Post Tagged with: "BMW i3"

BMW`s i3 Carbon-Fiber Cell Tested Out

BMW`s Fire Department Test Out Carbon-fiber Cell of the High-End i3

The professionals from the BMW`s fire department in collaboration with ADAC have conducted a test concerning the resistance of the carbon-fiber passenger cell, as they wanted to see how well it handled in case of some crashes. The test carried by ADAC and the BMW`s fire department has revealed that [...]

287 days ago
BMW i3

BMW i3 Coming in Surprising Promo

The BMW German based automaker is teasing us again by launching a new video commercial with the high-end i3 model, showcasing the electric vehicle from a new perspective. According to some online auto magazines, the new video with the BMW i3 electric is considered to be “rather tricky”, as the [...]

by August 7, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i, Videos
295 days ago
BMW i3

New BMW i3 filmed while self-parking

Vali Porcisteanu is a well-known Romanian rally driver who won the 2011 edition of the Romanian Rally Championship. He decided to try the Parking Assistant system on the new BMW i3 electric vehicle. The German car won’t park itself if you don’t hold the button until the end of the [...]

by July 30, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i, Videos
303 days ago
BMW i3 with i DC Fast Charger

BMW i3 Coming i DC Fast Charger

With the BMW i3 electric and the company`s first plug-in hybrid i8 to conquer the worldwide market in electric drive technology, the automaker is offering its clients the possibility of a smaller and faster battery charger, called the i DC fast charger. We might call this the speedy battery charger [...]

by July 29, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i, Useful News
304 days ago
BMW i3 vs. Nissan Leaf vs. VW e-Golf

BMW i3 Face to Face with Nissan Leaf and Volkswagen e-Golf

The Autobild German magazine has recently compared the BMW i3 with the Nissan Leaf and the Volkswagen e-Golf, the models being put face to face in an all-in one comparison, concerning prices, the cabin noise as well as the electric range. First to be reviewed was the Nissan Leaf, that [...]

by July 28, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i, Useful News
305 days ago
BMW i3

BMW i3 – A Closer Look inside the Repair Shop

The BMW i3 is an amazing and revolutionary vehicle, but when it comes to repairing, only the German technicians can offer a closer look inside the repair shop. Inside the repair shop, all you can see is carbon fiber anywhere, as the model makes intensive use of this component. The [...]

by July 11, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i
322 days ago
BMW i3 and i8 Go Wireless

BMW i3 and i8 Go Wireless

The BMW German based luxury automaker has big plans with the new stars, the i3 and the i8, thinking of offering the models with wireless charging. Everything is possible with the today`s technology and the BMW i3 and the i8 are no exception from the rule, as it already incorporates [...]

by July 9, 2014 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i, Useful News
324 days ago
BMW Smart Charging App

Smart Charging App from BMW Helps You Save Money

Along with the development of green cars, more and more automakers try to come up with different kind of apps that would make drivers save money. It is also the case of the BMW luxury carmaker that has come up with a smart charging app that would give drivers the [...]

by June 12, 2014 0 comments Useful News
350 days ago
BMW i3 REx check engine light

The BMW i3 REx already reporting issues

From the very start, when BMW announced the small electric city car, the i3, things were looking rather good for them. Now, a full month after the Range Extended version started deliveries in the US, the i3 has had so much praise and so many good reviews, that something was [...]

by June 11, 2014 0 comments BMW i
352 days ago
BMW Planning to Tackle China with Electric Segment by 2019

BMW Planning to Tackle China with Electric Segment by 2019

The BMW German based luxury automaker has big plans with its electric models, as it also plans to hit the Chinese market by 2019. The German automaker is has already convince the Chinese government that the era of electricity in a country full of pollution, would be in the benefit [...]

by May 31, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, Useful News
363 days ago
BMW i3 with Range Extender

BMW i3 models with range extender delayed because of faulty sticker

Even before the BMW i3 was released, the Bavarian car maker expected that the range extender version would be far more popular than the fully electric one. Unfortunately, many REx (Range Extended) i3 units were held up in port because they are sporting the wrong sticker on the windshield. As [...]

by May 21, 2014 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i
372 days ago
The Rolls-Royce Phantom will be using BMW i3 technology

The Rolls-Royce Phantom will be using BMW i3 technology

As you are aware, BMW invested not just a lot of time in the small electric car, the i3, but also huge amounts. This money went into developing new technologies, as this is the first EV to come from the Bavarians, and the most important piece of tech seems to [...]

by May 20, 2014 0 comments BMW i, Manufacturing
373 days ago
BMW could offer more powerful batteries for the i3 model

BMW could offer more powerful batteries for the i3 model

For most electric cars out there, the biggest problem still remains range, and this applies to the new BMW i3, too. In its standard guise, the BMW i3 can reach 135 km, a respectable distance for the small car intended for city use. If that seems too little for you, [...]

by May 19, 2014 0 comments BMW i
375 days ago
BMW i3 Hits US Dealerships, Comes with New Details

BMW i3 Hits US Dealerships, Comes with New Details

Now that the BMW i3 vehicle is already reaching the US dealerships in short orders, the car has yet to reveal more details concerning its high-tech tweaks. The BMW i3 in the US will be offered with a plug-in choice, coming with a range extender alongside a 1.9-gallon capacity gas [...]

by May 4, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i, Useful News
389 days ago
BMW i3 Reaching US First Costumer, Coming with EPA-rated 81-mile range

BMW i3 Reaching US First Costumer, Coming with EPA-rated 81-mile range

We cannot image the happy face of the first US customer that has recently received the keys of the BMW i3. The customer is Charles Rabie, a professor at Tufts University, who got the electric from the BMW`s dealership in Boston. Others will follow to get the long-expected BMW i3, [...]

by May 4, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i, Useful News
389 days ago
Drivers Get Behind BMW i3

Drivers Get Behind BMW i3, Choose to Buy It with Online Configurator

The driving of the BMW i3 might be a real life experience, but you would never feel it unless you are behind its wheel. BMW has decided to let some drivers test the i3, while observing their reaction along the way, through some cameras mounted in the electric vehicle. The [...]

by May 2, 2014 0 comments BMW Electric
391 days ago
BMW i3 Configurator

BMW i3 Configurator Already Online Comes with Advanced Features

The BMW has already launched the online configurator for its i3 model on its website, with the program revealing some interesting features. Now, on the German based automaker BMW`s configurator, you can customize your own i3, as it is so advanced, that it allows you to try any trim level [...]

by April 26, 2014 0 comments BMW i
397 days ago
BMW struggles to keep up with i3 demand

BMW struggles to keep up with i3 demand

The small BMW i3 is already available pretty much everywhere, and it managed to become a great success for the German car maker. Right now, the US market is under-supplied as demand has greatly exceeded expectations. To remedy this situation, BMW is planning to step up its production in order [...]

by April 16, 2014 0 comments BMW i
407 days ago
BMW i3 from 63,900 AUD in Australia

BMW i3 from 63,900 AUD in Australia

BMW has finally launched the price tags for the i3 electric in Australia, with the vehicle coming from 63,900 AUD. The BMW i3 can be now purchased at the starting price of 63,900 AUD after the model will be launched on the market in November this year. Along with the [...]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i
413 days ago
How carbon fiber is used on a BMW i3

How carbon fiber is used on a BMW i3

The BMW i3 electric city car was not just an EV from BMW, but an innovation for the whole automotive industry. Or, at least, that is what the German car maker kept saying ever since they announced it last year and, for the most part, they were spot on. One [...]

by April 3, 2014 0 comments BMW i, Manufacturing
420 days ago