Posts Tagged BMW i3

German EV Sales Finally Gain Traction, Double In January

Plug-in electric car sales finally have shown some significant growth in Germany this past month. In January, 2,856 new cars were registered, which was 97% more than year ago, and one of the best results to date! Market share grew to 1.18% Encouraging is that both BEVs (all-electric vehicles) and PHEVs (plug-in…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 16

Updated BMW i3 Spotted Out Testing In First Spyshots

BMW’s electric subcompact is getting a makeover. With more than 100,000 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids sold since the i sub-brand was introduced in 2013, BMW plans to continue its electric onslaught into 2017 and beyond. In doing so, the company will introduce a new i8 Spyder – which was recently…

3 days ago by Jeff Perez 31

BMW i3 vs Chevrolet Bolt EV vs Renault ZOE Compared

World Auto Evolution released an interesting statistics-only comparison of three electric cars, the Renault ZOE, BMW i3 and Chevrolet Bolt EV – each pitted against the other. The first comparison is for the European market specifially: the Renault ZOE vs BMW i3.  Both models were deemed winners (ZOE for the mass market, i3…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 18

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 month ago by Eric Loveday 0

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…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 19