BMW Invests In Proterra E-Bus Maker, As Does Al Gore

BMW i Ventures, a corporate venture capital team founded by BMW Group in 2011, has invested in Proterra – the US electric bus manufacturer, which currently holds 60% market share in the North American electric transit market.  BMW i Ventures also owns a sizable chunk of public charging network – ChargePoint….

2 days ago by Mark Kane 3

BMW i3 Carbon Edition Launches

The fancy version is available strictly as an EV. The BMW i3 is on its way to receive a mid-cycle refresh, but apparently there’s still time to do yet another special variant of the outgoing version (see here, here, here, here, etc). This time around, the Carbon Edition is available…

6 days ago by Adrian Padeanu 14

2018 BMW i8 HP To Jump To 420

Set to be revealed by the end of the year. BMW is putting the finishing touches on the open-top i8, expected to arrive on the market next year. Meanwhile, the Bavarian company is also working on a refresh for the standard version of the hybrid sports car and, according to…

2 weeks ago by Anthony Karr 4

BMW i3s Coming To Frankfurt

It’s expected that at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show in September, BMW will unveil a facelifted i3 and also a new performance version – dubbed the i3S iPerformance. Unfortunately, the lithium battery inside the BMW will remain unchanged (33 kWh), but the powertrain will get about 20 hp more peak…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 33