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February 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

After finishing 2015 mostly flat, the US plug-in electric vehicle market entered February of 2017 having set monthly gains in 16 consecutive months, an impressive stat to be sure.  Of those 16 months, the last 8 months has seen sales really take off, averaging just over 50% per month. However, the very…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 51

BMW i8 Spyder Spied In The Snow

BMW i8 Spyder spied out of its element in the snow The top is still on here, but that makes sense given the frigid weather. After multiple concepts depicting the BMW i8 without a roof, the German automaker hasn’t hidden its intentions eventually to offer an open-top version. A new…

4 weeks ago by Chris Bruce 0

Fully Charged Reviews BMW 330e PHEV And Finds It Proper – Video

  Fully Charged recently reviewed the plug-in hybrid BMW 3-Series, which turns out to be a proper car for proper drivers for proper driving. It’s incredibly comfortable, quite quick and man, the doors are so much better than in other, non-premium cars. Unsurprisingly, pedal-to-the-metal acceleration lowers the 99 MPGe rating several…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Five Reasons To Buy A 2017 BMW i3 – Video

Some eight months ago, BMW revealed that the refreshed 2017 BMW i3 will get 94 Ah cells, which bumps battery capacity up to 33 kWh (from 22 kWh) and increases range substantially to 114 miles. Those models began to arrive in September…although inventory has been extremely thin ever since, as…

1 month ago by Electric CarsTV 40

BMW Claims New, Radical Battery Technology Coming … In 2026

BMW expects that around 2026 it will be able to introduce radically improved batteries – of the solid-state variety, which differ from the conventional lithium-ion cells of today by having solid electrolyte in place of liquid electrolytes. There is still apparently some 10 more years needed to finish research and test…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 39

Facelifted BMW i8 Coming In Spring 2018

According to our friends over at BMWBLOG, a new, refreshed BMW i8 will be shown sometime before the end of 2017 before going on sale in Spring 2018. BMWBLOG cites “our sources,” but doesn’t state how the sources are connected to BMW. However, the site is often right when it…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 6