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This week from South Korea, BMW said it is open to helping its competitors work with its battery supplier, Samsung SDI. Not unlike Tesla, which recently made a far broader gesture in opening its patents to competitors, BMW’s motivation is enlightened self-interest, as more EV makers will increase economies of scale. “If Mercedes called us, […]

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With its current range of models and engines, BMW has won six mentions in the 2014 “Green Mobility Trophy” awards presented by the German automobile magazine Auto Zeitung. Based on a reader survey, the awards were won by the Munich automobile manufacturer in six out of a total of seven categories. Three of these class […]

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If you fancy spending half an hour at the wheel of the new BMW i3, the Ultimate Driving Experience event will be of interest. BMW is launching the Ultimate Driving Experience, described as a nationwide tour that will offer behind-the-wheel driving programs through eight events in seven markets for a total of 74 event days. […]

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BMW is launching an app dedicated to monitoring the charging of its new i EV lineup. The German automaker said its Smart Charging App makes it possible for BMW i customers to automatically identify the best rates and times for charging their electric vehicles at home. The app was developed by the BMW Group and […]

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How would you have liked to receive the keys to a BMW i3 from the hands of Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock? It happened last weekend to one lucky person. An all-electric BMW i3 was donated to Make It Right, the charity that builds green homes, buildings and communities for people in need, for the […]

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BMW Group DesignworksUSA developed a green solar carport concept aimed at charging the BMW i range of vehicles. BMW said the international media launch of the BMW i8 in Los Angeles will include the presentation of said solar carport concept developed by BMW Group DesignworksUSA for the use of renewable energy. The carport is said […]

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BMW announced the delivery of the first all-electric BMW i3 in the U.S. to Boston resident and Tufts University professor of practice Charles Rabie at the BMW of Boston dealership. BMW i3 vehicles are currently at U.S. facilities and ready to be delivered to customers nationwide, added the company. The German manufacturer added Rabie is […]

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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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