BMW debuts iX3 SUV electric car

Green Car Reports

The iX3 SUV, revealed in Beijing today, brings BMW into the mainstream when it comes to electric cars. No longer will BMW electrics be specialized models that look like science experiments, made of space-age carbon fiber or riding on skinny tires for the ultimate efficiency. Instead, the company will revert to building electric versions of its

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BMW teases iX3 electric car in China

Green Car Reports

BMW's electric car lineup, the tiny i3 commuter and the i8 plug-in sports car, leaves a huge gap for a more practical, mainstream vehicle in between. Rumors have circulated since shortly after the i3's debut that the company was working on a new model to fill the gap—a hatchback to be called the i5, sort of a BMW-esque Chevrolet Volt, or a

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BMW crosses sales of 100,000 plug-in electric cars

Green Car Reports

Almost exactly three years after the European launch of the i3 electric car in November 2013, BMW has reached a notable milestone in its electrification efforts. The German automaker says it has delivered 100,000 plug-in cars over the past three years. That figure encompasses both battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids. sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars BMW i

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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

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Chevy Bolt EV reviewed by BMW i3 driver: electric cars compared

Green Car Reports

Owners of specific electric cars sometimes tend to become boosters and fans for their particular EV as well as plugging in to drive in general. So it was with Tom Moloughney, whose purchase of the very first 2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car in the U.S. That car was regrettably totaled in an. Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW i3 REx

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BMW 'i' electric-car sub-brand to expand into SUVs, utility vehicles, with 'iX' models

Green Car Reports

Before the 2013 launch of its 'i' sub-brand, BMW had secured the names of potential i-branded vehicles by applying for i1 through i9 monikers in 2010. At a sneak peek of BMW’s upcoming. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW iNow the brand has secured another batch of names for electrified crossovers—iX1 through iX9—and it plans to use at least one of them by 2020.

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If BMW i5 is canceled, what does that mean for its electric cars?

Green Car Reports

When it launched in 2013, the BMW i3 electric car was arguably the most futuristic automobile in mass production anywhere in the world. Its all-electric powertrain could be ordered with an optional range-extending engine, and it rode on an aluminum chassis topped with a strong but lightweight body shell made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW iNext

BMW Uses Siri-like Tech to Promote Electric Car

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service will be promoted across BMW?s s advertising for the BMW i3, which is due to go on sale in the UK in late 2013. d much rather talk about the new BMW i3?. It is hoped i Genius, which was created by start-up London Brand Management, will help consumers make better buying decisions when it comes to choosing an electric car because they can ask questions at any time and at any location - rather than having to wait to call a customer service line or visit a dealership.

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BMW could increase i3 electric car production as demand soars

Green Cars News

BMW is considering increasing production of its first electric car after early demand exceeded expectations. According to Bloomberg, BMW has received more than 8,000 orders for its i3 electric supermini even before the car hits showrooms next month.

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Via update, CAFE support, Costa Rica electric cars, BMW i4 vs Model 3: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got electric cars for Costa Rica, support for keeping CAFE rules, a Via Motors update, and the future BMW i4 electric sedan that looks like it will face off against the Tesla Model 3. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car NewsCosta Rica works hard toward maintaining its reputation for eco-awareness, and now Mitsubishi is donating.

BMW unveils electric cars

Green Cars News

Two new electric powered production cars have been unveiled by BMW as it looks to further it’s ‘I’ sub-brand. The BMW i3 Concept has been developed for use in an urban environment with a 125kW electric motor that boasts torque of 250Nm and a range of 93miles. BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news BMW electric cars BMW i brand BMW i3 BMW i8

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BMW introduces another electric car

Green Cars News

The BMW i3, the subject of our green hero article this month, has been grabbing headlines since its launch in the UK. However, what you may not realise is that the German carmaker is also bringing another electric car on to the market. Latest News Green cars Electric cars BMW

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BMW: we won't mass-produce electric cars until 2020, with cheaper cells

Green Car Reports

BMW sold more than 100,000 cars with plugs last year, adding together its battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models. That's roughly on a par with Tesla, and ahead of both General Motors and Nissan, two other pioneers in modern electric cars. The company has put far more plug-in cars on the road to date than its German counterparts, both Daimler. Batteries lithium-ion Future Cars Production plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Samsung

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BMW forms electric car partnership

