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BMW electric-car batteries to be used as home energy-storage devices

BMW electric-car batteries to be used as home energy-storage devices

Tesla Motors was the first carmaker to branch out from selling electric cars to offering standalone battery packs for energy storage, but others have followed the company's lead. Mercedes-Benz and Nissan have stated their intentions to enter the energy-storage market, and now BMW is jumping on the... read more

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2012 Fisker Karma from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection

Karma Automotive (Nee Fisker) To Use BMW Electric-Car Powertrains

Karma Automotive--the carmaker formerly known as Fisker Automotive--says it will use BMW powertrain components in upcoming production models. BMW will supply high-voltage... read more November 13, 2015 by


 
2015 BMW i3

BMW i3 Electric Car To Get Longer Range Next Year, CEO Says

The BMW i3 electric car will get a longer range next year, and it will soon be followed by another "i" model, the carmaker's chief executive says. That would expand the BMW... read more October 22, 2015 by


 
Stevens Creek BMW i Center, Santa Clara, California, May 2015 opening

First Standalone BMW Electric-Car Sales Facility Opens--In CA, Of Course

Electric cars are still a rarity in most of North America, and for that matter most of the world. But California, which has led automotive trends pretty much since the Second... read more May 26, 2015 by


 
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


 

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