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BMW Sold Over 62,000 EVs in 2016, Target For 2017 Is 100,000

BMW sold about 7,000 plug-in electric cars in December, as the complete tally for the year finished with just over 62,000 sales being made. Given that total worldwide BMW sales in 2016 amounted to 2,003,359 light vehicles sold, the plug-in market share stood at an impressive 3.1% globally. With seven plug-in models, and two…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 39

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BMW i3 Tops EV Sales Chart In Europe

Complete sales figures for the whole of Europe usually lag behind by a month or two, but now that we have full results for November 2016, we can declare the BMW i3 the overall winner for plug-in vehicle sales Europe-wide in November. The figures come to us via BMWBLOG: “For…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 0

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German Environment Minister Buys A Tesla Model S

It is very uncommon for Germany’s government officials to drive anything but German-made automobiles. The auto industry is key for the country, and it doesn’t seem to appreciate competition. Despite this, Johannes Remmel, a German Environment Minister, abandoned norms, and picked up a Tesla Model S for himself. Public notice and disfavor of…

3 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 19

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Updated BMW i8 Coming With More HP On Tap

We all know that the BMW i3 got a new, upgraded battery this year (94 Ah/33 kWh). This follows earlier reports that both the i3 and the i8 would get updates going into 2017. Now, it’s the i8’s turn. The facelifted BMW i8 will see a powertrain upgrade, which will account…

3 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 19

BMW i3 (wallpaper 4K UHD 3840 x 2500+)

BMW Targets 100,000 Plug-In Vehicle Sales In 2017

BMW has more plug-in vehicles offerings than any other automaker in the world (yes, the majority are short electric range PHEVs), but the German automaker hasn’t been too thrilled by the total sales volumes of most of these plug-ins to date. However, BMW CEO Harald Krueger says that sales have steadily…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 16

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2016 BMW 330e iPerformance Sport Test Drive Review

The BMW 330e iPerformance was well received by Autocar, but as in case of many other markets, the 330e in the UK is in relatively short supply. Overall, the 330e is deemed superior to the BMW 330d or 330i offerings – and is priced less expensive as well (when including the government’s £2500…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 25