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BMW i8 First Drive UK Review – Video

“BMW presented the new i8 hybrid supercar for the official UK launch at an event held in Mayfair, London. With two models on display I take a quick look around the car before jumping in for a test drive.” States the video’s description, Shmee150, a more popular YouTube star, gives…

8 hours ago by Mike Anthony 2

Time To Exit While The I3 Parks Itself

BMW i3 Parks Itself As Driver Exits Through Window – Video

Here’s a rather amusing YouTube video in which we see the BMW i3′s self-parking assist system in action. Romanian rally driver Vali Porcisteanu demonstrates the i3′s unique system by activating park assist, jamming the button (getting the button stuck in the down position) and exiting the vehicle through the window….

15 hours ago by Eric Loveday 12

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The BMW i8 Is Coming…To The UK – Video

In gearing up for the UK launch of the BMW i8, the German automaker released this brief video in which we hear the aural road of the i8′s 3 cylinder engine. Of note is that the i8′s three cylinder doesn’t actually make this swell noise, but rather it’s the result…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 0

We Caught Robert Healey, BMW's EV Infrastructure Manager Doing "Pump" Duties With His Company's New i DC Fast Charger At Plug-In 2014!

BMW Launches New Low Cost DC Fast Chargers From $6,458

Today from Plug-In 2014 in San Jose, BMW announced a new DC fast charging unit that can top up an all-electric i3 to 80% in about 30 minutes. Why is that significant? Well, acquiring and setting up a conventional DC fast charger is a very daunting proposition.   They are traditionally…

3 days ago by Jay Cole 75

BMW i3 Out In The Country

BMW i3 A Country EV?

If you listen to BMW marketing, they’ll have you convinced that the only place to really experience the full benefits of the i3 is to drive it in a city environment. Pretty much every description they offer for the i3 includes how it’s a car made for the Megacities of…

3 days ago by Tom Moloughney 11

BMW i3 Will Shock You

BMW i3 Will Shock You – Video

Not literally. “The BMW i3 will “SHOCK” you with how good it is for a city commuter.” Writes the BMW i3 reviewer seen in this video. The reviewer continues: “Maybe I was too quick to judge but this car is pretty impressive for what it is.  Its roomy and the…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 21