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BMW i3 a finalist in World Green Car and Car Design of the Year

by 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

Bimmerfest BMW i3 Test Drive

by Tim Jones on December 03, 2013 at 05:39:00 PM
Bimmerfest BMW i3 Test Drive

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.

Build your own BMW i8 - Preview configurator live

by Tim Jones on September 11, 2013 at 03:00:00 PM
Build your own BMW i8 - Preview configurator live

BMW UK has an i8 preview configurator live on their site (link below). Choices are limited to a few colors and options for now. Build your own i8 and let us know what you spec'ed out.

The BMW C Evolution: New Zero Emissions Motorcycle

by Tim Jones on September 10, 2013 at 04:22:00 PM

The new electrically powered C evolution brings the benefits of zero-emission performance to create a whole new experience on two wheels. BMW Motorrad is fully committed to electric mobility, development of the C evolution revolved around creating a visionary vehicle concept offering maximum everyday practicality.

World Premier - The BMW i8: Sustainable Performance starting at $135,700

by Tim Jones on September 10, 2013 at 03:06:00 AM
World Premier - The BMW i8: Sustainable Performance starting at $135,700

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.

First Impressions of BMW i3 EV

by Tim Jones on July 29, 2013 at 06:36:00 PM
First Impressions of BMW i3 EV

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?

BMW i3 vs Tesla Model S - Electric car market heats up

by Tim Jones on July 25, 2013 at 12:56:00 PM

The BMW i3 is stacked up against the Tesla Model S in 8 categories. How will the newest EV to enter the market stand up against what so far as been an unstoppable Tesla?

The cars are dramatically different but BMW and Tesla are aiming to be the premium brand in the heating up EV market. Who is going to take home the sales crown?

BMW and GM collaborate on EV fast charging stations

by Tim Jones on June 11, 2013 at 01:12:00 PM

Teams from both companies worked jointly to roll out Combo DC Fast Charge infrastructure in the coming months. The first vehicles to offer the new Combo DC Fast Charge connector will be the BMW i3 and the Chevrolet Spark EV.

BMW i3 in exclusive Solar Orange metallic paint

by Tim Jones on April 24, 2013 at 10:50:00 AM

Spotted in Solar Orange metallic paint the all electric BMW i3 goes on sale in Europe in July with production vehicles hitting Euro showrooms in October. US customers will have to wait until 2014. Converted Euro pricing puts the starting price around $53,500.

First pictures of the BMW i3 production line

by Tim Jones on April 23, 2013 at 06:48:00 PM
First pictures of the BMW i3 production line

We have the first pictures of the BMW i3 production line in Leipzig. With full production starting in August the finish touches and testing are in the works. The i3 arrives in European dealerships in October, US buyers will be forced to wait until early 2014 for their i3s.


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