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Drivers in the market for a new car and interested in the greener choices out there can learn about the 10 Best Green Cars of 2014, as selected by Kelley Blue Book (KBB) editors. Taking the top spot on this annual list for 2014 is the all-new, all-electric BMW i3. Each year KBB.com editors compile […]

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Both the fourth Euro-Mediterranean Energy Efficiency Forum (EEF) held March 24 and 25 2014 and the EVER Monaco held March 25 to 27 2014 are happening in Monaco and focus on energy efficiency, with the BMW i brand featured prominently. The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Johnson Controls and The Climate Group held the […]

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The BMW i3 was declared car of the year in the first-ever UK Car of the Year Awards competition. The i3 triumphed in the Best Supermini category and went on to claim the title of UK Car of the Year 2014. These new awards, which include 11 categories and one overall prize, are voted for […]

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The BMW i3 has gotten the company’s financial arm, BMW Group Financial Services, to tailor a new spin on creative financing to the buyers of this new EV. With the launch of the BMW i3, the brand’s first premium electric vehicle, BMW Group Financial Services (BMW GFS) said it created a financial “solution” to ownership […]

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Backlogged with global orders for its i3, BMW reports new buyers will need to wait at least six months before they can take one home. The i3 is already for sale in Europe, and due this spring in the U.S. the green car from the new German sub-brand is pulling new buyers out of the […]

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As BMW prepares a second-quarter 2014 launch for its all-electric i3, the first model for its i-series sub-brand, the company has taken pains to demonstrate its commitment to a “sustainable” mission. Although not unique in tipping its hat to a minimal carbon footprint – and undoubtedly also a target for the inevitable critics – the […]

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BMW has made available its official ordering guide online for its i3 electric city car. Base price including destination charge starts at $42,275 before any available subsidies are subtracted, and all options and packages are listed. The range extender option adds $3,850, and a menu allows some tailoring of the vehicle’s details, although it’s well […]

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The BMW Group will be present at the upcoming 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, showcasing BMW ConnectedDrive and announcing its future plans for highly automated driving. BMW will also feature its all-electric BMW i3. The German brand explained BMW ConnectedDrive focuses on the link between the driver, vehicle and […]

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Last week Tesla’s design chief, Franz von Holzhausen revealed Tesla is consistent in its view of the BMW i3 city car, and said its own mass-market EV will be likely shown at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in 2015. The report came via a German-language interview with Autobild.de, and it did not state when […]

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If anyone questions whether the BMW i3 city car or pricey i8 sports car is right for them, hang around, because indications are BMW will be introducing many more electrified models in coming years. According to the UK’s Autocar, the head of BMW’s product development “warned” that this is the only way for it to […]

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