2017 BMW i3 Electric Car: 100- To 110-Mile Range, Battery Pack Retrofit?

2017 BMW i3 Electric Car: 100- To 110-Mile Range, Battery Pack Retrofit?

The BMW i3 electric car is due for a range boost in the near future, Harald Krüger--the company's CEO--said recently. But BMW hasn't publicly discussed the matter further. Now, a new report claims the range boost will come courtesy of a new battery pack, which could also be retrofitted to... read more

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2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

Is BMW i3 Electric Car Selling Better In U.S. Than Germany?

One of the notable features of last year's electric-car sales was the strong, and so far sustained, sales of the radical new BMW i3 electric car. The little plastic-bodied... read more January 28, 2015 by 

2014 BMW i3

BMW Launches Its Own DC Fast-Charging Station, Priced At $6,500

BMW has launched a new range of DC fast chargers aimed at providing a convenient charging standard for drivers of its i3 electric cars. Developed in conjunction with Bosch... read more July 28, 2014 by 

BMW Smart Charging App for i3 and i8

BMW Smartphone App Helps Cut Home Electric Car Charging Costs

Unless you're a Tesla owner with access to free Supercharger fast charging stations, there's no better place to charge your electric car than at home. Pick the right... read more June 10, 2014 by 

2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

2014 BMW i3 Electric-Car Orders Limited To Single Trim Level (For 3 Months)

Forget, temporarily, some of that things that were said when the production 2014 BMW i3 electric car was revealed last summer. For the first three months it's on sale in the... read more February 11, 2014 by 

2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

BMW's 'i' Electric Car Brand Shrugs Off SUV Option

BMW surprised its traditionalist owners when releasing the X5 SUV back in 1999, but there's no risk of the same happening in its new electric brand. The automaker has... read more October 31, 2013 by 

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car: Connectivity, Navigation Highlights

BMW i Genius: Artificial Intelligence Answers Electric Car Queries

It takes customers a little while to get used to any new vehicle, but for new vehicles like the BMW i3 and upcoming BMW i8 sports car it could take a little longer than most... read more August 28, 2013 by 

BMW Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid

BMW Concept5 X5 eDrive: Plug-In Hybrid SUV Destined For Frankfurt

We often say that the biggest gains in fuel efficiency are to be made by the least efficient vehicles--and recently, several automakers seem to be taking that message to... read more August 22, 2013 by 

2014 BMW i3

2014 BMW i3 Range Extender: Heavier, Less Electric Range, Less Performance

Electric or range-extended electric? It's a choice that normally means selecting between entirely different cars, but when the 2014 BMW i3 debuts in the U.S. next Spring... read more July 31, 2013 by  67

2014 BMW i3 leaked

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Revealed In Leaked Images

BMW's long-awaited i3 electric car and range-extended electric car aren't officially unveiled until next Monday--but leaked images finally reveal the production car's form... read more July 25, 2013 by  30

Teaser for 2014 BMW i3

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Unveiling On July 29: Video

The 2014 BMW i3 electric car is coming... but you knew that already. Still, it gives BMW a chance to release another video, albeit one that tells us absolutely nothing save... read more July 2, 2013 by  10

BMW i8 Concept Spyder

BMW CEO To Germans: Get Over Your Angst, Buy Electric Cars Already!

It's a tough job selling electric cars anywhere in huge numbers at the moment, with much of the buying public still skeptical of the potential benefits. Spare a thought for... read more May 15, 2013 by  11

BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW Electric Car Owners Get Gas-Powered Loaner For Longer Trips

Rightly or wrongly, many potential electric car owners are a little put off by the fear of occasionally running out of electricity before their destination--a condition... read more March 8, 2013 by  22

BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW Debuts i3 Coupe Concept In Los Angeles

Though BMW is still some months away from launching its i3 electric hatchback and i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, the brand is already looking with an eye to the future of its... read more November 27, 2012 by  5

BMW i 'Born Electric' World Tour hits New York City

BMW Shows Off i3, i8 In New York On 'Born Electric' Tour

Not only is BMW talking about its commitment in its plug-in car plans, it's putting that confidence on display, too. The BMW i 'Born Electric' world tour has just kicked off... read more November 14, 2012 by  0

BMW i8 and i3 concept cars

BMW Exec Reaffirms Commitment To Plug-In Cars

Automakers don't give up profits easily. So when one of the world's most profitable, BMW, commits to building a range of electric vehicles, they have to be taken seriously... read more November 12, 2012 by  3


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