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Joint Toyota-BMW Hybrid Sports Car To Use Supercapacitors From Le Mans Program

Joint Toyota-BMW Hybrid Sports Car To Use Supercapacitors From Le Mans Program

BMW has announced more details of the hybrid sports car project it's developing in conjunction with Toyota, confirmed last year. While the two vehicles will be very different in terms of styling and execution, BMW will rely on hybrid technology developed by Toyota for the vehicle--specifically... read more

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2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 BMW i8: Sexy Plug-In Hybrid Sport Coupe Coming Later This Year

With awareness of the 2014 BMW i3 battery-electric car starting to rise--it will arrive at dealers in late April or early May--it's sometimes easy to forget that BMW has a... read more February 27, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 hits the race track

2014 BMW i3 Gets CA Carpool-Lane Access: Battery Only, So Far

As expected, the 2014 BMW i3 electric car has been awarded its "white sticker," the coveted permission to drive in High-Occupancy Vehicle lanes with only one occupant on... read more February 24, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 hits the race track

BMW's Toughest Task: Training Its Dealers On i3 Electric Car

Early adopters, ecology-minded citizens and, increasingly, drivers who want very low running costs are now buying plug-in electric cars. That much we know. But many have... read more February 19, 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

BMW Advertises i3 And i8 Electric Cars On Olympics Broadcasts

The Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia, are now underway, and official partner BMW is using the games to promote its two plug-in offerings, the i3 and i8. Three different... read more February 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW X3

2015 BMW X3 Crossover Adds Diesel AWD Model, Other Updates

The BMW X3 sport-utility vehicle will add a diesel engine option for 2015 to the two gasoline engines now offered, part of a mid-cycle refresh for BMW’s compact... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW 7-Series

2014 BMW 740Ld xDrive: Turbodiesel Added To Largest BMW Sedan

Big cars with adequate gas mileage are hard to come by, but one of the best options at the moment is diesel power. At its best, the BMW 7-Series is a bit of a gas-guzzler... read more January 26, 2014 by 


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

2014 BMW i3 Range Extender: No White CA Carpool-Lane Sticker, Here's Why

Incentives help drive the purchase of plug-in electric cars, which remain unfamiliar and expensive to many first-time buyers. But a recent article on The Street may have... read more January 16, 2014 by 


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

Actress Anne Hathaway Is NOT The First 2014 BMW i3 Owner In The U.S.

Sometimes the media don't quite know what they're talking about. And so it was with a story that had actress Anne Hathaway importing one of the first 2014 BMW i3 electric... read more December 30, 2013 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Coupe: Guided Video Tour

Launching early next year, the 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports coupe is the second stage in BMW's i-car program, dedicated to vehicles with electric drivetrains. While it... read more December 25, 2013 by 


 
BMW laser headlights

2015 BMW i8 To Feature World's First Laser Headlights

BMW's plug-in hybrid i8 sports car is set to be one of the most exciting cars of 2014, but it'll also be one of the most technologically advanced. As well as the use of a new... read more December 24, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 hits the race track

2014 BMW i3 On The Track: Maker Releases First Hot-Lap Video

A race track is not the typical environment for an electric city car with narrow tires and upright styling. Nevertheless, that's exactly where the 2014 BMW i3 finds itself in... read more December 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 BMW i3: Cheaper To Repair, Insure Than You'd Expect

Carbon fiber is not a cheap material. If it was, we'd all be driving around in cars made from it--rather than it being limited to a few supercars and high-end sports cars... read more December 12, 2013 by 


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

First Review In: 2014 BMW i3 Range Extender Performance Limited

BMW is hedging its bets with the i3 electric city car. You can buy it not only as a pure electric vehicle, but also as a range-extended electric car. And if the extra price... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
2014 Zinoro 1E, 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show

Want An All-Electric BMW X1? You'll Have To Head To China

As part of its relentless niche-filling, BMW has given us both compact crossovers like the X1, and electric cars like the new i3. It hasn't yet combined the two though--at... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
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