BMW i3

The Fast Lane Car Tests BMW i3 – Video

Here’s The Fast Lane Car’s review of the BMW i3 REx. “The 2015 BMW i3 is an electric car that can also be purchased with a range extending gasoline engine. In this TFLcar review Nathan and Emme spend a day living and testing BMW’s least expensive EV.” It’s worth point…

1 day ago by Electric CarsTV 10

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

August 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

If you have been a follower of plug-in vehicle sales in the United States this year, then you knew this month was coming – the bottom of the barrel as it were.   Compared to a year ago, August 2015 is EV sales-armageddon!  Put another way, with only the last inventory scraps of the first…

2 days ago by Jay Cole 36

BMW i3 And i8

Global BMW i Sales – July & YTD

In announcing its global sales figures for July, BMW issued an update on i sales, both for the month of July and YTD. Here are the worldwide sales figures for i vehicles. Note that BMW doesn’t break out i3 and i8 sales individually when reporting global numbers: “A total of…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 4

BMW i3 On Autoline

Autoline: BMW i3 Deep Dive – Video

The BMW i3 is the focus of this episode of Autoline After Hours.  Special guests John Kelly, BMW product manager, and Gary Witzenburg, freelance auto writer with previous connections to GM’s EV1 program, are on hand to discuss the i3. The i3 discussion is at the start of the video…

5 days ago by Electric CarsTV 7


Next-Gen BMW M3 To Be A Plug-In Hybrid?

According to The Detroit Bureau, BMW is considering the future release of a plug-in hybrid M3 with 20 miles of all-electric range. It will not be any time soon as current generation was introduced in early 2014, while electrification would be subject to the next-generation somewhere around 2020. BMW would…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 8

BMW 2 Series 225e Active Tourer PHEV

First Drive: BMW 2 Series Active Tourer eDrive PHEV

The BMW 2 Series 225e Active Tourer PHEV (described earlier here) was recently tested by Autocar. For now, this is still a pre-production prototype, but is close to the final version that’s expected to launch in spring 2016. With AWD (petrol engine for the front wheels and electric motor for…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 24

Matte Orange BMW i8

Matte Orange BMW i8

When BMW launched the i8 last year, customers had the option to choose between four exterior colors: Ionic Silver, Protonic Blue, Crystal White and Sophisto Grey. The limited color palette has opened the door for aftermarket customizations starting with the most simple and inexpensive one: a vinyl wrap. This BMW…

1 week ago by Inside EVs Staff 1

BMW X1 Badge

BMW X1 Plug-In Hybrid Launching In 2016

BMW will add a new plug-in hybrid to its lineup next year. The newly unveiled BMW X1 will share the same drivetrain as the 2 Series Active Tourer hybrid. Likely to debut as the X1 xDrive30e, the hybrid will use a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine mated to an 88hp /…

2 weeks ago by Inside EVs Staff 14