BMW X5 eDrive Concept SUV

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The latest automaker to get into the plug-in hybrid game is BMW. While Munich’s efforts in the EV genre are becoming well known through their range of ‘I’ cars, the BMW X5 eDrive Concept is their first endeavor in the Plug-in Hybrid field. Concept Vehicles

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

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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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BMW i Future Interaction Concept At CES Hints At i8 Spyder (Again)

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Way back in 2012, BMW unveiled a convertible i8 Spyder as a followup to the original i8 plug-in hybrid coupe concept. But while the coupe went into production as a 2014 model, the i8 Spyder never went beyond the concept stage. But BMW isn't quite done with the idea of a convertible i8, apparently. DON'T MISS: BMW's Electric Range Grows With 2015. CES plug-in cars Consumer Electronics Show BMW i8 Concept Spyder

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BMW iNext concept previews electric sedan flagship to come in 2021

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BMW will launch an all-electric flagship sedan in 2021 that will supplant its current top-of-the-line 7-Series range, it said yesterday. The model will be previewed by a concept called iNext, and is another addition to the increasingly-diverse BMW "i" lineup of plug-in cars. Future Cars plug-in cars BMW iThe iNext is viewed by analysts as a direct reaction to the success of.

BMW marks 100th birthday with autonomous, zero-emission concept

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BMW is now a century old. To celebrate, the brand has unveiled a concept car that emits nothing from its tailpipe and can drive itself. The automaker hasn't said just how the Vision Next 100 concept manages to go emission-free, but it did talk a lot about the car's exotic materials and construction. DON'T MISS: BMW's first electric car (video) For.

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BMW i home energy storage system integrates 2nd-life i3 vehicle batteries

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BMW i announced a home stationary energy storage system solution integrating its BMW i3 vehicle battery at EVS 29 in Montréal. The system utilizes BMW i3 high-voltage batteries and can be expanded to incorporate second-life batteries as they become available in the market.

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

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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.

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BMW i3 Coupe Concept Video Preview

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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

Faraday Future Concept, VW Budd-e, BMW i8 Convertible Concept: Today's Car News

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We have quite a bit of news from the 2016 Consumer Electronics Shows (CES) today, including electric-car concepts from Faraday Future, Volkswagen, and BMW. The all-electric Volkswagen Budd-e concept. Also, check back later in the day--because we'll have more information on a future electric car that we think readers will really be interested in. Today in Car News

BMW i3 Electric Car: Ultimate Guide

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Ever since we got wind of BMW''s ''Megacity'' electric vehicle, it''s been one of the most anticipated electric cars around. buyers--though that hasn''t diminished the impact of the i3''s concept-car styling, innovative interior and strong performance. 2014 BMW i3: First Drive Of BMW''s Radical New Now, it''s simply another electric car available to U.S.

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BMW to present new hybrid car in Geneva

Green Cars News

While planning to debut its new BMW 5 Series saloon car at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show next week, the German car manufacturer has also revealed plans for a Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid. The BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid will be the first combination of a straight-six with electric drive.

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

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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.

BMW shows i Pedelec Concept e-bike

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Coinciding with the opening of the first BMW i Store on London’s Park Lane, the BMW Group presented the new BMW i Pedelec (Pedal Electric Cycle) Concept—a custom-made complement to the BMW i3 Concept ( earlier post ). BMW i Pedelec.

BMW i3 vs Chevy Bolt EV, hydrogen Hyundai concept, Tesla Model 3 secrets: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla is hugely expanding its Fremont assembly plant, but its real future may be concealed inside the Model 3 electric car, while Hyundai shows a hydrogen SUV concept and a BMW i3 owner tries out a Chevy Bolt EV. Our occasional author and BMW i3 REx owner Tom Moloughney spent a week and 800 miles with.

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

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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 will commission 400 i3 EVs in Copenhagen for DriveNow; collaboration with Arriva for public transport

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Following the successful introduction of the BMW i3 to the DriveNow car-sharing fleets in Germany, the UK and the USA, BMW will commission 400 BMW i3s in Copenhagen on 3 September. The BMW i3 is the first automobile offering integrated “intermodal routing”—the incorporation of public transport services into the navigation system’s route guidance in the car. Bernhard Blättel, head of BMW Group mobility services.

