Showing posts in the category of BMW i

Is BMW Planning A 9-Series Coupe And An i6 Electric Sedan?


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Talk about BMW producing a range-topping model to sit above the existing 7-Series certainly isn't new. Long tipped to revive the 8-Series name, such a car seems all but confirmed and in a report from Automobile Magazine, it seems such a model is closer than ever to becoming a reality.

BMW Allegedly Confirms Leaked Patents, Says It’s A Research Vehicle


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We have some fresh news on a set of leaked BMW patent images, purportedly sourced from China. The car pictured in the renders lacks an exhaust pipe and assumptions were made that this will be third member of the “i” family, the so-called i5.

Leaked Patent Images Hint At New BMW “I” Concept


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Several patent images revealing what seems to be a future BMW Concept have ended up online.

Unique Showroom Dedicated To BMW i Models Opens In Japan


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We all know BMW’s “i” brand is strong, but it seems that its unique eco nature could make it a standalone marque.

BMW Stays On As FIA Formula E Official Vehicle Partner


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As the second Formula E season gets underway in Beijing on October 17, BMW will be on hand once again as official vehicle partner.

BMW Boss Says There Is Space For A New i Model


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BMW CEO Harald Krueger said that the German company could slot a new model between the i3 and i8 models.

BMW i Develops Drive Unit Swing Arm For Heisenberg XF1 E-Bike


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Besides developing alternative drive vehicles like the i3 and i8, BMW i has the function of an incubator for innovation within the BMW Group.

One of the projects the company has been working on, the patent for a drive unit swing arm, is entering production at the HNF eBike factory after development in collaboration with BMW Research and Technology.

Is BMW Going To Build An Electric Crossover To Rival Tesla's Model X In South Carolina?


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A new report indicates BMW is working on an electric crossover to rival the upcoming Tesla Model X and an already confirmed Audi Electric Crossover that will be previewed this year.

BMW i8 Shows Up Wearing Yellow Highlights


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Here is yet another BMW i8 rocking a unique look on the ever-popular BMW Abu Dhabi showroom floor. Interesting color combo, don't you think?

BMW Rolls Out Apple Watch App For i3 And i8


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Shortly after Porsche's announcement earlier today, BMW released its own app for the highly anticipated Apple Watch.

BMW CEO Pushes German Government To "Pick Up Pace" in Support of EVs


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BMW Group CEO Norbert Reithofer thinks politics can greatly influence sales of their i3 model and urges Germany to catch up to Northern Europe and California in terms of EV infrastructure.

New BMW i Model in the Works; Here After 2020


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We wonder what sort of vehicle BMW’s i division is cooking up for the year 2020. The fact that a third i model will be added to the range has reportedly been confirmed by BMW’s research and development boss, Klaus Froehlich.

BMW iM Study Puts The "M" Into Plug-in Hybrid Equation


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Knowing how much the BMW Group loves expanding into new segments these days, it would be more surprising if they didn't develop a second PHEV, or maybe even a pure-electric sports car, after the i8.

BMW Group Reporting Yet Another Sales Growth


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After selling no fewer than 142,154 cars in January this year, the BMW Group did even better in February, delivering a total of 151,952 vehicles, an increase of 7,6% compared to the same month last year.

BMW Allegedly Looking To Target Tesla Model S With i5/i7 Saloon


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It's rumor mill time! And this time, it's about BMW expanding its 'i' range with 2018-bound Tesla Model S rivaling Plug-in Hybrid saloon - with a potential Frankfurt concept coming in September.

BMW Group Sales Up 7% For January 2015


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After delivering more than 2 million cars in 2014, the BMW Group is still on a roll with 142,154 cars sold in the first month of the new year.

Stylish BMW i3 Spot Illustrates its Assistance Services


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You know what? The BMW i3 is a stylish car. It's small, it's meant to be driven mostly in the city, not quite a long distance cruiser, but historically it's already a very important car.

BMW M Division Not Quite Ready To Take Electric Path


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If you're going for building a hypercar nowadays, you better make sure it's a hybrid, just like the McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari or the Porsche 918 Spyder. As for sports cars, it's a whole different story.

Future BMW 3-Series Could Help Start EV Revolution


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BMW is getting ready to re-engineer the way they build cars, focusing on developing all-wheel drive plug-in hybrids and possibly electric vehicles for their entire range in the future.

BMW Group Confident of Increased Sales in 2015


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The BMW Group had a great year. In fact, 2014 was their fourth consecutive year in which they registered record sales, and they look forward to seeing further sales growth in 2015.