Green Cars News

BMW has announced a new electric car charging agreement with Coulomb Technologies for the Boston Metro area. More than 150 charging stations for electric vehicles are now being installed by Coulomb through its $37million ChargePoint America Department of Energy programme – with BMW ActiveE drivers able to take advantage of the network. BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news BMW ActiveE BMW electric cars ChargePoint Network Coulomb Technologies

BMW Targets Twice As Many Electric-Car Sales This Year

Green Car Reports

Sales of the two BMW "i" plug-in electric models have been fairly good over the past year, and that''s leading the company to reach for a more ambitious goal. BMW aims to double sales of its i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid in the U.S. DON''T MISS: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In. sales New car sales plug-in cars BMW i3 REx

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BMW teams with Chargemaster to build electric car charging infrastructure

Green Cars News

BMW is to team with charging infrastructure provide, Chargemaster to help provide e-mobility services to customers of its new i3 electric car. Electric cars BMW

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Another utility gives $10K off: BMW i3 electric car sales backed by SoCal Edison

Green Car Reports

How badly do you want to buy a BMW i3 electric car? Badly enough to move to areas of California where Southern California Edison will be your electric utility? DON'T MISS: How to buy or lease an electric. rebates incentives Southern California Edison electric utilities plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine

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Bolt EV tires, BMW electric-car platforms, California vs Feds, Colorado charging sites: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we interviewed BMW's electric-car powertrain head, looked at tire swaps for Chevy Bolt EVs, covered some state news on emission limits and charging stations, and offered a PSA on climate change. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Low-rolling-resistance tires boost electric-car range, but don't do much for handling. Today in Car News

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Classic BMW Coupe Becomes 800-Horsepower Electric Car

Green Car Reports

BMW's ActiveE coupe is a great little electric car. It looks pretty good, there's decent performance on offer, and drivers enjoy BMW handling and BMW quality without having to feed a drop of gas into it. Even more so when it's working.

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BMW i3 Electric Car To Get Longer Range Next Year, CEO Says

Green Car Reports

The BMW i3 electric car will get a longer range next year, and it will soon be followed by another "i" model, the carmaker's chief executive says. That would expand the BMW "i" range to three models, including the i3 small hatchback, the i8 plug-in hybrid coupe, and the new and so far unnamed model, But there's still no firm timeline for the. Future Cars plug-in cars BMW i BMW i3 REx

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BMW electric car to inspire future engineers

Green Cars News

A new Technical College, which aims to train the engineers of the future, is to promote its new educational facilities using one of the limited production run, BMW ActiveE electric cars. Electric cars BMW

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BMW i3 Electric Car Quirk: No AM Radio--But Why?

Green Car Reports

The BMW i3 electric car is a tour de force of advanced engineering--and the most energy-efficient car sold in the U.S. Its body shell is made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, riding on an aluminum platform containing the lithium-ion battery, the electric motor, and the crash structures. But you can't get AM radio in the car. Green Audio BMW i3 REx Infotainment accessories plug-in cars

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BMW i3 electric car launches in the UK

Green Cars News

Deliveries of BMW’s first fully electric car, the i3 supermini, begin in the UK this month, with prices from £28,680 after a £5,000 Plug-in Car Grant has been deducted. Electric cars BMW

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BMW Group begins series production of the BMW i3 electric car in Leipzig

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group has begun series production of the BMW i3 electric vehicle ( earlier post ) at its plant in Leipzig. The company has invested a total of around €600 million (US$801 million) in the BMW i production network and generated over 1,500 jobs.

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BMW announces UK dealer network for i3 electric car

Green Cars News

BMW has revealed that there will be an initial network of 46 dealerships in the UK which will be equipped to sell its first fully electric car, when the new i3 supermini launches later this year. Electric cars BMW

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BMW i3 Electric Car: Ultimate Guide

Green Car Reports

Ever since we got wind of BMW''s ''Megacity'' electric vehicle, it''s been one of the most anticipated electric cars around. Now, it''s simply another electric car available to U.S. 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

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BMW i3 REx electric-car lawsuit: range-extender power loss alleged

Green Car Reports

The BMW i3 is the only electric car in the world sold with an optional range-extending engine to increase driving capability beyond the range provided by the battery. The "REx" option adds a small, 34-horsepower 650cc two-cylinder engine, derived from one used in BMW motorcycles, that powers a generator. And as most owners of the BMW i3 REx model. Green BMW i3 REx REx range extender engine Range-Extended Electric Vehicle lawsuit plug-in cars

Utility V2G test with BMW shows electric cars can aid the grid

Green Car Reports

As the demand for electric cars grows, utility companies are considering their effect on local power grids—both positive and negative. Recently, California's PG&E and BMW recently wrapped up a pilot program testing experimental vehicle-to-grid technology to see if electric cars could actually aid the grid—and they did. test plug-in cars vehicle-to-grid-v2g Utility Companies

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BMW i3 electric car named UK Car of the Year

Green Cars News

Alternative vehicles are finally making an impact in the UK: and this has been emphasised by an electric car walking away with one of the most prestigious honours available.

