BMW i8

BMW CEO To Germans: Get Over Your Angst, Buy Electric Cars Already!

BMW CEO To Germans: Get Over Your Angst, Buy Electric Cars Already!

It's a tough job selling electric cars anywhere in huge numbers at the moment, with much of the buying public still skeptical of the potential benefits. Spare a thought for those trying to sell electric cars in Germany then, where buyers are traditionally even more conservative in their tastes. To... read more

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MINI Rocketman Concept MkII

Confirmed: U.S. Mini Will Soon Get 3-Cylinder Engine Option

At last week’s Paris Auto Show, BMW unveiled the Concept Active Tourer, a compact plug-in hybrid wagon powered by a combination of battery power and a 3-cylinder... read more October 1, 2012 by 4

BMW i3 Concept MkII

BMW Experimenting With Infrared Heating For Electric Cars

Just how do you keep occupants of an electric car warm? That’s the question that automakers have been tackling for many years, as they bring mass-produced plug-in cars... read more September 19, 2012 by 9

BMW i3 Concept MkII

BMW i3, i8 Will Be First BMWs To Sell Online

If you're selling a futuristic vehicle, why not sell it using futuristic means? That's the strategy BMW is looking to take with its i3 and i8 plug-in cars, when both go on... read more July 30, 2012 by 0

Toyota FT-Bh Concept

Five Hybrid Concept Cars We REALLY Want To Drive

Every now and then, we allow our thoughts to drift here at GreenCarReports. Naturally, we're thinking forward rather than back, and often to the cars we might be driving... read more June 22, 2012 by 0

BMW's i3 concept.

BMW Reminds Us i3, i8 Electric Cars Are Coming With New Video

BMW’s 2014 i8 plug-in hybrid sports car might have been spotted wearing standard-issue "carmoflague" while cold-weather testing in Sweden, but now the German automaker... read more February 27, 2012 by 1

BMW i3 Concept, Nov. 2011

Are The BMW i3 And i8 Electric Cars A Mission Impossible?

At the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW introduced its press conference with a preview of the next installment of the Tom Cruise Mission Impossible movie series. BMW features... read more November 18, 2011 by 0

BMW i3 and i8 preview, New York City, November 2011, photo by Tom Moloughney

Sneak Peek: BMW i3 And i8 U.S. Debut Before LA Auto Show

Yesterday afternoon, BMW hosted a Special Sneak Peek Preview Event of the BMW i3 and BMW i8 concept electric cars in New York. Both cars will make their official U.S. debut... read more November 10, 2011 by 3

BMW i Purif-I hand sanitizer by Susanne Kaufmann Cosmetics

BMW Purif-i Hand Sanitizer Even Cleaner Than i3 Electric Car

The world of car-branded merchandise has resulted in some unusual items in the past. Ferrari, for instance is well known for its scarlet-clad teddy bears and a hugely... read more October 11, 2011 by 2

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

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

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 0

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

2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept live photos

The Fastest, Coolest, Sexiest Supercars Now Come With Plugs

Supercars: sleek, blindingly fast, ultra-expensive objects of lust for 14-year-old boys and sober-suited executives alike. For decades, supercars were powered solely by... read more May 9, 2011 by 0

2011 Chevrolet Volt

BMW Hires Lead Electric-Car Engineer From Chevy Volt Team

Not so long ago, the notion of luxury German brand BMW hiring an engineer from General Motors might have been a stretch. The company prefers to promote engineers from within... read more April 11, 2011 by 6

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 0



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