Posts Tagged bmw

BMW i3 On Autoline

Autoline: BMW i3 Deep Dive – Video

The BMW i3 is the focus of this episode of Autoline After Hours.  Special guests John Kelly, BMW product manager, and Gary Witzenburg, freelance auto writer with previous connections to GM’s EV1 program, are on hand to discuss the i3. The i3 discussion is at the start of the video…

22 hours ago by Electric CarsTV 5


Next-Gen BMW M3 To Be A Plug-In Hybrid?

According to The Detroit Bureau, BMW is considering the future release of a plug-in hybrid M3 with 20 miles of all-electric range. It will not be any time soon as current generation was introduced in early 2014, while electrification would be subject to the next-generation somewhere around 2020. BMW would…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 8

BMW 2 Series 225e Active Tourer PHEV

First Drive: BMW 2 Series Active Tourer eDrive PHEV

The BMW 2 Series 225e Active Tourer PHEV (described earlier here) was recently tested by Autocar. For now, this is still a pre-production prototype, but is close to the final version that’s expected to launch in spring 2016. With AWD (petrol engine for the front wheels and electric motor for…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 24

Matte Orange BMW i8

Matte Orange BMW i8

When BMW launched the i8 last year, customers had the option to choose between four exterior colors: Ionic Silver, Protonic Blue, Crystal White and Sophisto Grey. The limited color palette has opened the door for aftermarket customizations starting with the most simple and inexpensive one: a vinyl wrap. This BMW…

6 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 1

BMW X1 Badge

BMW X1 Plug-In Hybrid Launching In 2016

BMW will add a new plug-in hybrid to its lineup next year. The newly unveiled BMW X1 will share the same drivetrain as the 2 Series Active Tourer hybrid. Likely to debut as the X1 xDrive30e, the hybrid will use a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine mated to an 88hp /…

6 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 14

BMW i3

Electric Car Interview With BMW CEO

BMW’s new CEO, Harald Krueger spoke exclusively with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung about the current state of BMW affairs and what’s coming in the future. Among many topics, the German outlet also talked about the relationship between BMW and Apple, and how will that play out in the future. The electric…

1 week ago by Inside EVs Staff 27

The 2015 Heisenberg XF1 e-bike

HNF eBike Makes Use Of BMW i Swing Arm

OK, get your geek-goggles (nerd noodles?) on, and take a look at this.  This is a floating swingarm design that allows the pedals, mid-drive and belt to all live in harmony and peaceful co-existence with each other, yet remain a moving swingarm suspension unit.  From the BMW press release: The…

3 weeks ago by Ted Dillard 12

It's As Simple As Plugging It In

BMW X5 xDrive40e – Charging Video

BMW releases a video highlighting the charging process of the new BMW X5 xDrive40e. The first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand is a Sports Activity Vehicle. With a total system output of 230 kW/313 hp generated by a four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology…

1 month ago by Inside EVs Staff 2