BMW to increase ‘BMW i’ electric vehicle production by 54%

BMW announced this week a more than €300 million expansion of its Leipzig factory, which will enable an annual production capacity increase by “approx. 100,000 units.”It will include a 54%...

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The Majority of BMW Customers That Went Hybrid or Electric Won't Return to Gas Only

(REPOST: TopSpeed)Although BMW built its reputation on offering sporty, luxurious gas-burners and diesels, the future involves bigger batteries and electric motors.

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(REPOST: InsideEVs)First off, the 33.2 kWh battery that became available in 2017 makes the i3 a real 100-mile EV. While that may not exactly be considered anything special for 2018, when there are...

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BMW electric cars hit 100,000 sales target

(REPOST: Reuters)BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW (BMWG.DE) said on Monday it had hit its target of selling 100,000 electric cars this year around the world, benefiting from strong demand in western Europe...

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BMW considering electric SUV as manufacturers invest in future mobility

(REPOST:Autovista Group)German manufacturers are ramping up their plans to introduce electric vehicles (EVs) to their fleets with new investment and model plans surfacing as companies look to move...

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Getting a Ride in a BMW i8

Last week I had my first ride in a BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid sports car, and was pretty impressed.

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New battery farm will power production and grid at BMW Leipzig plant

(REPOST: Autovista Group)

BMW has commissioned a battery storage farm on the grounds of its plant in Leipzig, where second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries can feed electricity grids through...

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Major Milestone: BMW i3 #100,000 Rolls Off Assembly Line

(REPOST: Inside EVs)

BMW has just reached the ‘coming of age’ milestone of producing it 100,000th i3 from the company’s assembly facility in Leipzig, Germany. The i3 has been produced there since...

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