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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.
40 Years of BMW Electric Vehiclesby Tim Jones on December 11, 2012 at 05:28:56 PM
Starting in 1969, BMW constructed two experimental vehicles on the basis of the BMW 02 Series with the aim of investigating the suitability of an electric drive unit for practical driving When the first production version of the BMW i3 rolls off the assembly line in Leipzig in late 2013, it will mark the provisional culmination of 40 years of development work at BMW.
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.....