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BMW Executives Detail More About 2014 i3 Electric Car

BMW Executives Detail More About 2014 i3 Electric Car

BMW might be working hard to encourage drivers to become electronauts in its Active E electric car trials due to start in the next few months, but the German automaker has already started to drip-feed details of its 2014 i3 electric car to the press. Just last month, BMW unveiled its latest concept... read more

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BMW Concept E, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Electric Two-Wheelers All The Rage

It isn't just the cars that are going electric at the Frankfurt Auto Show, currently open to the public until September 25. Two-wheeled electric vehicles are popular too... read more September 19, 2011 by 

2014 BMW i3 concept live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Live Photos: Frankfurt Auto Show

The BMW i3's bigger brother the i8 may get all the attention from sports car fans, but as the smaller and more practical of the "i" range the i3 could be considered the more... read more September 15, 2011 by  1

BMW i8 Concept live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 BMW i8 Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW has taken a radical departure from its traditional brand of teutonic sedans with its "i" range. The i3 is a carbon-bodied electric city car and the i8 a plug-in hybrid... read more September 15, 2011 by  2

First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Fisker To Use BMW Engines In Midsize 'Nina' Plug-In Hybrid

Fisker Automotive may still be waiting for final certification from the EPA and other regulatory bodies for its 2012 Karma plug-in hybrid sports sedan, but that's not... read more September 2, 2011 by  1

2009 BMW X5

2009 BMW X5 Diesel Recalled For Faulty Fuel-Filter Heater

Clean-diesel vehicles, a slowly growing segment of the market, unquestionably return higher fuel economy figures than their gasoline-engined counterparts. But they have their... read more September 1, 2011 by 

BMW EfficientDynamics heat energy recovery technology

BMW Turns Heat Energy To Electricity To Boost Fuel Efficiency

To increase gas mileage, carmakers can use smaller engines that produce the same power from less fuel. But they can also work to recapture part of the 70 percent of fuel's... read more August 30, 2011 by  4

2014 BMW i3 spotted in Chicago

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Spotted During Filming In Chicago

Were it not for imminent reveals at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in mid September, you might think the automakers were getting careless with their upcoming models. First... read more August 15, 2011 by  1

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BMW's UK MINI E Test Ends: Drivers Happy, But...

A few months after BMW and MINI's electric car study ended in the United States, a similar scheme run in the U.K. has also come to a close, and the results are in... ...and... read more August 5, 2011 by  10

BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car: Motorcycle Engine As Range Extender

Diversity among electric cars is rapidly expanding, from the all-electric Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi 'i' to the upcoming Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, which provides just 9 to... read more August 3, 2011 by  3

BMW i3 Concept

2014 BMW i3 Moves Us Closer To Autonomous Driving In Cities

Driving is often a pain, particularly in dense, congested urban cores. Start and stop, brake suddenly, stay carefully in your lane, drive defensively, then park in tight... read more August 2, 2011 by  2

BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011

BMW i3 Electric Car And i8 Plug-In Hybrid Live Photos

If you were hoping for the production versions of BMW's first production EV and sports plug-in hybrid, you're out of luck, but if BMW keeps up its recent practices, the... read more July 29, 2011 by 

BMW i8 and i3 concept cars

BMW i3 Electric Car And BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid: Overview

BMW today revealed concept versions of its first-ever production electric cars: the i3 battery electric minicar and i8 plug-in hybrid sports coupe. The designs and details of... read more July 29, 2011 by 

BMW i3 Concept

BMW i3 Concept: Battery Electric Urban Minicar—Full Details

The concept version of the 2014 BMW i3 unveiled today in Frankfurt shows just how radical a change BMW has made from its legacy of gasoline-powered, front-engine, rear-drive... read more July 29, 2011 by  9

BMW i8 Concept

BMW i8 Concept: Plug-In Hybrid Sports Coupe—Full Details

While its sports coupes are more of a known entity, the i8 Concept shown in Frankfurt today may be the most radical coupe BMW has ever built. Its “stream flow”... read more July 29, 2011 by  3

2011 Toyota Prius

Toyota Tops List Of Green Brands, VW & Honda Close Behind

Toyota has had a bumpy ride the past couple of years, thanks in no small part to a high-profile series of safety recalls. To make matters worse, its popular Prius was... read more July 28, 2011 by 


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