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The 2017 BMW i3 gets an upgraded 33.4 kWh battery, good for 114 miles of range

BMW Considers Building Electric Car Factory In Thailand

A battery factory, to be precise. Automotive News Europe reports the following: “BMW Group is considering building a factory to produce batteries for plug-in hybrid vehicles in Thailand, the country’s industry minister said.” “Construction was likely to start in the middle of next year with an investment of 2 billion…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 9

BMW i8 Spyder Prototype

BMW i8 Spyder Prototype On The Nurburgring – Video

At first, it’s not immediately evident that this is the Spyder version. However, upon closer inspection of the top of the car, it’s clear that this isn’t a standard i8. Video description (via YouTube/Supercarsfromeu): “This video features a BMW i8 SPYDER spied testing on the Nurburgring.” Some specs, background info,…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 1

BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance

BMW Unveils X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid In China

BMW, together with its Chinese JV partner Brilliance, unveiled a new standard for terrible automotive naming plug-in hybrid – the BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance from the 2016 Chengdu Motor Show. It’s a compact luxury SUV, which will be manufactured by BMW Brilliance in China, and sold only in China. Although we have…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

BMW 225xe iPerformance Active Tourer

BMW 225xe iPerformance Active Tourer Review – Video

Truly, the BMW 225xe iPerformance Active Tourer has one of the longest name in the industry…although not the most annoying, that is reserved for its sister-car, the BMW X5 xDrive40e. Name withstanding, it’s for sure one of the best looking plug-in hybrid models around, and its a plug-in which can handle…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 15