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BMW i3, Tesla Model S electric cars miss top IIHS safety ratings

Green Car Reports

Two of the most prominent electric cars have missed out on the highest award given for vehicle safety by the influential IIHS: Top Safety Pick+. crash tests IIHS Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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BMW names price for first electric car

Green Cars News

BMW has set a date for the grand unveiling of the production model i3-its first fully electric car. We only have to wait until next Monday (July 29) before we see the first electric car to launch under the brand’s ‘Born Electric’ ‘i’ sub-brand.

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2017 BMW i3 Electric Car: 100- To 110-Mile Range, Battery Pack Retrofit?

Green Car Reports

The BMW i3 electric car is due for a range boost in the near future, Harald Krüger--the company's CEO--said recently. But BMW hasn't publicly discussed the matter further. DON'T MISS: BMW i3 Electric. Green BMW i Future Cars battery pack plug-in carsNow, a new report claims the range boost will come courtesy of a new battery pack, which could also be retrofitted to existing i3 hatchbacks.

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BMW electric-car batteries to be used as home energy-storage devices

Green Car Reports

Tesla Motors was the first carmaker to branch out from selling electric cars to offering standalone battery packs for energy storage, but others have followed the company's lead. Mercedes-Benz and Nissan have stated their intentions to enter the energy-storage market, and now BMW is jumping on the bandwagon as well. At the Electric Vehicle. Batteries plug-in cars renewable energy energy storage BMW i

BMW i3 REx: owner's 3 years with range-extended electric car

Green Car Reports

For the most part I’ve been very pleased with the car. It’s definitely not perfect, but then again no car is. ownership plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtube Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine long-term BMW i3 RExThis week, my 2014 i3 REx turned three years old; I picked it up on May 21, 2014.

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Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

Green Car Reports

The next couple of years promise to be quite interesting for electric cars. The list includes two affordable 200-mile electric cars: the second-generation Nissan. Mercedes-Benz Future Cars Audi e-tron plug-in cars Tesla Model 3 Porsche Mission E BMW i5A minimum of six new models are expected in that time period, all promising ranges of 200 miles or more—which until a few months ago had been the exclusive province of Tesla Motors.

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BMW i3 electric car sales stopped, future recall announced for specific safety concern

Green Car Reports

An obscure safety issue has led to a halt in sales of the BMW i3 electric car until further notice. The German maker announced a recall for every single i3 sold in the United States, covering 30,542 cars from the 2014 to 2018 model year. Crashes plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The safety issue that led to the recall and stop-sale follows recent testing by the National Highway Traffic.

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BMW i3 stop-sale, electric airplanes, 2018 Bolt EV, electric-car market share: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got an unexpected and very specific safety issue in BMW i3 electric cars, a battery boost for a forgotten vehicle, a look at electric airplanes, and a 2018 Chevy Bolt EV preview. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Sales of all new BMW i3 electric cars have been halted, and all of them will be recalled to fix a very specific. Today in Car News

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San Diego utility offers $10,000 off Nissan Leaf, BMW i3 electric cars

Green Car Reports

For southern California residents, it's an excellent time to start considering the purchase of a BMW i3 or Nissan Leaf electric car. San Diego Gas & Electric has joined a host of other utility companies in the state in offering incentives towards the purchase of an i3 or a Leaf. California incentives electric utilities plug-in cars San Diego Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

5 electric cars in winter, BMW EV volume, 2019 Toyota Corolla, a little i-MiEV luv: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got a fond look back at the world's first affordable modern electric car, winter EV testing in the snows of Norway, the new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, and BMW's big plans for volume production of plug-in cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A Norwegian club tested five electric cars in winter conditions, and found some. Today in Car News

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Jaguar XJ vs Tesla, next BMW i3 in 2022, billions for electric cars, Ford vs Sierra Club: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Ford gets slammed by the Sierra Club, the next BMW i3 electric car will likely be very different, the Jaguar XJ will reportedly go head-to-head with the Tesla Model S, and we're not big fans of some possible Volkswagen ID electric-car model names. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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