All-electric BMW i4 to be production version of i Vision Dynamics concept

Green Car Reports

So when the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept emerged onto the auto-show circuit last fall, it seemed obvious it previewed a future production model. Geneva Motor Show Future Cars Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW i BMW i4Very few automakers these days build concept cars just for fun, and only occasionally are they pure styling concepts intended to showcase future design language.

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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.

2017 72

BMW Group Leipzig plant launches series production of the BMW i8 Roadster PHEV

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group Leipzig plant has started series production of the BMW i8 Roadster, unveiled at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show ( earlier post ). It will be launched parallel to the enhanced version of the BMW i8 Coupé.

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

Green Car Congress

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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2019 BMW i8: larger battery, more range, and new Roadster

Green Car Reports

BMW is breathing some fresh air into its three-year-old alternative flagship to improve performance, increase range, and add some style. Revealed at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, the i8's mid-cycle refresh increases its battery capacity from 7.1 Los Angeles Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carskwh to 11.7 kwh, improving the car's fairly paltry all-electric range from 15 to 18 miles. But if.

2017 63

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

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BMW takes REVENGE

Revenge of the Electric Car

Among the panelists sat Richard Steinberg of BMW, where he leads battery electric vehicle programs in the US markets, including the MINI E and BMW ActiveE programs. “BMW ActiveE?&#

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BMW bringing X1 to the US in the Fall 2012; Auto Start-Stop and brake regen

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BMW held the US premiere of the new 2013 BMW X1 at the New York International Auto Show; the smallest BMW X model will go on sale in the US in the fall of 2012 starting at an MSRP of $31,545. BMW 2013 X1.

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BMW begins new era with latest diesel model

Green Cars News

There is a new wave of advanced diesel models heading our way, courtesy of BMW. BMW Green cars Latest news BMW 328d Sedan BMW diesel diesel New York International Auto Show

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BMW presenting prototype hydrogen fuel cell drive module at upcoming Detroit Auto Show

Green Car Congress

Among its offerings at the upcoming North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit next month, BMW will present the prototype of a drive module for electric hydrogen fuel cell drive systems for the first time. In 2013, BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) signed binding agreements aimed at long-term collaboration between the two companies for the joint development of a hydrogen fuel cell system, among other technologies and vehicles.

2014 60

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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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

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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

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BMW to introduce BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid at Detroit show

Green Car Congress

BMW will stage the world premiere of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan and the US premiere of the BMW Concept X2 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January in Detroit. BMW ConnectedDrive will be showcasing a selection of new services. BMW eDrive.

2016 85

BMW introduces its trio of 7 Series plug-in hybrids

Green Car Congress

BMW has introduced its three 7 Series plug-in hybrid luxury sedans: the 740e iPerformance, 740Le iPerformance, and the 740Le xDrive iPerformance. The trio source their power from a latest-generation four-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and an electric motor.

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News in brief: BMW to unveil plug-in hybrid car

Green Cars News

The Geneva Motor Show may barely be in the record books, but already attentions are turning to the next big motoring showcase: the New York International Auto Show, which kicks off on March 27.

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BMW brand’s first production PHEV: the BMW X5 xDrive40e

Green Car Congress

The first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand is a Sports Activity Vehicle: the BMW X5 xDrive40e. kWh, 96-cell high-voltage Li-ion battery pack, the BMW X5 xDrive40e achieves a combined fuel consumption of 3.4 – 3.3

2015 85

Dana showcasing electrified technologies at Auto Shanghai

Green Car Congress

At Auto Shanghai 2017, Dana Incorporated is showcasing select technologies from its Spicer Electrified portfolio of fully integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies, as well as thermal-management products for electric and hybrid vehicles. Chinese auto buyers purchased almost half of all the plug-in electric vehicles sold in the world last year, and Chinese officials have set ambitious goals for the further adoption of hybrid- and electric-powered vehicles in the decades ahead.

2017 60

BMW unveils i8 Roadster, 2019 i8 Coupe; optimized eDrive tech increases power and range

Green Car Congress

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW unveiled the first i8 Roadster, along with the 2019 i8 Coupe. Optimized BMW eDrive technology delivers more power—total output increased to 369 hp (+12 hp)—and a refined high-voltage battery with increased capacity and range.

2017 85

BMW pricing new 530e plug-in hybrid starting at $51,400

Green Car Congress

During its press conference at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, BMW announced that the new BMW 530e plug-in hybrid iPerformance ( earlier post ) will be available starting at $51,400; the all-wheel drive BMW 530e xDrive iPerformance Sedan will start at $53,700, plus $995 Destination and Handling. of peak torque propels the BMW 530e iPerformance Sedan from 0 to 60 mph in 6.0 seconds and the BMW 530e xDrive iPerformance Sedan in 5.8

2017 60

2011 BMW ActiveHybrid X6

Hybrid SUV Blog

To achieve that acceleration, this 2011 BMW uses a combination of a 400-hp 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with direct fuel injection and two electric motors. When it comes to performance, the hybrid borrows on the reputation of the gasoline-only BMW X6. BMW ActiveHybrid X6

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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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BMW applies N20 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo with Auto Start/Stop to the X3; ECO PRO mode

Green Car Congress

BMW 4-cylinder gasoline engine with TwinPower Turbo. BMW of North America is introducing the new TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine (N20) to the X3 xDrive28i; the new engine replaces the outgoing inline 6-cylinder engine (N52) as the next step in BMW’s EfficientDynamics strategy.

