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2019 BMW i3, 2018 Paris auto show

2019 BMW i3 debuts with 42.2-KWH battery, 153-mile range

The 2019 BMW i3 starting production in November will benefit from a bigger battery capable of an estimated 153 miles of range, BMW confirmed Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. It will be the second time the automaker has upgraded the i3's battery since the electric car's 2014 launch. The last... read more

October 3, 2018 by
 
LAPD BMW i3

LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
2014 BMW i3 REx, Catskill Mountains, New York, Oct 2014

BMW sued over i3’s extended-range electric powertrain

BMW has been hit with a class action lawsuit regarding a potential issue afflicting the extended-range version of the automaker's i3 electric car. According to the suit... read more May 22, 2016 by


 
Stolen BMW i3 dashcam

Supposedly stolen BMW i3 dashcam video funny, but probably fake

Warning: This video contains some NSFW language. Let's get this one out of the way: This dashcam footage from the United Kingdom is potentially fake. That doesn't mean it... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW i3

2017 BMW i3 preview

BMW’s i3 broke new ground for the German automaker when it first hit the scene three years ago. The car remains unique in the market in that it combines a carbon... read more May 1, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW i3

BMW considering family-oriented i car above the i3

Update: An earlier version of this story claimed BMW i product chief Henrik Wenders confirmed plans for an i5. A BMW spokesperson reached out to Motor Authority and stated... read more March 10, 2016 by


 
BMW and Nissan electric car fast-charging station

BMW And Nissan Working On Nationwide EV Fast-Charging Network

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] famously became the first to introduce a network of fast-charging stations for its customers and offered the services for free, meaning owners of... read more December 22, 2015 by


 
BMW i3 Shadow Sport

BMW Unveils Shadow Sport Special Edition i3

Yesterday, BMW unveiled the latest entry to its electric car lineup, via live-streaming site Periscope, ahead of this week's 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Limited to just 50... read more November 17, 2015 by


 
LAPD Tesla Model S

LAPD Gets A Bit Greener With A Tesla Model S And BMW i3

Los Angeles is looking a bit greener today. No, it's not because the city's finally solved its ongoing (lack of) water issues. Instead, the LAPD is adding a whole bunch of... read more September 14, 2015 by


 
2015 BMW i3

BMW i3 And Mercedes-Benz C-Class Make Ward’s 2015 Best Interiors List

There was a time when having a decent interior in your car meant spending the big bucks. That’s not the case these days as interiors have become much more homogenized... read more April 17, 2015 by


 
Rinspeed Budii concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Rinspeed Budii Concept Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Geneva Motor Show: Video

Swiss design and engineering firm Rinspeed made it clear last year that its vision of driving in the future is an autonomous one, and that cars, rather than being a tool to... read more February 17, 2015 by


 
Scene from BMW’s ad for Super Bowl XLIX

BMW Highlights i3’s Inventiveness In Super Bowl Ad--With Some Celebrity Help: Video

For many people, Super Bowl ads are more important than the game itself, which is why car companies put so much effort into them. They may only last a few seconds, but... read more January 26, 2015 by


 
Self-parking BMW i3 ActiveAssist prototype, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW To Present Self-Parking Technology At 2015 CES

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, BMW gave us our first taste of its new ActiveAssist autonomous technology in the form of a 2-Series prototype that could... read more December 15, 2014 by


 
Rinspeed Budii concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Rinspeed Budii Is Your Friend On Wheels

Swiss design and engineering firm Rinspeed made it clear last year that its vision of driving in the future is an autonomous one and that cars, rather than being a tool to... read more December 9, 2014 by


 
2014 BMW i3

BMW Gives i3 A Boost With New $6,500 DC Fast Charger

Up until now, if you can claim being near a publicly available fast charger, you're probably among the fortunate few in a handful of major cities (or among a few... read more July 31, 2014 by


 
2014 BMW i3 range-extender EPA window sticker (Image: Tom Moloughney)

2014 BMW i3's EPA-Rated MPG And Range Revealed

The 2014 BMW i3 is quite unlike any other car BMW has produced in its history, and the same can be said of its efficiency figures. Those have now been revealed for the i3's... read more May 23, 2014 by


 
 

 
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