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BMW Sold Over 9,400 Plug-Ins In October, Up 60%

In October, the BMW Group wasn’t able to repeat its best-ever, 5-digit September result, but it still did fairly well nonetheless. In total, 9,405 plug-in BMW i Series, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electrics were sold. That works out to a gain of 60.3% year-over-year, and also enabled the company to hit plug-in share of…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 14

BMW Sold More Than 10,700 Plug-In EVs In September

After a few ‘near-misses’, the BMW Group has finally broken into 5-digits for sales of plug-in electric vehicles in a single month, clearly sending a statement that it is a driving force in the industry behind the technology. Total plug-in sales from the manufacturer amounted 10,786 vehicles (from the BMW i,…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 5

BMW’s Surprise At Frankfurt Won’t Be The i5

Update: BMW announces its Frankfurt surprise is not the i5. [Update] A new teaser image of the concept slated to premiere at Frankfurt has emerged, showing the side profile in full to confirm our initial impression about it being different than the i5. Not only that, but BMW has revealed…

2 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 7

BMW i3 Batteries Powers Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Electric Boats

BMW’s batteries have found new application, besides powering plug-in cars and energy storage systems. The German company Torqeedo now offers BMW batteries in its electric boats. The Torqeedo high-performance Deep Blue electric drive systems uses a 33 kWh battery pack, offered for $31,999 plus shipping charges. The European site lists the pack…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 18

BMW Sold More Than 7,300 Plug-In Vehicles In May, Up 73%

BMW increased sales of its plug-in electric vehicles in May by 73.4% to 7,336 new deliveries. Year-to-date, total plug-in deliveries stands at 33,221 (up 80.6%). Comparing the e-sales to general BMW car sales, the plug-in share of the whole stands at more than 4.1%. This month, the BMW Group launched…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 8