2012 BMW ActiveE  -  Driven in Monterey, February 2012

2012 BMW ActiveE: First Drive

If you’ve driven a Nissan Leaf, you’ll agree that while the near-instantaneous torque provided by its electric motor system from standstill can be intoxicating in itself at first, the Leaf is SO not a performance car. With soft, Prius-like dynamics and Prius-like looks, the Leaf appeals... read more

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BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE Electric Vehicle: New Details, Images

The future is electric, and BMW knows it as well as anyone despite the fact that the only EVs put out by the company have thus far been limited-distribution, lease-only... read more February 10, 2011 by

BMW ActiveE 1-Series Coupe spy shots

Spy Shots: BMW ActiveE 1-Series Coupe

These are the first spy shots of the internal control and power electronics of the BMW ActiveE 1-Series Coupe, due for limited leasing and field trials next summer. The... read more December 9, 2010 by

2009 BMW Concept ActiveE

BMW Announces Markets For ActiveE Electric 1-Series Trials

The next stage of BMW’s electric vehicle rollout program is about to commence, with the automaker announcing today markets that will participate in the 1-Series ActiveE... read more September 23, 2010 by

2009 BMW Concept ActiveE

BMW Concept ActiveE: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Preview

In March of 2008 BMW first announced plans to establish a new research division called “Project i,” whose task would be to develop a number of solutions for a... read more December 16, 2009 by


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