BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept previews all-electric four-door sedan

Green Car Reports

If concept cars are meant to grab attention, then the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept—an all-electric sedan that debuted Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show—may have fulfilled its mission.

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Mini Electric Concept revealed before Frankfurt auto show debut

Green Car Reports

Now, we can see the first renderings of the car that will make its official debut at the Frankfurt auto show in two weeks. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW Mini EWe've known since last July that an all-electric Mini Cooper will go into production in 2019. The Mini Electric Concept is recognizable as the three-door hardtop version of the famous British small car, but numerous design.

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BMW i5 electric crossover SUV in 2019: latest rumor-mill roundup

Green Car Reports

The next electric BMW has been the subject of intense interest and discussion for many months. The BMW i5 electric crossover SUV (with optional range extender) will likely be unveiled at an auto show sometime next year, and go into. plug-in cars BMW i5Now, we think we've pieced together a rough idea of the car, its timing, its configuration, and its technology.

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Fall debut for electric BMW 3-Series to fight Tesla Model 3: report

Green Car Reports

ads for the BMW 330e plug-in hybrid sport sedan hit the airwaves, they carried an interesting promise. Frankfurt Auto Show Future Cars plug-in cars sport sedans Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3In August 2016, when the first U.S. You will wait, and wait, and wait some more," the voiceover intoned, "all before that electric-car company's new model ever even arrives." That would be the Tesla Model 3, of course, the 200-plus-mile sedan.

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BMW to debut electric-car concept at LA show; electric Mini makes U.S. debut

Green Car Reports

BMW will use media days at the Los Angeles auto show, which begin on November 29, to unveil a new electric car that's never before been seen. Los Angeles Auto Show mini e plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW Mini EThe electric model that will debut in California wasn't otherwise specified in the German maker's announcement, which called it simply "a world premiere vehicle." It's entirely possible, however, that it.

2015 BMW i8 Live Photo Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Green Car Reports

The 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car was finally unveiled this morning at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. It joins the i3 electric city car as the second model in BMW’s line of “i” plug-in vehicles. Like the i3, the i8 features a unique “LifeDrive” architecture consisting of a carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP

2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e Plug-In Hybrid SUV To Debut In Shanghai Next Month

Green Car Reports

We now have details on the production version of the X5 plug-in hybrid SUV that BMW has shown numerous times in prototype form. The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e will debut at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show next month, and is expected to go on sale in the U.S. DON''T MISS: BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: We Drive Future Electric. Auto Show Green Plug-In Hybrids SUVs Sport-Utility Vehicles plug-in cars

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BMW announces launch date of new electric car

Green Cars News

The BMW Group has declared that its new Megacity Vehicle will be launched in 2013. The announcement was made by Norbert Reithofer, the chairman of the board of management for BMW AG, ahead of the Auto China 2010 show in Beijing. Tags: BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news Auto China 2010 BMW electric BMW electric cars BMW Megacity BMW Megacity electric car BMW Megacity launch date BMW MINI E Norbert Reithofer

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Long-delayed BMW i8 Spyder plug-in hybrid due in 2018

Green Car Reports

A convertible version of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid coupe was teased as far back as the 2012 New York Auto Show, when the i8 Spyder concept first debuted. But while the i8 coupe went into production as a 2014 model, BMW has been unusually slow to approve a convertible version for production. BMW mentioned an i8 convertible during a March press. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars BMW i

BMW Concept X5 eDrive Updated For New York Auto Show (Photos)

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BMW''s X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid isn''t due in production form until 2015, but the German automaker has unveiled an updated version of the Concept X5 eDrive at the New York Auto Show. First shown at last September''s Frankfurt Auto Show, the latest Concept displays a host of small refinements to bring the car even closer to its production-ready stage

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BMW i5 In 2018 To Have Very Electric Plug-In Hybrid: Why It's Important

Green Car Reports

Of the four prestige German auto brands, BMW is clearly the most aggressive in its plans for plug-in electric cars in various segments. Last year it launched the BMW i3 battery-electric small hatchback and the sexy BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sport coupe. According to reports out of Germany, the next vehicle in the "i" family will be called the BMW.

BMW i3: How Far Can You Go Without Touching The Brake Pedal?

Green Car Reports

The regenerative braking system in the BMW i3 electric car is quite extreme. That behavior recently led Britain’s Auto Express to put that to the.

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BMW To Make Whole Lineup Electric, With Range Extenders, AWD: Report

Green Car Reports

German carmaker BMW may be on the cusp of the most radical transformation in its history--one that will stun the auto industry if it comes to pass. Virtually every BMW model would be powered by. If a report from early this year is accurate, the company plans to convert the bulk of its product lineup to electric power over the next 10 years. emissions Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars regulation REx range extender engine

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Autonomous vehicle tech company Nauto enters strategic relationships with 3 automakers, including BMW and Toyota, and Allianz

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Autonomous vehicle technology company Nauto has entered into strategic agreements with three major auto companies, including BMW i Ventures and Toyota Research Institute, as well as with Allianz Ventures, part of the leading global financial service provider and insurance company Allianz Group.