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BMW to develop plug-in hybrid sports car

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The car will be based on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept study that was displayed at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2009 with BMW presenting a fully road worthy showcase vehicle at the Leipzig trade fair centre. Tags: BMW Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news BMW ActiveHybrid BMW EfficientDynamics BMW Megacity BMW plug-in hybrid BMW plug-in hybrid sports car

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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Tesla And BMW Talk, VW Golf Hydrogen Concept, Angry Car Dealers: Today's Car News

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Today we''ve got news of talks between BMW and Tesla Motors, details on the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen hydrogen fuel-cell concept, and the latest rumblings from car-dealer groups over criticism of haggling. BMW considers increasing production of the i8 plug-in hybrid coupe as strong demand draws out customer

BMW launches operations at Center of Urban Mobility Competence; boosting electromobility through EV sharing

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BMW Group has officially launched operations at its Center of Urban Mobility Competence, which it established earlier this year. Its experts are working with cities and the relevant stakeholders to develop sustainable concepts for future mobility in urban areas.

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Ricardo’s low-cost, fuel-efficient automatic transmission concept for motorcycles

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Ricardo has developed and demonstrated an advanced and cost-effective motorcycle Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) concept that offers the comfort and convenience of automatic and semi-automatic operation with better-than-manual fuel efficiency.

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BMW unveils electric Megacity vehicle design

Green Cars News

Take a look at the design sketch for the BMW Megacity electric vehicle (below), which is due on the market in 2013. The concept consists of two horizontally separated independent modules with the drive [.]. Tags: BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news BMW Megacity BMW Megacity electric car BMW Megacity vehicle design LifeDrive architecture

BMW boosts battery capacity of MY2017 i3 to 33 kWh with higher energy density Li-ion cells; up to 114 miles combined cycle range

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BMW will offer a new model range of its i3 compact electric car, and from the 2017 model year will be offering a new version with more than 50% increased battery capacity. The motor propels the BMW i3 from 0 to 60 mph in just over 7 seconds. The BMW i3 (94 Ah) now features a 2.4

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Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept: 2018 Q6 Electric Car Previewed At Frankfurt Motor Show

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It's been teased and previewed and discussed and debated, and now the concept is real: The Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept debuted at today's Frankfurt Motor Show. A styling concept that is likely to reach production as the Audi Q6, a more coupe-like crossover utility vehicle similar to the BMW X6, the key feature of the concept car is its.

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BMW's Electric Range Grows With 2015 BMW i8 Concept Spyder

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Possibly the most exciting electric cars to appear over the next few years are from BMW. The German maker's electric i3 subcompact and i8 plug-in hybrid supercar have whetted our appetites and now BMW has announced a further addition to the range, in the shape of the i8 Spyder. Autocar reveals that BMW sources have confirmed the Spyder, based on

BMW Group introduces MINI and Rolls Royce centenary concepts; individual mobility based on megatrends and projections

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To mark its centenary year in 2016, the BMW Group is looking further ahead than usual with a series of Vision Vehicles designed to anticipate and respond to future mobility needs. At its Munich Centenary Event on 7 March, the automaker introduced the BMW VISION NEXT 100.

Behemoth BMW X7 SUV revealed ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show

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BMW has revealed photos of its X7 concept ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week

BMW unveils their i3 electric and i8 plug-in hybrid concept cars

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On Friday last week BMW held a press conference unveiling the their BMW.i concept vehicles. These are the i3, all electric sedan meant for urban use, and the i8, plug-in hybrid sports car meant for longer trips

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BMW i3 Concept Coupe: New Video Of Electric Car

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If the BMW i3 electric car isn't near the top of the list, we'd be surprised. Its bare figures may not be headline-grabbing, but on design alone it makes even BMW's current production cars look a bit half-hearted. Which car are you most excited about for 2013?

