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BMW is working on two plug-in electrified powertrains and recently provided highlights of its product philosophy. The company’s direction was spoken of by Klaus Fröhlich, member of the board of development management for BMW AG while addressing the 36th International Vienna Motor Symposium last week. “In the future there will be a variety of drive […]

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Following a complete teardown and analysis of a BMW i3, Detroit-based Munro & Associates says it uncovered numerous unique assembly techniques and innovative systems inspiring the firm’s head to praise its sophistication as unrivaled. “This is, without a question of a doubt, the most advanced vehicle on the planet,” said Munro, CEO of Munro & […]

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BMW i’s ConnectedDrive technology will be available on the soon to be released Apple Watch. The BMW i Remote app can be used to remotely check and control functions of BMW i models such as the battery’s state of charge. BMW i said customers will be able to use its app from day one on […]

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KBB.com has compiled a list of the ten best green cars for 2015 and placed for the second year in a row the BMW i3 at the top of its ranking. Each year the KBB.com editors compile a list of the most efficient vehicles available and then pick 10 standouts featuring a variety of price […]

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BMW recently said the next i-series was only in the early stages of development – with deliveries set for 2020 – but a new report says consumers may see its appearance two years earlier. Rumors and snippets surrounding BMW’s i-series have generated plenty of speculation in recent weeks. A clearer image of the sedan may […]

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If you’re shopping for an electric vehicle in Japan, BMW has just made it easier to buy an i3. After partnering with Amazon Japan, the German carmaker is now selling its all-electric i3 online. The i3 hatchback, first delivered to Japanese auto dealers a year ago, is a purpose-built EV with a range of about […]

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Last week a top BMW executive said the German automaker is beginning to conceptualize its next i-series model and projects its release some time after 2020. According to an Automotive News Europe interview with the R&D chief Klaus Froehlich, the gestational process is just getting started. “We are still in the strategic research phase where […]

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The BMW Group sold over two million vehicles in 2014, including 17,793 BMW i vehicles. 2014 was the best year ever for the BMW brand, said the company. Deliveries of BMW vehicles totaled 1,811,719, an increase of 9.5 percent on the previous year (1,655,138). Sales in December also achieved a new high, up 14.2 percent […]

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BMW chose to showcase its automated driving and new lighting technology at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center The German company said it will demonstrate Highly & Fully Automated Driving, driver interface advancements and new lighting technologies. BMW added it will be showing highly automated driving at the South Plaza […]

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What does the BMW i3, the Ram 1500 Diesel and the 3-cylinder Ford Fiesta have in common? They are all powered by one of WardsAuto’s ten best 2015 engines. Every year WardsAuto evaluates newly launched engines against the previous year’s winners and awards the ten ones they see as best. Editors from WardAuto said they […]

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