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JATO Dynamics: growth slowdown in Euro auto sales in March; SUVs still lead

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In contrast, the biggest market share winners during the first three months of the year were BMW, Renault and Fiat, with the last two benefiting from strong SUV demand growth. March 2016 was another positive month for European new car registrations, ending a strong Q1 which saw sales of 3.93

New Leaf battery, Tesla Autopilot, BMW electric-car strategy, Pacific Hybrid recall: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got some auto-industry analysis on BMW's electric cars, two updates on recent stories, a look at Tesla's latest Autopilot, and a takedown of a bizarre Swedish study of the environmental impact of electric cars. With the BMW i5 dedicated electric crossover now apparently dead, and an all-electric.

BMW's Next Two Plug-In Hybrids Officially Revealed, Only One For U.S.

Green Car Reports

BMW has released details on the pair of new plug-in hybrids it will launch at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, although only one will be offered for sale in the U.S. Frankfurt Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in carsThe first is the 330e, a version of the 3 Series sedan whose plug-in hybrid model was briefly mentioned during the company's unveiling of a mid-cycle refresh of the lineup earlier this.

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1917 Detroit Electric Vs 2014 BMW i3: A Century Of Electric Cars

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It's shown with Electric Auto Association board member Chris Neff's 2014 BMW i3 REx, which may be able to out-accelerate the. What a difference a century makes, more or less. The 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 in these photos was painstakingly restored over a period of years by owner Donald Davidson, who is only the car's third owner in 98 years. plug-in cars Historic Detroit Electric

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2014 BMW i8 Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

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BMW has taken a radical departure from its traditional brand of teutonic sedans with its "i" range. We were at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show to get a closer look. BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Coupe The i8 is The i3 is a carbon-bodied electric city car and the i8 a plug-in hybrid sports coupe, and both display wild styling and high-tech features.

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BMW 3-Series vs Tesla Model 3, Honda Fit update, Buick wagon, ChargePoint cash: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, reports say BMW will reveal its Tesla Model 3-fighter this fall, PG&E concludes electric cars can be kinder to the grid, ChargePoint raises more money, and the 2018 Honda Fit gets Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. All this and more on Green Car Reports. It's been a busy week for ChargePoint, which is not only taking over management of. Today in Car News

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How BMW can compete with Tesla electric cars: future i5, plug-in hybrids, says advocate

Green Car Reports

For a decade now, Tesla Motors has been the "black swan" of the auto industry. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW i5It's a California company startup, founded from scratch, using a new powertrain, that against all odds has sold more than 100,000 electric cars and created a brand known worldwide. You can almost hear the grinding of teeth in the automaking capitals of Michigan and.

RideCell introduces white-label global carsharing and ridesharing platform for automakers; used by BMW ReachNow

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The RideCell platform is being used by the BMW Group to power the ReachNow carsharing service. First introduced in April 2016, RideCell powers the service which has more than 370 BMW and MINI vehicles. How RiceCell car-sharing works with BMW ReachNow. RideCell , Inc.,

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Mazda all but confirms rotary range extender engine for electric car

Green Car Reports

How Mazda plans to integrate plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles into its range of increasingly efficient gasoline and diesel models is a topic that interests parts of the global auto industry. Future Cars Rotary plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Wankel rotary engine REx range extender engine Range Extending BMW i3 REx

2018 BMW i3 electric car range adds sportier i3s version

Green Car Reports

While the 2018 BMW i3 will formally debut next week at the Frankfurt auto show, the company has released details ahead of time on the updates to the lineup of its compact electric car. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine BMW i3 REx

2015 BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Coupe Priced From $135,925

Green Car Reports

At this morning''s Frankfurt Auto Show, the wraps finally came off the production version of the 2015 BMW i8, the plug-in hybrid coupe that''s the high-performance counterpart to the 2014 BMW i3 electric urban car. Among other details, BMW announced U.S. The BMW i8 will start at $135,925

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Tesla Model S And BMW i3 Compared, 2016 Toyota Mirai Pricing, Air Force V2G Test: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We''re at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show this week, so watch for our live coverage over the next three days. As for today''s top news, we''ve got pricing information for the 2016 Toyota Mirai, an efficiency comparison of the Tesla Model S and BMW i3 electric cars, and a report on a vehicle-to-grid demonstration conducted by the U.S.

Some BMW i3 Electric-Car Owners Get Expanded Free Fast Charging

Green Car Reports

As DC fast-charging networks emerge as a crucial battleground for long-range electric cars, BMW will expand its ChargeNow program for owners of its i3 electric hatchback. Announced last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the expanded program will give those drivers access to 500 additional DC fast-charging sites in the EVgo network operated by.