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BMW plans hydrogen fuel cell offering “early in next decade”

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Speaking on the future of powertrains at the Aachen Colloquium, Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management at BMW AG, Development, said that BMW will enter the fuel cell market early in the next decade, starting with very small production runs. However, he added, “ by the time the fundamentals are in place, the BMW Group will also have marketable products ready that are attractive to customers. ”.

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BMW i3 Concept: Battery Electric Urban Minicar—Full Details

All Cars Electric

The concept version of the 2014 BMW i3 unveiled today in Frankfurt shows just how radical a change BMW has made from its legacy of gasoline-powered, front-engine, rear-drive sporty vehicles. For one, it’s entirely powered by electricity. The flat lithium-ion battery pack is built into the car’s floor, and it powers a 125-kilowatt

BMW reveals 3 Series Plug-in hybrid prototype with 117.5 mpg; next-gen Power eDrive: 2x current capacity, electric AWD

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BMW 3 Series Plug-in hybrid prototype. BMW has unveiled a 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype. 3 Series PHEV concept. Drivetrain of the 3 Series plug-in hybrid concept. Power eDrive: new generation of “highly electrified” concepts.

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BMW unveils third i concept model: i8 Concept Spyder plug-in hybrid

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BMW i8 Concept Spyder. Following on the presentation of the BMW i3 Concept and BMW i8 Concept coupé at the Frankfurt show in 2011 ( earlier post ), the BMW Group has introduced a third i Model: the BMW i8 Concept Spyder.

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BMW plug-in hybrid Active Tourer concept for Paris debut

Green Cars News

More Paris news today as it is revealed that BMW is to take the covers off a new plug-in hybrid concept at the city’s forthcoming motor show. Using the same technology as featured in the i8 sports car, which is planned for launch in 2014, the new Concept Active Tourer is a small MPV-type vehicle [.]. BMW concept Paris Motor Show plug-in hybrid

BMW Digital Charging Service optimizes charging and integrates electric vehicles into the energy market

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BMW i is expanding its engagement in electric mobility with the new BMW Digital Charging Service (DCS)—an intelligent service for predictive, convenient, cost-effective and green power-optimized charging. The new service is part of BMW 360° ELECTRIC portfolio.

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BMW to launch new ‘project i’ sub-brand on Monday

Green Cars News

An important landmark in the history of the BMW Group is expected on Monday 21 February as the German carmaker announces the introduction of an entirely new sub-brand. Expected to be the production realisation of the manufacturer’s work on the Mega City Vehicle concept and ‘project i’, the new marque is expected to hit European [.]. BMW Electric cars electric car Mega City

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BMW reveals X5 plug-in hybrid concept

Green Cars News

BMW is to use the Frankfurt Motor Show to showcase its new plug-in hybrid drivetrain as fitted to its X5 SUV model. Using a four-cylinder engine with BMW TwinPower turbo technology with a 70kW, 95 hp[.].


Electric E-Type Zero, Frankfurt EV concepts, Jaguar I-Pace races, who's electrified now? Today's Car News

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We've got concepts and production cars from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen, a new EV racing series from Jaguar, and even an electric conversion of the sexiest car ever built. The Mercedes-Benz EQA concept for an all-electric compact hatchback. Today, it's all about media days at the Frankfurt motor show.

Among BMW’s highlights at New York Show are new diesel X3, plug-in hybrid concept X5

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Making its North American debut at the New York International Auto Show 2014 will be the updated 2015 BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle, which will include the X3 xDrive28d, the first BMW Advanced Diesel X3 model for the US. BMW is also using the show to present the latest version of what it sees as the logical next step towards reducing fuel consumption and emissions in the sports activity vehicle SAV segment: the plug-in hybrid BMW Concept X5 eDrive.

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BMW announces new plug-in hybrid and electric ‘i’ models

Green Cars News

BMW has released details of its new i sub-brand which will denote its electric and lowest emission vehicles. The new brand’s first cars will be a production version of the Vision EfficientDynamics plug-in hybrid concept which will be called the i8 while a production version of the Megacity electric city car will be called the [.]. BMW Electric cars i sub-brand

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