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BMW To Make Whole Lineup Electric, With Range Extenders, AWD: Report

BMW To Make Whole Lineup Electric, With Range Extenders, AWD: Report

German carmaker BMW may be on the cusp of the most radical transformation in its history--one that will stun the auto industry if it comes to pass. If a report from early this year is accurate, the company plans to convert the bulk of its product lineup to electric power over the next 10 years... read more

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2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car owned by Tom Moloughney - in front of house

2014 BMW i3 REx: Range-Extended Electric Car Drive Report, By Very First Owner

This past Wednesday, May 21, I picked up my shiny new 2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car from JMK BMW in Springfield, New Jersey. The car, in Laurel Grey, was the... read more May 24, 2014 by 


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

2014 BMW i3 REx Range-Extended Electric Car: On Hold At Ports (UPDATED)

The 2014 BMW i3 electric car is now in U.S. dealership, and early examples are eagerly being taken home by drivers--but, so far, only the battery-electric version is on sale... read more May 20, 2014 by 


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

2014 BMW i3 Range-Extended Model Gets Full $2,500 CA Rebate For Electric Cars

It's clearly the week for news about the new and distinctive 2014 BMW i3 electric car. Yesterday, as the first cars arrived at dealers, we learned that it was rated at 81... read more May 2, 2014 by 


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

2014 BMW i3: What Staff Training Ride & Drives Revealed

With deliveries of the first 2014 BMW i3 battery-electric cars now just days away, BMW has busily been training service personnel and dealership staff on its new and radical... read more April 25, 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

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car: Why California Set Range Requirements, Engine Limits

The 2014 BMW i3 electric car, which we drove last week, is generating intense interest among both plug-in proponents and BMW fans. Among other things, it's the first car in... read more October 23, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 BMW i3 With Range Extender Priced At $46,125, Or $3,850 More

Adding the small range-extending engine to the 2014 BMW i3 battery-electric minicar will increase the price by $3,950, the company announced this evening. The standard 2014... read more October 9, 2013 by 


 
BMW i3 electric car undergoing winter testing, February 2013

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Price To Be Similar To BMW 3-Series?

The production version of the BMW i3 electric car will be unveiled at September's Frankfurt Motor Show, and anticipation is building. How much BMW's first battery-electric... read more May 7, 2013 by  12


 
BMW i3 electric car undergoing winter testing, February 2013

Electric 2014 BMW i3 ReX Coming Dec, Lower Engine Power Confirmed

The ranks of dedicated electric cars--those designed from scratch as plug-in vehicles--are thin. Come December, a fourth entry, the 2014 BMW i3, will join the three currently... read more April 1, 2013 by  14


 
BMW i3 electric car undergoing winter testing, February 2013

BMW i3 Electric Car: ReX Range Extender Not For Daily Use?

The upcoming 2014 BMW i3 electric car is generating a lot of quiet excitement--especially for its optional "ReX" range extender, a tiny two-cylinder engine that fits under... read more March 12, 2013 by  59


 
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


 

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