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08/12/2013    9:00 AM
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Sneak preview look of the production BMW i8, via scale model.

08/08/2013    10:30 AM
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Videos showing the process behind testing and fine tuning the aerodynamics of the BMW i8 hybrid electric sports car.

Interview with Holger Winkelmann, Head of Aerodynamic BMW Group, about the i8′s aerodynamics.

08/07/2013    3:30 PM
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Autoblog also shares their impressions from a first drive of the BMW i8 hybrid sports car.

08/07/2013    11:30 AM
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Autocar has posted a first drive review of the exciting new BMW i8 hybrid electric sports car. Is the car all it’s cracked up to be? Read on…

08/07/2013    10:45 AM
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BMW i continues to forge ahead with the introduction of customer-friendly electromobility services in the UK, forming a partnership with Schneider Electric. The partnership sees Schneider Electric become, not only the manufacturer of the BMW i Wallbox, but also the recommended installer.

This collaboration will allow Schneider Electric to work closely with the BMW i Sales Agents and customers, providing home surveys, supply and installation of the charging point, as well as offering maintenance and comprehensive support. The installation package will be provided by Schneider Electric but managed by BMW and can be customised to meet customers

08/06/2013    6:35 PM
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At a driving event at the BMW Group’s Miramas test track in France, the BMW i presented a prototype of its second production vehicle, the BMW i8. BMW i is synonymous with visionary mobility concepts and a new definition of premium quality that is strongly focused on sustainability. Following the world debut of the first production model, the BMW i3, the BMW Group’s next step will be to extend this revolutionary answer to the future challenges facing personal mobility to the sports car segment in the BMW i8. This plug-in hybrid model is the most progressive sports car of our time, extending the basic BMW i philosophy of sustainability to a new vehicle segment.

The BMW i8 fulfills the promise of The Ultimate Driving MachineTM in … CONTINUED

08/05/2013    7:00 AM
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Some more BMW i3 videos for your consumption. Jacob Benoit, head designer of the BMW i3 talks about the car and gives a walk-through of the vehicle. Also some extra B-roll footage from the NYC debut of the i3.

The BMW i3 will be making its world public debut at the IAA Frankfurt auto show in September. It will go on sale in the US market in the second quarter of 2014 and starts with a base MSRP of $41,350, before any federal or state incentives, and before Destination & Handling fee.

08/02/2013    12:00 PM
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BMW will take the concept of driving pleasure to the next level at this year’s IAA International Motor Show: Visitors to the show will be able to experience the endless driving pleasure of the new BMW models on an almost 300-metre-long track over three levels. In this way, BMW is putting a new spin on the tradition it started in 2009 with its active driving concept for shows. Visitors to the IAA enjoy impressive views of the new products from every angle. The combination of motor show and event, international vehicle premieres and unique stand architecture ensures that the BMW Group brand presentation is a 360°, all-round experience for every IAA visitor.

Steven Althaus, head of Brand Management BMW and Marketing Services BMW Group, on this … CONTINUED

07/31/2013    4:30 PM
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What could a modified BMW i3 look like? Our resident photoshop gurus have already gotten to work and here’s a first idea.