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

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 California's crowded freeways. The range-extended version of the i3, however, has not yet appeared on the list--and there remains... read more

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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 

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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 

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

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Drivers Can Opt For Solar Charging Service

BMW's first full-scale production electric car isn't a vehicle done by half measures. It's uniquely styled, features high-tech carbon fiber reinforced plastic construction... read more November 18, 2013 by 

2014 BMW i3

BMW i3 Demand Will Be Strong In U.S. Too, Says Executive

Early demand for BMW's i3 electric car in Europe looks set to continue when it debuts in the United States, according to the company's North American CEO. Despite plans to... read more November 8, 2013 by 

2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW, Toyota Decide On Hybrid Supercar Project

We've known for some time that BMW and Toyota were planning to develop a hybrid sports car together, but until now it hasn't been clear what market that sports car would be... read more November 6, 2013 by 

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

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2014 BMW i3

The 2014 BMW i3 is the most audacious expansion of a well-known car brand in many years. BMW--the maker of "ultimate driving machines"--is using electric propulsion, a... read more November 4, 2013 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 


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