bmw i3 News Stories
Lease, own or sell back your BMW i3 with 'OwnersChoice with Flex' planby Tim Jones on February 25, 2014 at 04:45:00 PM
With the launch of the BMW i3, the brand’s first premium electric vehicle, BMW Group Financial Services becomes one of the first in the industry to create a financial solution to ownership that provides eligible customers with the options to lower their monthly payment and return the vehicle at the end of their contract term. The financing product called ‘OwnersChoice with Flex,’ provides eligible BMW i3 customers the option to increase their final OwnerChoice balloon payment due at the end of their contract term by up to $7,500. This increased final balloon payment reduces the amount of the customer’s required monthly payment. Eligible buyers of a new i3 may also be able to receive a Federal EV Income Tax Credit. Customers should consult with tax professionals to determine if they qualify for the tax credit as eligibility is complicated and subject to change.
BMW increasing carbon fiber output to meet demandby Tim Jones on February 24, 2014 at 08:03:00 PM
BMW has a problem, they need more carbon fiber. Initial orders of the BMW i3 topped 11,000 globally and the 2014 i8 production run is already sold out. They need more CF to continue building cars.
BMW i3 a finalist in World Green Car and Car Design of the Yearby Tim Jones on February 11, 2014 at 11:34:00 AM
The countdown has begun for the 2014 World Car Awards (WCAs) ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) and Bridgestone Corporation on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Winners of the 2014 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year will all be declared at th
BMW a finalist in every category for the World Car Awardsby Tim Jones on February 11, 2014 at 11:25:00 AM
With the countdown running for the 2014 World Car Awards (WCAs) ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) BMW has taken a spot in every category. The F32 BMW 4 Series for the World Car of the Year, F15 BMW X5 for the World Luxury Car, BMW M6 Gran Coupe for World Performance Car, BMW i3 for WOrld Green Car and again the BMW i3 for the World Car Design.
BMW Debuts BMW i Brand Campaign During Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Gamesby Mark Jurista on February 07, 2014 at 03:51:00 PM
BMW of North America, the Official Mobility Partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), will start the Olympics off with the launch of their BMW i Brand campaign.
Numerous TV spots will highlight the BMW i brand and there will be additional commercials focused on the BMW X5 and the BMW 2 Series. Tune in to see the new marketing campaigns and see Team USA compete.
Bimmerfest BMW i3 Test Driveby Tim Jones on December 03, 2013 at 05:39:00 PM
Bimmerfest had the opportunity to drive the i3 on a winding 40 mile loop through LA, up the iconic Mulholland drive and then to the LA convention center where the i3s would be available for public test drives during the LA Auto Show. Read on to see what we thought of BMW's first EV.
Live coverage of BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Showby Tim Jones on September 11, 2013 at 06:01:00 PM
The Frankfurt International Motor Show is BMW's home turf when it come to auto shows and they pulled out the big guns for the 2013 show. The highlight being the world premiere of the i8, the sustainability built super car.
World Premier - The BMW i8: Sustainable Performance starting at $135,700by Tim Jones on September 10, 2013 at 03:06:00 AM
Today at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, BMW unveiled one of the most widely anticipated cars in its history, the BMW i8. Going on sale in the US in the spring of 2014 starting at $135,700.
On location in New York City with the BMW i3by Tim Jones on July 30, 2013 at 05:46:00 PM
BMW has started a mobility revolution with the launch of the electric i3. A premium, compact, zero emissions, vehicle built from an industry first combination of of carbon fiber, thermoplastics and aluminum.
The i3 is propelled in traditional BMW fashion from the rear wheels. A BMW design and built electric motor sits directly over the rear axles and produced 170 horsepower with 184 lb-ft of torque available from 0 RPMs.
First Impressions of BMW i3 EVby Tim Jones on July 29, 2013 at 06:36:00 PM
Bimmerfest gets the first look at the BMW i3 at the world premiere in New York City. The i3 is driven by a rear mounted 170 horsepower electric motor that is powered by a 22 kWh battery pack stored in an aluminum Drive Module.
Read on to find out if the newest BMW lives up to the brand. A lot is riding on this new vehicle, what do you think of the styling?