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10/15/2013    9:40 AM
COMMENTS: 39

So far so good for the i3. BMW has over 8,000 orders and it’s not even in showrooms yet:

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), the world’s biggest maker of luxury vehicles, is considering a production increase for the i3 electric car after early demand for the model exceeded the automaker’s expectations.

Customers have reserved more than 8,000 of the compact city car, which will cost $41,350 in the U.S., even before the battery-powered model hits European showrooms next month, Chief Financial Officer Friedrich Eichiner said late yesterday.

“If demand holds, which is what it’s looking like, we will soon have to invest more,” he said at a press conference in Amsterdam. BMW expects to sell more than 10,000 of the i3 next year and “will adjust capacity … CONTINUED

10/10/2013    11:40 AM
COMMENTS: 33

The first drive reviews are in for the BMW i3 electric car and they are resoundingly positive so far.

Check out what Top Gear, Autocar and Autoexpress have to say about BMW’s first fully electric vehicle.

10/07/2013    8:30 AM
COMMENTS: 32

The BMW i3 arrives at UK dealerships – this one was at the Harold Wood BMW.

10/01/2013    8:00 AM
COMMENTS: 33

A BMW i3 was fully charged in under 30-minutes today at the first-ever public charging station in the US to offer the SAE Combo-Charging fast charging system. The public charging station is located at the Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego, CA. The optional fast charging system will enable the BMW i3 driver to charge their EV from a standard 110 volt outlet with a cord set, a 220 volt charging wallbox or public charging station and also from a DC Fast Charging public charging station all from the same charging inlet.

“The start of the public DC Combo Fast Charging Infrastructure installations in the US is a great base for the US launch of the new BMW i3, because it will offer our customers the … CONTINUED

09/23/2013    7:00 AM
COMMENTS: 6

Watch the entire production process behind the production of the BMW i3 electric car, as well as the ceremony held to celebrate the first one to roll off the assembly line at the Leipzig plant.

09/20/2013    4:56 PM
COMMENTS: 25

We’ve told you plenty about the impressive track built inside the BMW hall at the 2013 Frankfurt IAA auto show, now see it in action with i3 and M models.

09/19/2013    11:26 AM
COMMENTS: 10

Accessories that make a sustainable impression. The BMW i Collection.

Munich. Take a look at what we refer to as the i-edition of the new BMW Lifestyle Collection: the BMW i Collection. Its accessories, which will be launched in October 2013, are characterized by clear design and the responsible handling of resources. The BMW i Collection is inspired by the ideas behind the BMW i-concept. If it applies to the vehicles, then it goes for the lifestyle products too – Solar Charger, Urban Mega Shopper or Laptop Bag: all of them are visionary and ecofriendly, urban and premium, everyday and elegant.

Materials: sustainable & modern.

Leather tanned using olive leaves and a felt-look fabric made from recycled PET – those are the exciting materials from which the BMW … CONTINUED

09/17/2013    10:30 AM
COMMENTS: 5

BMW head of design Adrian van Hooydonk and the i8 project manager Henrik Wenders talk about the BMW i cars from Frankfurt IAA 2013.

Video shot and produced by Jim Perry.

09/14/2013    8:00 PM
COMMENTS: 32

We have updated our photo gallery of the BMW i3 electric car, and added a video showing an on-board lap in the i3 as it goes around the track that’s been erected at the BMW Display at the Frankfurt IAA 2013.