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BMW i3 To Someday Be Powered By Hydrogen?

Rumormill: BMW Working On Fuel Cell i3

Latest rumor is that by 2016 BMW will launch a hydrogen-fueled version of its i3 with help from Toyota’s fuel cell technology. A source speaking to during a recent visit to the US, the Torrance California (USA) based National Manager Advanced Technology Vehicles intimated strongly that BMW would leverage…

14 hours ago by Inside EVs Staff 50

I took a whole half gallon and paid with cash

BMW i3 REx In Real-World Use

Today I got to experience the REx in the wild. What I mean by that is I actually needed it. I experienced the REx twice before but those were not when I needed it. One was driving around town and letting the battery drain low enough for the REx to…

3 days ago by Chris Neff 62

BMW i8 Key Fob

BMW i8 Key Fob Makes Official U.S. Debut

Some 8 months ago, we first reported on the BMW i8 key fob as being “awesomeness in your hand.” Now, with the first U.S. deliveries of the BMW i8 taking place this past Friday, we catch one more glimpse of this awesomeness. As BMWBLOG states: “The i8 key displayed here…

5 days ago by Eric Loveday 13

BMW i8s Ready For First U.S. Deliveries

BMW Delivers First US i8

BMW has officially made delivery of the first U.S. i8s. On Friday, “BMW delivered the first plug-in hybrid BMW i8 sport cars at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the world’s premier celebration of the automobile, in Carmel, California.” Actually, more than one i8 was delivered: Among the first group receiving a…

6 days ago by Eric Loveday 8

BMW i Line To Include i9?

BMW i9 Coming In 2016

For BMW’s 100th birthday,the revealing of a plug-in supercar is reportedly planned. According to Auto Motor und Sport, BMW will reveal its i9 plug-in hybrid in 2016 to celebrate the automaker’s 100 years of existence. Auto Motor und Sport says that it obtained information from insiders.  This info suggests that…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 13

Samsung SDI battery cells

BMW Looking To Share Samsung SDI Battery Technology?

Or not? A rather odd bit of news made the rounds recently in which it was claimed that “To gain economies of scale, BMW is open to sharing with rival automakers the electric-vehicle battery cell technology it co-developed with Samsung SDI.” That’s per Automotive News, who adds: BMW purchasing boss…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 10