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BMW i3 app calculates range, finds public charging stations

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
The BMW i3 electric four-door comes with a host of special Internet-based services that make it easier to calculate the car's available range and find charging stations.... Read More »

 

BMW's i team: No rules, new segment

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
BMW set sustainability and technology targets early on for the i3 compact because research showed that potential buyers wanted more than just an electric car.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BMW i3 makes massive media gains

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2013
The BMW i3 is a big Web winner. The electric car's Frankfurt auto show debut led to huge increases in coverage via online news stories, Twitter posts and blog mentions.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BMW i3 makes massive media gains

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2013
The BMW i3 is a big Web winner. The electric car's Frankfurt auto show debut led to huge increases in coverage via online news stories, Twitter posts and blog mentions.... Read More »

 

BMW considers boosting EV production on strong early demand for i3

Oct. 15, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW is considering a production increase for the i3 electric car after early demand for the model exceeded the automaker's expectations.... Read More »

 

BMW mulls boosting EV production on strong early demand for i3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2013
BMW is considering a production increase for the i3 electric car after early demand for the model exceeded the automaker's expectations.... Read More »

 

BMW rejects claims of spying on Bollore EV technology in France

Sept. 18, 2013 06:15 CET
BMW disputes claims that subcontractors working for the automaker in France attempted to obtain information about rival Bollore's EV technology.... Read More »

 

Volkswagen aims electric Up at BMW i3

Sept. 4, 2013 16:46 CET
VW will target potential buyers of BMW's battery-powered i3 city car with an electric version of its Up minicar.... Read More »

 

GM stays bullish on Cadillac ELR pricing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
When General Motors executives unveiled the Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid in January, they telegraphed their plans for a lofty sticker price intended to convey exclusivity.... Read More »

 

i3 electric is BMW's eco-star

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
BMW, which brags about building the "ultimate driving machine," strove for ultimate sustainability with its i3 electric vehicle that goes on sale in the United States next spring. Not only is the i3 crammed with eco-friendly materials, it also requires fewer resources and less energy to produce than a conventional car, BMW says.... Read More »

 

BMW sees U.S., UK, Germany as top markets for i8

Aug. 9, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW has a good idea where it will sell the majority of its new i8 plug-in hybrid supercars. “The U.S. will be by far the largest sales market for the i8,” the car's product manager, Hendrik Wenders, said. In Europe, he sees the top markets being the UK, Germany and France.... Read More »

 

BMW's Willisch: i3 will 'tilt our image'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
The tall, four-seat compact -- the first car in BMW's i subbrand -- will be marketed as a showpiece of innovation... Read More »

 

BMW aims to be technology leader with i3 electric car

July 29, 2013 10:34 CET
BMW staked its claim to be the technology leader among premium brands by launching the i3, the automaker's first all-electric car, at simultaneous events in London, New York and Beijing.... Read More »

 

BMW vows i3 EV will drive, handle like ultimate driving machine

8:30 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
BMW says the i3 electric car unveiled today will set new benchmarks for environmentally-friendly materials while still performing like a BMW. BMW is the first luxury brand to develop a dedicated electric car family with its own architecture and drivetrain.... Read More »

 

For BMW, i3 hatchback is mark of electric car confidence

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2013
Costly gamble or in tune with the public mood? BMW is set to launch its first all-electric car, hoping to stir demand for a pricey luxury model just as some other producers hit hurdles in selling electric propulsion.... Read More »

 

BMW's i3 hatchback is mark of electric car confidence

July 26, 2013 20:31 CET
BMW will unveil the i3, its first all-electric car, on Monday, hoping to stir demand for an expensive luxury model just as some other makers hit hurdles in selling battery-powered vehicles.... Read More »

 

BMW will invest in electric car charging company

July 25, 2013 14:28 CET
BMW plans to invest in Chargemaster, a UK provider of EV charging services. Under the deal, both companies will develop a public charging network for BMW electric car owners across the UK.... Read More »

 

BMW prices i3 electric car below expectations to help fuel demand

July 22, 2013 09:24 CET
BMW will sell the battery-powered i3 city car at a lower-than-expected base price to encourage demand for its first electric vehicle as the automaker aims to keep rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz at bay.... Read More »

 

MICHAEL SPECHT

How does the BMW i3 drive? Wow!

7:44 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
With the i3, BMW has succeeded in building an electric car that offers the brand's driving dynamics.... Read More »

 

BMW expects China to surpass U.S. as its top market

July 10, 2013 15:19 CET
BMW said China will probably surpass the United States as its top national market in 2013 as the brand enters more communities and wins buyers with the 5-series sedan. BMW expects China's premium auto segment to increase 7 percent this year.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

BMW confident its EV will be a hit

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2013
Strong consumer interest in BMW AG's upcoming i3 electric compact car makes the company confident that its first EV will be a game-changer in the segment, sales boss Ian Robertson said.... Read More »

 

Small BMW team rethought electric cars for huge cities

May 23, 2013 06:01 CET
Nearly six years ago, BMW's Project i began to position the automaker for the future. Project i chief Ulrich Kranz explained how the idea of a carbon-body car for megacities emerged from his team.... Read More »

 

BMW's Reithofer tells Germans to embrace EVs

May 15, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer told his fellow Germans to set aside their worries and embrace EV technology as the carmaker gears up to launch the i3 electric city car.... Read More »

 

CARS & CONCEPTS

BMW plans to price i3 near 3 series

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 6, 2013
BMW's i3 electric car will be priced at about $40,000, or roughly the same as a well-equipped 3-series sedan, says Ludwig Willisch, CEO of BMW of North America.... Read More »

 

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