BMW ‘i’ Sub-Brand Debuts With Green Focus: i3 City Car and i8 Sports Car Teased

BMW ‘i’ Sub-Brand Debuts With Green Focus: i3 City Car and i8 Sports Car Teased
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BMW has confirmed that it will launch a new sub-brand of fuel efficient vehicles under the ‘i’ badge. Representing the greener side of the automaker’s portfolio, the i branded vehicles will focus on “sustainable vehicles and mobility solutions.” Set to hit the market in 2013, the first two models in the i lineup will be… 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...

BMW Megacity Electric Car Teased as Fist Mass-Produced Carbon Fiber Vehicle

BMW Megacity Electric Car Teased as Fist Mass-Produced Carbon Fiber Vehicle
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BMW has just released the first teaser sketches of its Megacity electric vehicle, which it claims will be the first mass-produced car to use complete carbon fiber construction. That’s right, not only will the body panels be made of the light-weight carbon fiber weave, but so will the entire structure. Up until now, the only… Continue Reading...

Report: BMW Confirms Megacity Electric Car Will Launch in 2013

Report: BMW Confirms Megacity Electric Car Will Launch in 2013
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The Ultimate Driving Machine is set to introduce the ultimate commuter vehicle, as BMW announced Wednesday that its new Megacity electric car will launch in 2013. BMW’s Megacity is set to be a revolutionary design, featuring a carbon monocoque chassis (similar to the McLaren F1 supercar), a rear-engine layout and aerodynamic exterior styling with carbon… Continue Reading...

Report: BMW Bringing Two New Small Cars to Market by 2014

Report: BMW Bringing Two New Small Cars to Market by 2014
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BMW is planning to bring two new small cars to market that will slot in under the current 1 Series, by 2014. According to Auto Motor und Sport, the first model is an electric city car (that BMW has already said is coming), which will use the electric motor shown in the ActiveE Concept (shown… Continue Reading...