BMW staging world premiere of X5 plug-in hybrid at Auto Shanghai

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BMW is using the upcoming Auto Shanghai event as the platform for the world premiere of the BMW X5 xDrive40e Sports Activity Vehicle, the first plug-in hybrid production model from the BMW core brand. The new BMW X5 xDrive40e.

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Sneak Peek: BMW i3 And i8 U.S. Debut Before LA Auto Show

Green Car Reports

Yesterday afternoon, BMW hosted a Special Sneak Peek Preview Event of the BMW i3 and BMW i8 concept electric cars in New York. debut at next week's Los Angeles Auto Show. After an hour-long photo session, we were addressed by Richard Kim, exterior designer for the BMW i range, and Rich Steinberg, manager of Both cars will make their official U.S.

BMW i3 Coupe Concept Video Preview

Green Car Reports

BMW is preparing to launch its i3 electric hatchback, and there could be related models on the way--models like the i3 Coupe Concept from the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The i3 Coupe Concept is, as you would expect, a coupe version of the i3 hatchback. If the concept receives a positive reception we wouldn't be shocked to see this electric coupe

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Live Photos: Frankfurt Auto Show

Green Car Reports

The BMW i3's bigger brother the i8 may get all the attention from sports car fans, but as the smaller and more practical of the "i" range the i3 could be considered the more relevant of the two. We were at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show ready to capture both i-cars in all their glory. You can find the 2014 BMW i8's live photo gallery by clicking

Yo-Auto Natural-Gas Hybrid Update: Production Now In 2015?

Green Car Reports

With Teslas and BMW i3s dominating the green car headlines, it''s easy to forget that plenty of other automakers are creating their own low-emission vehicles. Wards Auto reports the billionaire-owned Yo-Avto In Russia, that company is Yo-Avto. The automaker has promised a natural gas hybrid vehicle for some time--and that time could now be 2015.

BMW reveals i3 electric coupe car

Green Cars News

BMW has revealed a new coupe concept car based on its forthcoming i3 electric supermini on the opening day of the Los Angeles Auto Show. BMW BMW i3 concept electric car Los Angeles Auto Show

BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: We Drive Future Electric SUV

Green Car Reports

Now, we''ve driven a prototype version of one of them: the BMW X5 e-Drive, which will be shown as an updated concept car at this week''s New York Auto Show. DON''T MISS: New York Auto Show: Green Cars And They''re not here yet, but in less than two years, U.S. buyers will have a choice of at least three plug-in hybrid SUV models to choose from.

BMW focuses on efficient dynamics

Green Cars News

Where does the future lie for BMW? The German manufacturer claims it has been able to deliver significant improvements in its fleet carbon dioxide emissions over the last several years and according to its statistics, the average fuel consumption of all BMW and MINI vehicles registered in Germany in 2008 is 5.9l/km (40mpg) with an average CO2 rating of 158g/km. Tags: BMW Green cars Latest news efficientdynamics VALVETRONIC engine

Hyundai Fuel Cell, BMW i3 Electric Motor Win "10 Best Engines" Awards

Green Car Reports

The annual Ward''s Auto list of "10 Best Engines" is out, but not every one of its award-winners is actually an engine. MORE: 2014 BMW This year, Ward''s expanded its award criteria to encompass alternative powertrains, so there are two non-combustion units in what the industry trade journal justifiably calls the most diverse field of winners yet.

BMW to showcase 4 production plug-in hybrids at IAA in Frankfurt; new 225xe

Green Car Congress

BMW is using the upcoming IAA in Frankfurt to showcase four production BMW brand plug-in hybrid models from different vehicle segments—one newly announced. Also sharing the stand will be a newly announced plug-in hybrid from the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, the BMW 225xe.

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BMW i and EVgo expanding ChargeNow DC Fast program; 500 more fast chargers in US; no-cost DC and Level 2 for BMW i3 drivers

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW of North America announced, in cooperation with NRG EVgo, the expansion of the ChargeNow DC Fast program. As part of its ongoing commitment to the growth of a robust public DC Fast charging infrastructure, BMW is supporting EVgo’s installation of an incremental 500 DC Fast Combo chargers, to benefit BMW i3 customers and all EV drivers in the US with DC Fast Combo charging capability.

2016 Audi Q7 Plug-In Hybrid, BMW Charging Blitz, 2015 Chevy Trax First Drive: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Wrapping up the week, we''ve got details on the 2016 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid, a report on BMW''s upcoming charging infrastructure plans, and a first drive of the 2015 Chevrolet Trax. BMW promises a DC fast-charging station construction blitz, with details coming at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show in

BMW i3 Electric Car to Debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show?

All Cars Electric

According to sources close to BMW the German automaker is reputedly working on five models to premiere at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show in September, including its long-awaited i3 electric car. BMW has kept details of its first mass-produced electric car quiet, although the ongoing stream of information on the car now in the public domain details a