helicopter of the sea.” Will the Navy buy it?
A motorcycle racing legend teams up with India’s leading bikemaker
Oxford Saïd business school sees Africa as the next hub of business school students
A onetime factory houses everything from the Jim Henson Co. to an urban farm
Availability: Late October 2009
Price: €27,200 ($39,715*)
BMW's XI is the company's latest premium compact model. Its six engine variants are designed with so-called "drivetrain" technology aimed at enhancing both performance and fuel efficiency. Five models—the sDrive18d, xDrive18d, sDrive20d, xDrive20d, and xDrive23d—have diesel engines, while the xDrive28i has a gasoline engine. Fuel efficiency and CO2 ratings range according to model. For example, the Drive18d has an average fuel consumption of 5.2 litres/100 kilometers (or 54.3 mpg) and a CO2 rating of 136 grams per kilometer, while the xDrive28i has 9.4 liters/100 kilometers (or 30 mpg) and a CO2 emissions rating of 219 grams per kilometer.
* U.S. dollar equivalents are provided on this and subsequent slides for information purposes only. The dollar figure does not imply that this car is available for sale in the U.S. or that this is its retail list price there.