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BMW i3

BMW i3 – A No Compromise Plug-In Vehicle? – Video

From Canada, we present this BMW i3 review. As Auto Focus Canada states, it’s not a pretty vehicle, but its looks matter not once you’re behind the wheel. The reviewer praises the i3′s lively steering and discusses the i3′s exceptionally strong regenerative braking. In addition, she notes how roomy the…

3 hours ago by Electric CarsTV 8

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Wallpaper Wednesday – BMW i3

On this Wallpaper Wednesday, we present the BMW i3. This particular i3 is a European version BEV in Solar Orange. Click to enlarge up to full resolution of 2,048 by 1,080. If the background of the image above isn’t to your liking, then perhaps you’d rather use the i3 wallpaper…

6 hours ago by Inside EVs Staff 1

CFRP No Match For Jaws Of Life

Jaws Of Life Tear Apart Carbon Fiber BMW i3 – Video

Germany’s ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club) demonstrates in this video how the jaws of life can tear through and open up the BMW i3: Via Google Translate from German: “Cutting and spreading tools of rescue workers also work in a car made ​​of carbon-fiber (CFRP). This has proved together with fire…

7 hours ago by Electric CarsTV 5

BMW i3 Production

BMW i US Production Update

We are providing a quick update on BMW i US production figures for the month of July and August due to popular demand. As previously reported, the range-extended (REx) version of the i3 has been produced and sold in greater numbers than the all-electric trim (BEV). The ratio was 3:2 in…

2 days ago by George Betak 24

BMW i3

1,378 BMW i3s Sold In First Half Of 2014 In Germany

Range anxiety still rules That’s the headline from a recent eagleAID article in which AID states: “Most BMW i3s in Germany now equipped with range-extender engine.” The sales breakdown isn’t that important to us (yes, the REx version accounts for over 50% of sales in Germany).  However, the low level…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 22

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…

6 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 59

Nissan LEAF Versus BMW i3

BMW i3 Versus Nissan LEAF

AutoExpress UK compares the new BMW i3 against the current EV industry leader, Nissan Leaf. Worldwide, Nissan Leaf is already the best-selling electric car in history, with more than 110,000 sold globally since December 2011. The BMW i3 went on sale earlier this year and BMW is currently working at…

1 week ago by Inside EVs Staff 23

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…

1 week ago by Chris Neff 62