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BMW Sold A Record 13,271 Plug-In EVs In December, 103,080 In 2017

The BMW Group once again improved its monthly record of plug-in electric vehicle sales in December, achieving 13,271 deliveries (up 79.5% year-over-year) – significantly more than the previous high set in November (11,710). The share of plug-in vehicles to total BMW light passenger sales volume reached a new record of 5.7%. Last…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 31

BMW i3, i8 Might Die A Slow Death

BMW i3 (i3s), i8 and the latest i8 Roadster could end their lives without next-generation replacements, according to media reports. The German manufacturer launched its BMW i subbrand as dedicated plug-in models, unlike many other carmakers who preferred conversions of existing models. Then, BMW began to develop tons of plug-in…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 35

BMW Sold Record 11,710 Plug-In Electric Cars In November

BMW Group has set a new monthly sales record for plug-in electric vehicles in November at 11,710 deliveries, which is almost one thousand more than its previous record set in September. The growth year-over-year now stands at 63.5%. Moreover, the share of plug-ins to total sales hit a new high of 5.3%!…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 21

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…

3 months 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,…

4 months 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…

5 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…

7 months ago by Mark Kane 18