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BMW Announces Upgrades for i3 including 186 Miles Range

by Mark Jurista on October 04, 2016 at 09:58:00 AM
BMW Announces Upgrades for i3 including 186 Miles Range

BMW came to the Paris Motor Show with big news about the latest variant of the i3 line-up. The latest variant gets a much needed battery boost which extends the range by more than 50% up to 186 miles on a single charge.

Increased competition from the upcoming Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt EV has BMW innovating to increase range but it may not be enough to bring buyers to the i3.

BMW 330e pokes fun at Tesla's Model 3 - Why Wait?

by Tim Jones on August 09, 2016 at 05:54:00 PM
BMW 330e pokes fun at Tesla's Model 3 - Why Wait?

BMW pokes a bit of fun at anyone waiting for a Tesla Model 3. Sure, Tesla has consumers lining up, but can you drive it now?

Is Tesla in trouble? Drops price of Model X with new 60D model

by Tim Jones on July 13, 2016 at 02:08:00 PM

Times are tough for Tesla right now. With an investigation pending after three Autopilot accidents and Mode S sales hitting an almost 2 year low.

Tesla Model 3 pre-orders top 325,000 reservations

by Tim Jones on April 07, 2016 at 06:36:00 PM

Just one week ago Tesla started taking reservations for the Model 3, and the response has been incredible.

Former BMW Exec Bob Lutz says Tesla is Doomed

by Tim Jones on November 03, 2015 at 03:28:00 PM

Former BMW and GM executive Bob Lutz talked to Road and Track about the state of Tesla.

Consumer Reports pulls Tesla Model S recommendation

by Tim Jones on October 26, 2015 at 09:11:00 PM

Hot on the heels of getting the first ever perfect score from Consumer Reports, (Tesla Model S perfect score) the consumer goods ranking company has pulled it's recommendation for the Model S.

Tesla upgrades Model S with self driving features to compete with BMW 7 Series

Tesla has pushed out an over the air Autopilot update to Model S vehicles. The new features now enabled on the Tesla Model S are exactly the same as what comes on the 2016 BMW 7.

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?

At Tesla's event, CEO Elon Musk has finally taken the wraps off of its Superchargers which it has already set up at six locations in California, pictured in the map after the break. The company plans installations on "high traffic corridors across the US" over the next year, with units heading to Europe and Asia in the second half of 2013. According to Musk, the solar powered systems will put more power back into the grid than the cars use while...

Tesla Model S - Great reviews so far - Good sign for EVs

by Bimmerfest.com Member - on July 12, 2012 at 04:36:44 PM
Tesla Model S - Great reviews so far - Good sign for EVs

Video review WOT/MotorTrend. Video review WOT/MotorTrend The Model S indeed, high-performance electric vehicles in general-will take some getting used to, even a new vocabulary. We currently don't have a good term for EVs' distinctive concentration of mass, with batteries slung low as possible and centroid to the vehicle. While traction batteries are heavy, and mass is bad for acceleration and agility, the lower center-of-gravity often compensates with higher levels of cornering, especially...










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