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Today, BMW officially premiered the new, 60-second spot for the all-electric BMW i3 that will air during the first quarter of NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. After a 4-year hiatus, BMW will be returning to the big game with “Newfangled Idea,” featuring ... CONTINUED
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At the 2015 Washington Auto Show, two of the top automakers, BMW of North America and Volkswagen of America, together with ChargePoint, the largest electric vehicle charging network, announced an initiative to create express charging corridors along heavily-traveled routes on the East and West Coasts. Designed to increase ... CONTINUED
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For reasons unknown, BMW has advertised the US i3 as having 1.9 gallon fuel tanks instead of 2.4 gallons as they have in Europe. Seems that this is in reality not the case. i3 in both markets actually have the same fuel tank capacity, but BMW has programmed ... CONTINUED
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Here is the first "Frozen Yellow" BMW i8 by JD Customs in the Netherlands
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BMW is increasing the US allocation of i8s by over 1000 for 2015, but that reportedly still will not be enough to fill the demand. To accomplish this, they plan to reduce the number of i3s. Ludwig Willisch, CEO of BMW of North America, has said that the wait ... CONTINUED
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Today, BMW announced plans to feature the all-electric BMW i3 in a 60-second spot during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. After a 4-year hiatus, BMW will be returning to the big game with a commercial during the first quarter.
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Here is another interview with new BMW M head, Fraciscus van Meel, by CAR, which provides us some more insight into the new M CEO's philosophies and outlook on the M brand. On whether there is a possibility of a BMW i8 M model: ‘I can see a marrying of ... CONTINUED
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We knew the i8 was in high demand (relative to supply) and certain dealers were listing them for a premium price above MSRP, but this one takes the cake. Irvine BMW recently managed to sell an i8 for a $100,000 "market adjustment." This is one buyer who would ... CONTINUED
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Found this info in German magazine Autobild:http://www.autobild.de/artikel/bmw-i...6-5524821.htmlA 100 year anniversary edition based on the i8 built in 100 examples. Stronger e-motor and 2l 4 cyl instead of the 1,5l 3 cyl engine. Originally planned to be developed by ... CONTINUED
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You've seen the launch comparison, now watch as Steve Sutcliffe of Autocar takes the M4 versus the i8 around the track.
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Intelligent, proactive charging to reduce overall running costs of electric vehicles. The BMW Group is a leading innovator in the field of electric mobility and battery charging technology. Jointly with Californian energy provider Pacific Gas and Electric Utility Service (PG&E), BMW i will launch an 18-month pilot project under ... CONTINUED
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Powered by high-voltage EV batteries, the first premium all-electric vehicle – the BMW i3 – and the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car can be driven with zero tailpipe emissions. As a fast and simple solution for battery charging via a hardwired connection, BMW i offers the Wallbox. ... CONTINUED
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Not only is the BMW i3 the first ever premium electric car, but thanks to its standard built-in SIM card it also stands out for its unprecedented level of connectivity. Even today, the BMW i Remote app allows various functions of the BMW i3 to be remote controlled ... CONTINUED
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Engineers from Munro & Associates show some of the innovations in the BMW i3.
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Watch the BMW i8 drag race against the F82 M4 (manual transmission).
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Overview of the most important accolades awarded to BMW in 2014: Accolades bestowed by the World Car Awards: World Green Car of the Year for the BMW i3 World Car Design of the Year for the BMW i3 Engine of the Year for the BMW 3-litre straight six-cylinder petrol engine Accolades awarded by ... CONTINUED
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In its original configuration, the i3 had goal set for a charge rate over 7.0 kW. Unfortunately, owners reported problems with the KLE (onboard charger) with ultimate charger failure. To rectify the situation, BMW issued a software update to limit the charging rate to 4-5.5kW. Now, BMW has ... CONTINUED
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This is the story of Dirk Schulz, the first BMW i8 customer. He optioned the car when he saw the concept vehicle back in 2010. At that time he did not know the price or any technical data or even if the car will be produced.
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