bmw i3 News Stories
BMW i3 on sale July starting around $53,500by Tim Jones on April 18, 2013 at 07:19:00 PM
The all electric BMW i3 will go on sale in Europe in July with a starting price of roughly $53,500 USD. The range extender version with a 650cc electric generator starts around $58,000 USD. Production i3 arrive in dealership in October.
BMW Quells US "Range Anxiety" with Range Extender in the i3by Tim Jones on April 12, 2013 at 09:00:00 AM
US car drivers have, what BMWNA CEO Ludwig Willisch calls "range anxiety" about electric vehicles. Despite averaging 30 miles a day US consumers don't want to be faced with the prospect of being out of juice and stuck somewhere.
The introduction of a Range Extender option for the upcoming BMW i3 aims to put some of those fears to bed and let people feel more comfortable in getting behind the wheel of a BMW powered electric vehicle.
BMW Keeps Up the Green Initiative Testing an All Electric BMW X1by Tim Jones on April 11, 2013 at 09:00:00 AM
Don't let the hybrid stickers fool you, this is a 100% electric X1 Sport Activity Vehicle that was spied out on the streets during winter testing. Our spy photographers were tipped off that this was a 100% EV by the lack of a exhaust pipe. To be sure they waited till the test driver took off to confirm that there is indeed no gasoline engine in this car.
Would an all electric X1 be of interest to you?
BMW i3 EV: What will it cost?by Bimmerfest.com Member - on November 29, 2012 at 11:23:28 AM
"They" keep saying it will come out in 2013, so let's assume it's a 2014 model year, and that it comes out in 3Q 2013... that's still only 1.3 years from now, and still no indication of price? The i8 gets more price talk. I'm really considering a Tesla, but it's as big as a 5-series (which we already have), and expensive (base model is $50K + 1.5 sunroof + 1.5 leather + 1.5 jumpseats)... AFTER a $7500...
BMW Debuts the i3 Concept Coupeby Tim Jones on November 27, 2012 at 09:55:00 PM
he world premiere of the BMW i3 Concept Coupe sees the BMW Group unveil a particularly nimble and emotive version of its concept for sustainable premium-class motoring with zero local emissions.
New Yorkers Experience the Future of Mobilityby Tim Jones on November 16, 2012 at 04:44:12 PM
BMW builds a window into the future at 42nd Street and 6th Avenue in NYC. The BMW i window digitally transforms passing cars into the all-electric BMW i3 and plug-in hybrid BMW i8 Concept vehicles. You have to see this for yourself.....
BMW i Born Electric World Tour Arrives in NYC Nov 13thby Tim Jones on October 25, 2012 at 06:19:32 PM
The BMW i "Born Electric" world tour will arrive in New York City on November 13th - 18th offering the public an opportunity to explore the future of mobility through new vehicles including the North America debuts of the BMW i8 Spyder Concept and next generation BMW i3 Concept, interactive displays and demonstrations of technologies that will help shape the way we move in and around our cities in the...
BMW i8 is 2012 Concept Vehicle of the Yearby Tim Jones on July 12, 2012 at 03:58:02 PM
BMW takes the 2012 Concept Car of the Year Award with its i8 Concept Spyder. This award marks BMW's fourth competition as a category finalist and the brand's second visit to the awards podium at the eleventh annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards announced today. The Concept Car category recognizes those vehicles where passenger carrying is the primary intent. The awards recognize...
BMW i Pedelec Concept - BMW's Hybrid Pedal / Electric Powered Bicycleby Tim Jones on June 15, 2012 at 09:27:17 AM
BMW i has come up with an innovative two-wheeler, which acts as the perfect complement to the BMW i3 Concept and adds a new and convenient layer to personal mobility, particularly in urban areas. The new BMW i Pedelec (Pedal Electric Cycle) Concept is a compact bicycle fitted with an electric motor that tops up the rider***8217;s muscle power with an extra dose of torque. And that means the rider can get to...
BMW Will Sell Cars on the Internet in 2013by Tim Jones on June 15, 2012 at 09:27:17 AM
BMW released the sales strategy for their new sub-brand "BMW i". BMW i encompass the all electric i3 coming in 2013 and the hybrid gas/electric i8 coming in 2014. In a new strategy BMW will offer the i3 and i8 directly, bypassing the traditional dealerships - Sales of BMW i products and services will be handled via an innovative multichannel model in selected markets. In addition to the established...