bmw i News Stories
BMW i3 in exclusive Solar Orange metallic paintby 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.
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 today launched the Electronaut Effect, a new digital tool that gives consumers access to key data about the range, cost savings and positive environmental impact that actual BMW ActiveE drivers are experiencing across the country.
As of this writing, the 700 ActiveE drivers have driven 6,114,069 miles and averaged 36 miles driven every day. Are you an Electronaut?
BMW i8 Inches Closer to Productionby Tim Jones on December 12, 2012 at 02:00:00 PM
This prototype reveals some new details never seen before and shows that the development is well underway for a debut in 2013. For the first time the i8 is sporting the BMW Hoffmeister kink at the rear and.....
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.
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.
Preview of BMW at the 2012 LA Auto Showby Tim Jones on November 19, 2012 at 05:16:25 PM
From the exotic BMW Concept i8 Roadster to the versatile new BMW Concept K2 Powder Ride BMW will showcase a comprehensive product arrangement which strikes the perfect balance of high performance, innovative efficiency, and outstanding design.
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.....