BMW Invests in Electric Vehicle Charging Network

BMW Invests in Electric Vehicle Charging Network
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Despite its limited involvement with EVs so far, BMW is reaffirming its commitment to electric cars by investing in Coulomb Technologies: a company that controls the world’s largest online charging network. Continue Reading...

2012 BMW ActiveE – The 1-Series Goes Electric

2012 BMW ActiveE – The 1-Series Goes Electric
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Ahead of the Geneva show, BMW has unveiled their first electric vehicle, the ActiveE: a 1-Series coupe that’s good for 170 horsepower, 184 pound-feet of torque, and 100 miles on a single charge. This gives the ActiveE a 0-60 time good for nine seconds. And BMW says the batteries can be fully charged in four… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2010: BMW Concept Active E Presented at Detroit Auto Show

Detroit 2010: BMW Concept Active E Presented at Detroit Auto Show
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BMW introduced its 1-Series Coupe-based Active E electric vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Powered by newly developed lithium-ion batteries, the Active E has a claimed power output of 170 hp with 184.4 ft-lb. of torque. As per BMW tradition, the Active E is rear-wheel drive, testing an early version of… Continue Reading...

Detroit Preview: BMW Concept ActiveE

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Detroit Preview: BMW Concept ActiveE
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***See AutoGuide’s LIVE 2010 Detroit Auto Show Coverage Here*** BMW will introduce a new electric concept model based on the 1 Series Coupe at the Detroit Auto Show. The BMW Concept ActiveE will follow the MINI E as the second stage of BMW’s electric vehicle development program. BMW has begun development of a trial fleet… Continue Reading...