Showing posts in the category of BMW i3

Driving An EV Like BMW's i3 Through Europe On Electric Power Alone Is Still Not Practical


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While Tesla may offer fast charging stations all across western Europe thus facilitating long distance travel, when you have an EV from a different manufacturer, reaching your destination is more of a gamble.

IND Distribution Gives The BMW i3 A More Aggressive Look


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Even though the BMW i3 is a car that's best left alone from an exterior mods perspective, that doesn't mean it doesn't deserve to look a tiny bit more aggressive.

Polish Bank Turns BMW i3 Into Mobile ATM Machine


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Well, this is awkward. Then again, getting a BMW i3 to come to you via a smartphone app could save you a great deal of time.

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.

This Chinese EV BMW i3 Ripoff is Painful to Look At…


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The Chinese seem to love their small, electric city runabouts, especially when they’re styled like something much fancier from the West.

This little EV would not have been offensive at all if it didn’t come with a BMW i3 face, i3-esque rear lights and a Mercedes A- and B-Class-reminiscent rising side crease.

Budii Concept is Rinspeed's Redesigned BMW i3 [w/Video]


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The Budii is what you get if you give prolific Swiss designer and founder of Rinspeed, Frank M. Rinderknecht, the opportunity to reimagine the BMW i3.

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.

This is BMW's i3 Super Bowl XLIX TV Spot


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After a four-year absence, BMW returns to the Big Game with a TV ad for its i3 electric hatch titled "Newfangled Idea" that will air during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015.

BMW Demonstrates the i3's Self-Parking and Collision Avoidance Systems


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BMW has really been on a roll lately, showing the world a multitude of new technologies at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. These include an i3 concept featuring self-parking and a very complex collision avoidance system.

BMW Makes An i3 That Can Park Itself In A Parking Structure


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Driving up level after level in a multi-story parking structure could be a thing the past thanks to technology BMW is showing off at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show.

BMW’s New CEO Heralds Arrival of "New Era"


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Set to become one of the world’s youngest automaker bosses (in May of 2015), 49 year-old Harald Krueger, has a lot in store for when he takes over the reins at BMW.

He will take veteran CEO Norbert Rethofer’s place at the helm and according to Bloomberg, he will bring forth a “new era” for the manufacturer.

Rinspeed Previews BMW i3-Based Budii Autonomous Concept


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Swiss design company Rinspeed has released the first sketches of its project for the 2015 Geneva Auto Show, the Budii concept car.

BMW i3 Wins the Green Car of the Year 2015 Award


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A year after its launch in November 2013, the BMW i3 has already sold more than 12,000 units, which makes it the third best-selling all-electric model today. In fact, BMW concedes that demand exceeds even its own expectations.

The BMW i3 Portrayed as a Cheaper Premium EV


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Electric vehicles are still far from being mainstream, although the situation seems to be changing and picking up pace in that sense. You can now even buy premium EVs, like the familiar Tesla Model S, but if that’s too expensive and you still want something to show off to your friends, the BMW i3 is a cheaper option.

BMW i3 Stands No Chance Against Suzuki Swift Sport on Track


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The BMW i3 may have more power than a Suzuki Swift Sport (168 hp vs 135 hp), but it proved no match for it around a track when AutoExpress pitted the two against one another.

Parody Shows What Range Anxiety Feels Like in a BMW i3 vs Lexus CT


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Comedy website Funny or Die has released a five-minute video which pokes fun at the BMW i3’s limited driving range compared to what a Lexus CT200h hybrid has to offer.

BMW's Baby i3 EV Puts on a New Set of Alloy Shoes


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What's the easiest and most painless way to either improve or customize your ride's look?

Tuned BMW i3 EVO Looks the Part [91 Photos]


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Unless we've missed something, in which case you should go ahead and tell us, this is the first tuned BMW i3 we've seen in real life and not on paper.

Yes, The BMW i3 Can Handle A Race Track


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Thought the electric BMW i3 was far from the ultimate driving machine? Well, it's rear-wheel drive and it's on a track. This looks fun.