Tag: BMW

Jan 21, 2020 - 10:26 pm

Channel Island Jersey installs first e-car club EVie

The British Channel Island Jersey now has its first electric car-sharing up and running. The service called EVie is starting with four vehicles and hopes to have 20 operating by the end of the year, expanding to 40 by the end of 2021.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 04:54 pm

EV charging infrastructure roll-out in Brazil

Brazil’s EV charging infrastructure is moving ahead with both public and private actors. Volvo, BMW and Portugal-based energy firm EDP are among them, along with Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Siemens, ABB and Electric Mobility Brazil from Sao Paulo.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 02:36 pm

GKN Automotive and Delta join forces on e-drives

GKN Automotive and Delta Electronics are launching a strategic cooperation for the development and marketing of electric drives for the 80 to 155 kW power class. The drives from the joint development are to be launched on the market in three years.

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Jan 17, 2020 - 01:57 pm

BMW to convert Munich plant for i4 production this summer

BMW will be closing its main plant in Munich for six weeks this summer to convert it to producing the all-electric BMW i4. The EV is scheduled to go into series production next year, still with battery cells bought in. However, this could change in future.

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Jan 9, 2020 - 12:27 pm

Compact BMW X models to come in PHEV versions

BMW is introducing the X1 as a plug-in hybrid. The X2 will also be equipped with PHEV drive later this year. BMW will be relying on the familiar powertrain from the 2-series Active Tourer and Mini Countryman.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 04:28 pm

BMW & Daimler’s Free Now add Teslas to fleets

BMW and Daimler’s ride-hailing operator Free Now (formerly MyTaxi) is expanding its ride-hailing fleet in Hamburg with an initial 60 Tesla vehicles. The ride-sharing service wants to boost its expansion into other cities in Germany.

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Jan 5, 2020 - 04:16 pm

BMW extends European i3 battery guarantee to 160,000 km

BMW has extended the warranty for the battery of the i3. With immediate effect, the Munich-based carmaker is increasing the maximum mileage in Europe associated with the eight-year warranty period from the previous 100,000 to now 160,000 kilometres.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 11:02 am

BMW USA accepting Mini Cooper SE pre-orders

BMW USA has officially opened up for pre-orders of the incoming battery-electric Mini Cooper SE. The electric vehicle will hit showrooms in early March of 2020, with a suggested retail price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus a $850 Destination & Handling fee.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 08:13 am

BMW reveals more details on the iX3’s drive system

Next year, with the iX3, the first BMW with the “fifth generation” of the Bavarian carmaker’s electric drives will go into production. BMW has now added further details on the eDrive unit that will also be used in the i4 and iNext from 2021.

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Dec 13, 2019 - 03:40 pm

BMW launches electric scooter sharing in Barcelona

Together with the mobility service provider Cooltra in Barcelona, BMW Motorrad has launched a sharing offer with the BMW C evolution electric scooter. After an initial test phase, a station-based service is apparently to be offered in the city.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 03:10 pm

Volvo Buses launches another 2nd life programme

Volvo Buses aims to give its e-bus batteries a second life. In cooperation with Stena Property and Stena Recycling, the company will use its electric bus batteries as stationary energy storage in the Fyrklövern complex in Gothenburg.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 01:24 pm

BMW wants to produce the i3 EV until 2024

Oliver Zipse had made it clear in October that BMW is planning something new with the i3 electric car until further notice. Now there’s also a hint for how long – and clearly beyond the premieres of the iNext and i4.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 06:57 pm

BMW buys 540 million euros worth of lithium in Australia

The BMW Group has just concluded a supply contract with Ganfeng Lithium based in Jiangxi, China, with a forecast volume of €540M for the supply of lithium hydroxide for battery cells. The lithium will be extracted in Australia with deliveries to start next year.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 02:00 pm

CAM study reveals: German carmakers are most innovative

According to the study conducted by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), when it comes to innovative strength, German carmakers maintain an international lead. Volkswagen is placed at the top of this ranking. This latest comparative study is the result of research among 38 car manufacturers.

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Dec 2, 2019 - 01:32 pm

BMW prepares to produce iNEXT electric car

BMW is investing around €400M in the Dingolfingen vehicle plant for the production of the iNEXT. The Bavarian electric flagship is to roll off the production line there from 2021 – alongside other plug-in hybrids and models with combustion engines.

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Dec 1, 2019 - 02:36 pm

BMW joint venture begins construction in China

Following the announcement that the joint venture Spotlight Automotive by BMW and Great Wall in China has received official approval for factory, BMW has now announced the official ground-breaking ceremony for the plant in Zhangjiagang in Jiangsu Province.

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Nov 30, 2019 - 11:45 am

Cybertruck gets the last laugh

After the Tesla Cybertruck presentation boo-boo with the “bulletproof” windows and the cracked glass, both BMW and Lego haven’t wasted any time to make fun of it. But who will get the last laugh?

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Nov 24, 2019 - 04:49 pm

Formula E: Two Brits take the honours at the Diriyah E-Prix

The Formula E is back for its sixth season, presenting a whole a new battle between German carmakers as Mercedes and Porsche join Audi and BMW in the all-electric racing series. At the season opener, two British drivers dominated headlines; Sam Bird (Envision Virgin Racing) and Alexander Sims (BMW i Andretti Motorsport) claimed victories at […]

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Nov 24, 2019 - 12:54 pm

BMW and Great Wall JV gets plant go-ahead in China

BMW and Great Wall’s joint venture Spotlight Automotive, founded for the production of Mini electric vehicles in China, has now received regulatory approval for a joint factory. Despite the progress of the joint venture, permission to produce electric series vehicles at the plant has not yet been granted.

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Nov 14, 2019 - 03:33 pm

BMW opens Battery Competence Centre in Munich

BMW has opened its new Battery Cell Competence Centre in Munich-Milbertshofen. The centre will develop new battery cells, manufacture them on a prototype scale and test them. The Munich-based company is still not planning for in-house series production.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 03:43 pm

BMW researches bidirectional charging with partners

In the recently started research project “Bidirectional charge management”, the project partners want to develop the technologies for a charge management ready for series production. The results are to be evaluated in a field trial with 50 BMW i3 at the beginning of 2021.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 04:20 pm

BMW and TenneT present smart charging

BMW and the power grid operator TenneT want to support the stability of the power grid with a new charging control system. The intelligent charge control system developed for BMW Charging has already been tested in pilot projects in Germany and the USA.

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Nov 6, 2019 - 12:11 am

BMW to add 4,000 charge points at DE-sites

The BMW Group plans to install more than 4,100 charging points for electric cars at its German locations by 2021. Primarily intended for employees, around half of the charging points will also be accessible to the public.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 04:57 pm

BMW shows PHEV version of the X3

BMW has introduced the new X3 xDrive30e with plug-in hybrid drive. The model is to be produced from December 2019 together with the conventionally powered model variants of the X3 at BMW’s Spartanburg plant in the USA and will be available in Spring 2020 worldwide.

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