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The U.S. alternative-energy passenger vehicle market has been growing steadily since the first couple of hybrids were launched in 1999 and for 2014 things are really heating up. While petroleum remains by far America’s motive power of choice, the move away from pure gasoline is well underway, and the alternative vehicle count will increase by […]

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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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Government policy is helping push alternative energy and that policy is generated at the nation’s capitol, so that’s where BMW hosted an event to discus “Shaping the future of Sustainable Mobility” on Wednesday. At the gathering were a panel of experts who spoke, including Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate […]

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The BMW i3 was officially launched yesterday to the general public in the UK. BMW stated the i3 is the world’s first premium car designed from the ground up to be powered by an electric drive system. According to the Bavarian company, the use of lightweight CFRP for the passenger cell compensates for the extra […]

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BMW and CleanCharge want people to understand an electric car is not limited to be driven only its own country, but can be charged across provider lines and national borders. This was demonstrated yesterday, October 29, by the BMW Group and the Danish charging infrastructure operator CleanCharge in the course of a showcase event taking […]

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A month before the event, the Los Angeles Auto Show announced a strong showing for green vehicles. The show’s organizers confirmed that LA will host 22 world debuts, making for a total of 56 vehicle debuts overall, to be unveiled in front of a global audience, November 19, 20 and 21, 2013. Fuel and emission […]

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We learned form the Frankfurt show that both the BMW i3 and BMW i8 will come equipped with the latest Harman Kardon audio and NBT infotainment system. The BMW i3 will be equipped with 12 high-performance loudspeakers: five 26mm metal-matrix dome tweeters, five 100mm ALumaprene midrange speakers and two 6x9” woofers. The BMW i8, on […]

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BMW ConnectedDrive will now be, in the US, offered as standard throughout the BMW range for the 2014 model year. The technology will also include a range of features tailored specifically to BMW i. BMW Assist has been available since 2009 and is now included in nearly every BMW sold in the US. For the […]

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BMW AG held its Annual Accounts Press Conference in Munich yesterday. This is a moment where the company gives an idea of where it is heading and how things are going. It is also a moment allowing us a glimpse in how BMW’s green strategy is evolving. The BMW Group said it has been tirelessly […]

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BMW has revealed more details about its electric vehicle offering, which are known as the i range. First of all, BMW made it official: the i3 will be available this year in Europe. In the words of BMW, we “will start supplying customers with driver-friendly, premium-quality electric mobility later this year with the BMW i3, […]

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