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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 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.

BMW i3 on sale July starting around $53,500

by Tim Jones on April 18, 2013 at 07:19:00 PM
BMW i3 on sale July starting around $53,500

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.

New Yorkers Experience the Future of Mobility

by Tim Jones on November 16, 2012 at 04:44:12 PM
New Yorkers Experience the Future of Mobility

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.....

BMW i "Born Electric" World Tour Lands in New York City

by Tim Jones on November 15, 2012 at 12:32:09 PM
BMW i "Born Electric" World Tour Lands in New York City

Mobility experts from around the country joined executives from BMW i to kick-off the BMW i ***8220;Born Electric***8221; World Tour, a week-long event in Manhattan exploring issues of future mobility. At a midday press conference, Mitchell L. Moss, director of New York University***8217;s Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, revealed the results of a new NYU-BMW i study...

BMW invests in award winning mobility app company Embark

by Tim Jones on November 13, 2012 at 12:40:16 PM

New York. The BMW Group is expanding development of innovative mobility services under the sub-brand BMW i. The company’s venture capital entity BMW i Ventures is announcing a new investment in the mobile technology company Embark, further increasing the number of mobility services providers which already includes MyCityWay, ParkAtMyHouse and Chargepoint. BMW i Ventures investments in these companies will further the company’s work increasing freedom of mobility for individuals whether it be...

BMW i Born Electric World Tour Arrives in NYC Nov 13th

by Tim Jones on October 25, 2012 at 06:19:32 PM
BMW i Born Electric World Tour Arrives in NYC Nov 13th

The BMW i "Born Electric" world tour will arrive in New York City on November 13th - 18th offering the public an opportunity to explore the future of mobility through new vehicles including the North America debuts of the BMW i8 Spyder Concept and next generation BMW i3 Concept, interactive displays and demonstrations of technologies that will help shape the way we move in and around our cities in the...


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