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

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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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2018 BMW i3 and i3s – pricing, specs and release date

BMW's electric hatchback gains a sporty variant, as well as increased range and an upgraded infotainment system.

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Autonomous BMW i3 Video Walkaround

A quick walkaround video of an autonomous BMW i3 electric car I spotted at the CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle show 2017 at Millbrook. The autonomous tech is from Oxford Technical Solutions.

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Pioneer Spirit: 120 Miles by Electric Car

On Wednesday we had to travel to Birmingham for the Challenge Cup event. We left Northampton in my BMW i3 at about 11am. We went cross country and via the A14 to avoid the M1 roadworks.

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CENEX LCV 2017 Show - Part 2

There was a lot to see at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Show - I covered some of the displays before, particularly the larger vehicles shown outside. Here I'll cover some more starting with...

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