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Next BMW 7-Series To Use 'Carbon Core' Based on i3 Electric Car Body

Next BMW 7-Series To Use 'Carbon Core' Based on i3 Electric Car Body

The BMW i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid sport coupe are audacious examples of advanced technology in many ways. Not the least of it are body shells made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) mounted atop an aluminum rolling platform carrying the powertrains and crash structures. BMW has... read more

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2015 BMW i8 construction at Leipzig plant

Strong Demand For BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Coupe May Presage Production Rise

The 2015 BMW i8 coupe's futuristic styling gained our attention when we test drove it earlier this year, and apparently we're not the only ones. Demand for the sleek plug-in... read more November 25, 2014 by 


 
First 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid coupes delivered at Pebble Beach

First BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sport Coupes Delivered At Pebble Beach Concours

The annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is perhaps the premiere classic car event in the country. Lately, it's become a place for manufacturers to preview their newest... read more August 18, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, test drive in greater Los Angeles area, Apr 2014

BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car: Full Pricing And Options Announced

BMW has revealed full pricing and options details for its plug-in hybrid sports car, the i8. It's the first glimpse we've had of pricing beyond the i8's regular base price... read more July 3, 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 REx range-extended electric car owned by Tom Moloughney - in dealership showroom

BMW i3 Electric Car Buyers: Mostly New To BMW (But Not i8 Owners)

The 2014 BMW i3 is proving to be very effective at luring new buyers to BMW--buyers who haven't before owned one of its cars. Such buyers, known as conquests, are highly... read more June 9, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, test drive in greater Los Angeles area, Apr 2014

BMW Says It Will Triple Production Of Carbon Fiber For Electric Cars

Carbon fiber is still a fairly exotic material in the automotive industry, but it is likely to become more common--and perhaps faster than expected. BMW said last Friday that... read more May 14, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, test drive in greater Los Angeles area, Apr 2014

2015 BMW i8: Sexy Plug-In Hybrid Sport Coupe, Our First Drive

Could the 2015 BMW i8 sports coupe, coming this summer, do for plug-in hybrids what the Tesla Model S did for battery-electric vehicles? That is, could the sleek, sexy... read more April 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 BMW i8 Production Starts, Final Specs Released For Plug-In Hybrid Supercar

The 2015 BMW i8 is one of this year's most eagerly-anticipated cars, but there's not long to wait now as the first examples begin to roll from the production line. The German... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
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 


 
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 


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 BMW i8 Live Photo Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

The 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car was finally unveiled this morning at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. It joins the i3 electric city car as the second model in... read more September 10, 2013 by 


 
2015 BMW i8

2015 BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Coupe Priced From $135,925

At this morning's Frankfurt Auto Show, the wraps finally came off the production version of the 2015 BMW i8, the plug-in hybrid coupe that's the high-performance counterpart... read more September 10, 2013 by 


 
Teaser for 2015 BMW i8

BMW i8 Plug-In Sports Car Edges Closer With New Teaser Video

One of the most exciting launches at this month's Frankfurt Auto Show will be BMW's new plug-in hybrid sports car, the i8. The German automaker has released a teaser video of... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 

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