BMW Concept ActiveE

  • BMW ActiveE 1-Series Coupe spy shots

    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 markets for the initial roll-out have already been named. First shown as a concept at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, the ActiveE 1-Series uses a lithium-ion battery co-developed with SB-LiMotive to power its electric drivetrain. Performance is expected to approach the 8.5-second range for 0-60 mph runs, with a top speed of about 90 mph and a range of 100 miles. The battery pack is liquid cooled, and has its own management system...

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    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 field trial when it begins next summer. Just as they have for the initial MINI E trial, the New York metro market and the...

  • 2009 BMW Concept ActiveE
    BMW Planning Targeted U.S. Lease Program For ActiveE

    The ActiveE is an electric car based on the BMW 1-Series.

  • 2009 BMW Concept ActiveE
    BMW Concept ActiveE: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Preview

    BMW has released details of its ActiveE all-electric concept car, which is based on the 1-Series Coupe.

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