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Enter BMW — with Carbon Fiber

Revenge of the Electric Car

2009 BMW Concept ActiveE. BMW MegaCity Urban Electric Car To Be Built of Carbon Fiber. BMW has not commented on the carbon footprint of transporting the materials across three continents and through five plants. BMW MegaCity Urban Electric Car To Be Built of Carbon Fiber. BMW will partner with composites expert SGL Group to construct a new plant in Moses Lake, Washington, that will manufacture lightweight carbon-fiber materials for auto industry applications.

BMW expands ChargeNow by EVgo programs for DC fast charging

Green Car Congress

BMW of North America has expanded the ChargeNow by EVgo programs (including ChargeNow DC Fast) to more than 50 metro areas in the US, encompassing the entire EVgo public charging network, the largest public DC Fast charging network in the nation. An additional 50-plus DC Fast chargers are planned to be installed—and added to the ChargeNow by EVgo programs for BMW drivers—in 2017. Enrollment is easy with the ChargeNow card provided with the BMW vehicle.

2017 60

BMW introduces iPerformance designation, starting with three 7-Series plug-ins

Green Car Congress

At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, BMW will officially introduce the new iPerformance model designation, which will be given to all BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles starting in July 2016, as a visible indicator of the transfer of technology from BMW i to the BMW core brand.

2016 85

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

Green Car Reports

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 to showcase 5 electric vehicles at LA show; world debut of new vehicle

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group will showcase five electric vehicles at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show including the North American premieres of the BMW i Vision Dynamics, MINI Electric Concept, BMW i3s, and a World Premiere vehicle that will be shown during the BMW Group press conference on Wednesday, 29 November. Earlier this month, BMW reported that electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles now account for 5.5% of total BMW Group sales in the US.

2017 60

Auto Alliance pushing for passage of Maryland SB 1234 that would require state purchase of ZEVs; 50% of LDVs by 2026

Green Car Congress

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) is strongly supporting the passage of Maryland’s SB 1234 , a bill that would require the State of Maryland to purchase zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) for state fleets. —Auto Alliance. The bill phases in a requirement that, by fiscal 2026, 50% of light-duty vehicles purchased for the State vehicle fleet be zero-emission vehicles.

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BMW Concept X5 eDrive Live Photos: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Green Car Reports

BMW does very well with its sport utility vehicles in North America, which is why they''re made in South Carolina. And with hybrid crossovers and sport utilities coming thick and fast, today saw the official unveiling of the BMW Concept X5 eDrive at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The company had released details of the plug-in hybrid crossover concept

BMW reveals hybrid battery partner

Green Cars News

BMW is revving up for the launch of two new hybrid cars – the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the BMW ActiveHybrid5. BMW Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news A123Systems BMW ActiveHybrid3 BMW ActiveHybrid5 North American International Auto ShowNow it has announced that A123Systems will supply the lithium-ion batteries for the vehicles. According to A123Systems, it will supply its 32113 cylindrical power batteries for the vehicles.

2014 BMW i8 Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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 MINI E Powered by AC Propulsion?

Revenge of the Electric Car

The automotive and green electric vehicle blogosphere has been abuzz with talk of the BMW MINI E ever since July 9th, 2008, when AutoblogGreen published the rumor that 500 of the intriguing new electric cars would be released later this year in California. The biggest obstacle for those who would prefer an alternative has been lack of purchasable plug-in electric vehicles since 2003 when auto manufacturers ceased production of plug-in EVs like the GM EV1, Honda EV Plus, and Toyota RAV4-EV.

2008 100

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

Green Car Congress

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.,

2016 108

BMW i3 sales halt, Model 3 video, lots of Porsche plugs, LA auto show news: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

What were the big stories from this week's surprisingly news-packed Los Angeles auto show? Which pair of European plug-in hybrids got bigger batteries and more rated range for 2018? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, December 1, 2017. Friday, our Tesla-owning. The Week In Reverse

BMW introducing a 7 Series diesel model in US

Green Car Congress

BMW 7 Series Long Wheel Base. BMW will introduce the diesel-engined BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan in the US. The new model will feature BMW’s 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo diesel engine in the long-wheelbase 7 Series body and will include xDrive, BMW’s intelligent all-wheel drive system.

2014 101

BMW i3 'Shadow Sport' Limited Edition Electric Car Offers Moonroof At Last

Green Car Reports

BMW is finally offering a much-sought option for its i3 electric car--but only to a handful of customers. DON'T MISS: 1917 Detroit Electric Vs 2014 BMW. Los Angeles Auto Show special editions plug-in carsThat option is a moonroof, which hasn't been available on the i3 in the U.S. until now. But the coveted feature will only be offered on a limited-edition model, available to just 50 U.S. customers.

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

2015 63

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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