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40 Years of BMW Electric Vehicles

by Tim Jones on December 11, 2012 at 05:28:56 PM
40 Years of BMW Electric Vehicles

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's electric car project 'Megacity' gets positive results with MINI E in the UK

As the second half of the twelve month MINI E field trial begins this week, the outcome of interviews and objective data collected from the first three months, of the December to June 2010 phase of the trial has now been analysed. The key results show that MINI and the BMW Group are gleaning valuable learning that will help shape the specification and operating characteristics of its Megacity vehicle which will make its debut in 2013. The key findings from the first six months of the UK field...


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