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BMW’s new i-series is boosting BMW’s global image, and in the U.S. the automaker intends to boost availability. The company has sold 3,104 i3s from May-September in the U.S. this year, and the i8 sold nine when launched in August, 58 in September, and it is sold out at BMW dealers through to 2015 showing […]

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With BMW’s new line of electric vehicles, the company is also offering a complete line of charging equipment to complement them. The BMW i Wallbox now comes in two variations: the already released Pure and the new Pro. Both deliver charging rates of up to 7.4 kilowatts, but the Pro can charge an i3 to […]

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BMW of North America launched its BMW i DC Fast Chargers which can charge the BMW i3 all-electric vehicle’s battery up to 80 percent in 30 minutes. The automaker unveiled this new charger at Plug-In 2014, a conference dedicated to discussing key issues for the long-term success of electric vehicles. The charger is a joint […]

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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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