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BMW i8 From Production To Delivery – Video

Now that deliveries of the BMW i8 are taking place in several countries around the globe (including in the U.S.), BMW is proud to present a quick video on the i8 from start of producit0on to delivery of the finished plug-in hybrid. “The BMW i8 from production to delivery.” It’s…

5 hours ago by Electric CarsTV 0

Nissan LEAF Versus BMW i3

BMW i3 Versus Nissan LEAF

The debate of choosing between the BMW i3 and the Nissan LEAF is alive and well. First, there are many similarities and differences between the two vehicles as pointed out by GazetteLive in the UK. Both the i3 and the LEAF have about the same charging times of 7-8 hours (Euro wall…

5 hours ago by Mike Anthony 16

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BMW i3 – A No Compromise Plug-In Vehicle? – Video

From Canada, we present this BMW i3 review. As Auto Focus Canada states, it’s not a pretty vehicle, but its looks matter not once you’re behind the wheel. The reviewer praises the i3′s lively steering and discusses the i3′s exceptionally strong regenerative braking. In addition, she notes how roomy the…

2 days ago by Electric CarsTV 21

BMW i8 Supplier Inofgraphic

BMW i8 Supplier List

Automotive News brings us an infographic that shows the full list of suppliers for the new BMW i8. BMW’s first hybrid sportscar is one of the most technologically advanced cars on the market and it comes with no surprise that an extensive list of parts suppliers were contracted by BMW…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 1

BMW i3 - Click To Enlarge

Wallpaper Wednesday – BMW i3

On this Wallpaper Wednesday, we present the BMW i3. This particular i3 is a European version BEV in Solar Orange. Click to enlarge up to full resolution of 2,048 by 1,080. If the background of the image above isn’t to your liking, then perhaps you’d rather use the i3 wallpaper…

2 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 1

CFRP No Match For Jaws Of Life

Jaws Of Life Tear Apart Carbon Fiber BMW i3 – Video

Germany’s ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club) demonstrates in this video how the jaws of life can tear through and open up the BMW i3: Via Google Translate from German: “Cutting and spreading tools of rescue workers also work in a car made ​​of carbon-fiber (CFRP). This has proved together with fire…

2 days ago by Electric CarsTV 6

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Onboard BMW i8 -Video

On the AutoTopNL channel we just found a BMW i8 onboard video. This video is unique in that it’s just you, the car and road.  If you like to hear the engine purring along, then you’ll enjoy this video. Even in wet conditions, the i8 was able to easily reach…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 2

Model S Versus BMW i8

Edmunds – Tesla Model S Versus BMW i8 Comparison

Edmunds.com publishes its own comparison review of the BMW i8 and Tesla Model S. Previously, we saw MotorTrend delivering a similar article. *Editor’s Note: This post appears on BMWBLOG.  Check it out here. Here is an excerpt from the Edmunds review: What Kind of Performance Do They Deliver at the…

3 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 4

Model S Versus BMW i8

Motor Trend Comparison: Tesla Model S Versus BMW i8

MotorTrend takes the new 2014 BMW i8 and compares it against “the reigning green-car champ” high-performance, fully electric Tesla Model S P85+. The top-of-the-line P85 comes with with 416 hp, 443 lb-ft of torque at 0 rpm, some handling tweaks, a jumbo 85 kilowatt-hour battery pack rated at 265 miles…

4 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 28

BMW i3 Production

BMW i US Production Update

We are providing a quick update on BMW i US production figures for the month of July and August due to popular demand. As previously reported, the range-extended (REx) version of the i3 has been produced and sold in greater numbers than the all-electric trim (BEV). The ratio was 3:2 in…

4 days ago by George Betak 24

BMW i8 Replica

Full-Size BMW i8 Replica For Sale On eBay

Laurel BMW of Westmont, IL, is selling on eBay (link to auction here) a full scale replica of the new BMW i8. Ahead of its launch, most of the BMW i-certified dealerships around the country have received a full scale BMW i8 model to be showcased to customers. Made of…

6 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 14