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BMW i3 wins Automotive Interiors Expo Award 2014

by Tim Jones on June 25, 2014 at 09:58:00 AM
BMW i3 wins Automotive Interiors Expo Award 2014

BMW is on a roll with the all electric i3. Just a few months into production and they are already ramping up product to meet unexpected demand and winning awards.

At the Automotive Interiors Expo Award 2014 the jury handed the electrically powered BMW i3 the title of Production Interior Vehicle Design of the Year.

Bimmerfest coverage of the 2014 Geneva Auto Show

by Tim Jones on March 08, 2014 at 02:23:00 PM
Bimmerfest coverage of the 2014 Geneva Auto Show

The 2014 Geneva International Motor Show was a grand event for BMW with numerous models celebrate their European premiere. Highlights include the 4 Series Gran Coupe, the FWD 2 Series Active Tourer, LCI X3 SUV, F80 M3 and F82 M4. Click through all the photos to see what was at the show.

Lease, own or sell back your BMW i3 with 'OwnersChoice with Flex' plan

by Tim Jones on February 25, 2014 at 04:45:00 PM
Lease, own or sell back your BMW i3 with 'OwnersChoice with Flex' plan

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 demand

by 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 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

BMW a finalist in every category for the World Car Awards

by Tim Jones on February 11, 2014 at 11:25:00 AM
BMW a finalist in every category for the World Car Awards

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 Games

by Mark Jurista on February 07, 2014 at 03:51:00 PM
BMW Debuts BMW i Brand Campaign During Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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 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.

Live coverage of BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show

by Tim Jones on September 11, 2013 at 06:01:00 PM
Live coverage of BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show

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 $135,700

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.


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