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Official BMW i Preview Coming Tomorrow

Official BMW i Preview Coming Tomorrow

BMW is holding a global press conference in Frankfurt, Germany tomorrow to promote its new i division aimed at sustainable motoring solutions for the future. Our own green car expert John Voelcker is on his way to Frankfurt as you read this and will be bringing us all the information direct from... read more

July 28, 2011 by  -
MINI Rocketman Concept

How Mini Is Too Mini? Profit Tough For BMW On Tinier Minicar

When BMW launched the new MINI back in 2001, the U.S. market wondered if anyone could actually sell a car that small. The proof has been in the pudding--the new MINI sold... read more June 21, 2011 by 

MINI Rocketman Concept

Many More Minis: BMW Plans Up To 10 Different High-MPG Models

We know that the Mini lineup will expand into several sizes, Now an executive at BMW (which owns the iconic British brand) has said there may be as many as 10 different Mini... read more June 10, 2011 by  1

Bluetec logo (Dodge Ram HD)

Adding Urea To Clean Diesel Cars: Can I Just Pee In The Tank?

We get punchy around High Gear Media occasionally, and sometimes we BS back and forth about topics less salubrious than, say, fuel efficiency and lowering our oil dependency... read more May 24, 2011 by  7

BMW Megacity Vehicle official teaser

BMW i3 Electric Car Coming With 100-Mile Range And $35,000 Sticker: Report

The upcoming BMW i3, the car formerly known as the Megacity Vehicle and the first production all-electric car from BMW, is set to revolutionize the way mainstream cars are... read more May 17, 2011 by  15


BMW i3 Will Add Sporty Competition to Electric-Car Market

For the last couple of decades, the electric car was something that most people saw as part of the automotive landscape of the future. With the introduction of the 2009 Tesla... read more May 16, 2011 by 

BMW ActiveE electric car, at BMW Manhattan media event, April 2011

BMW Exec Trashes Electric Cars, Tax Credits at Launch of ActiveE

In the rulebook of product promotion, remembering to not say horrible things about your product has to be number one. It’s a shame BMW North America President and CEO... read more April 20, 2011 by  21

BMW ActiveE electric car, at BMW Manhattan media event, April 2011

BMW ActiveE Lease Price: $499 A Month For Electric 4-Seater

The choices among electric cars just keep getting better, as BMW has now announced the lease details for the first stage of its evolution into BMW-branded electric cars. The... read more April 18, 2011 by  1

BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE Electric Car Priced At $499 Per Month, $2,250 Down

Electric cars, at the moment, cost more to buy than gasoline cars of similar size and with similar features, powertrain excepted. Leases on electric cars from mass-market... read more April 18, 2011 by  2

Delphi wireless charging system for EVs

Siemens Inductive Charging Testing Begins In Berlin With BMW

German electronics company Siemens is set to begin field trials of an inductive charging system, in partnership with BMW. Inductive charging is a popular concept for charging... read more April 11, 2011 by  2

BMW and Brilliance 5-Series plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW 5-Series Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

BMW has taken the wraps off a new plug-in hybrid prototype based on its long-wheelbase 5-Series sedan, which it will be showcasing in just a few weeks at the 2011 Shanghai... read more April 7, 2011 by 

Mini and BMW 1-Series offered through BMW's DriveNow car-sharing service

BMW: The Newest 'Ultimate Car-Sharing Machine'? Maybe Soon

Oh, those wacky Germans and their car-sharing schemes. BMW said yesterday that it would launch a pilot car-sharing program, first in Munich and then in Berlin, starting next... read more March 23, 2011 by 

BMW ActiveE Concept

BMW Looking To Boost MPGs With TwinPower Turbo Three-Cylinder Engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push automakers towards engines with lower displacements... read more March 22, 2011 by  1

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics (a.k.a. i8)

I Spy: BMW’s i8 Hybrid Sports Coupe Caught On Video

The announcement of the all-new BMW sub-brand took the automotive industry by surprise earlier this year, but after check out the facts sounds like an interesting move to... read more March 13, 2011 by 

Veritas RSIII Roadster plug-in hybrid. Photo by Translogic.

Green-Car Faceoff: Who's The World's Fastest Plug-In Hybrid?

We don't spend much time covering single-seat speed machines like the Veritas RSIII Roadster here on Green Car Reports. But the previously gasoline-centric performance car... read more March 9, 2011 by 

BMW Active-E

BMW ActiveE Concept: 2011 Geneva Motor Show [Video]

BMW are developing some of the world's most anticipated electric cars at the moment with the i3 and i8 spearheading the launch of BMW's 'i' brand. The 1-Series based ActiveE... read more March 2, 2011 by 


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