Tag: BMW

Aug 4, 2021 - 04:27 pm

BMW points for PHEVs driving electric in the UK

In the UK, BMW has launched its programme BMW Points rewarding PHEV customers for each electric mile driven. Customers are given charging credit for each electric mile driven in the UK or abroad, and rewards customers who drive electric miles within designated eDrive Zones with double points.

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Jul 27, 2021 - 03:07 pm

BMW installed 4,350 charging points to date

The BMW Group has already exceeded its 2019 target of installing around 4,100 charging points at its German locations by the end of 2021. Together with its partner Eon, around 4,350 charging points have been installed to date.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 01:36 pm

BMW presents electric scooter and cargo bike

The BMW Group research department has presented concepts for an electric cargo bike and an electric trek scooter. The Munich-based company does not intend to produce the two vehicles itself, but there are apparently talks with potential licensees.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 07:41 pm

V2G project BDL starts field trial with 50 BMW i3

In Germany, the announced field trial with 50 BMW i3s converted for V2G has now begun for the research project ‘Bidirectional charging management – BDL’ that was launched in 2019. As of a few days ago, 20 of the BMW i3s are now in customer hands, and the remaining 30 will soon be handed over […]

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Jul 15, 2021 - 11:39 am

BMW launches iX and i4 configurator

BMW has opened the online configurator for its new electric models i4 and iX. Prices for the electric sedan start at £51,905, for the larger electric SUV iX at £69,905. BMW also offers pre-configured models for both series.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Daimler & BMW network mobility services

BMW and Daimler are dovetailing their Free Now and Share Now offerings. The vehicles of the Share Now car-sharing service can be booked in France, Germany, Spain and Italy via the Free Now multi mobility platform from the end of July onwards.

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Jul 10, 2021 - 04:57 pm

Software issues plague BMW iX3

A sporadic software error is the reason for a recall of the BMW iX3. In the event of a serious accident, overvoltage could cause damage to control units and components of the 12 V electrical system.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 01:56 pm

BMW reveals serial version of the e-scooter CE 04

BMW has presented the series version of the CE 04 electric scooter. Many design elements of the futuristic Concept Definition CE 04 study have been retained. The electric scooter’s drive system is to benefit from developments in the BMW iX.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 11:49 am

BMW i3 to end sales run in the USA in July

BMW apparently wants to end sales of its first all-electric production model i3 in the US very soon. Production for the US market is expected to cease as early as July. In other countries, however, the i3 will apparently continue to be sold, but reportedly only until 2022.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 03:07 pm

BMW launches street tests of the i-Hydrogen Next

The BMW Group has started everyday testing of the i-Hydrogen Next prototype. The vehicle is powered purely by electricity and uses hydrogen as an energy carrier. The company now wants to gain practical experience in a wide-ranging field trial.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 11:57 am

Solid Power to fuse with holding company for IPO

US solid-state battery specialist Solid Power, backed by Ford and BMW, announces its IPO. For the targeted listing on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol SLDP, Solid Power is merging with SPAC company Riverstone Holdings LLC’s Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation III.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Volkswagen invests another €500Mn in Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing another 620 million dollars, or about half a billion euros, in its battery cell partner Northvolt. The funding is part of a $2.75 billion private placement that the Swedish company announced today alongside news on production capacity increases.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 11:29 pm

Share Now sees 11,000 electric-driven trips per day

Car-sharing provider Share Now has provided insights into statistics on the use of electric vehicles in its European car-sharing fleet. The company now operates 2,900 BMW, Mini, Smart and Fiat electric cars at four all-electric and four partially electric locations.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 12:55 pm

BMW to release charging app for China

BMW plans to bundle around 360,000 charging stations from various partners in China via a mobile phone app by the end of the year. This should make charging easier for customers. The carmaker also wants to make its supply chain in China more climate-friendly.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 11:30 am

IPCEI to fund 12 European hydrogen mobility projects

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Technology (BMWI) and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (BMVI) have selected 62 major projects to receive government funding as part of a joint European hydrogen project (Hydrogen IPCEI). The BMVI is funding twelve projects in the mobility sector.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 12:09 am

BMW iX to be delivered from November

BMW has revealed further details on the market launch of the iX. The electric SUV will begin to roll out deliveries from November. There are also some more details about the technology and a new top model for the series.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 12:05 am

BMW i4 to launch with two variants

BMW will initially offer its i4 electric sedan in two variants. Both the rear-wheel-drive model with a long-range and the sporty all-wheel-drive model with the M logo will use the same battery. As with the iX electric SUV, the market launch is scheduled for November.

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May 31, 2021 - 05:22 pm

Rolls-Royce confirms their first BEV is under development

Rolls-Royce is working on its first electric car. CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös confirmed the news and revealed that the future RR electric car is called Silent Shadow. The luxury carmaker has not yet revealed information on the technical specifications or the market launch.

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May 26, 2021 - 11:35 am

BMW launches battery production for iX & i4

BMW has started manufacturing the high-voltage batteries and battery modules used in the iX and i4 at the Competence Centre for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing. The capacity for the production of the electric motors at the site has also been increased.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BMW expects sales to be 50% electric by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid the emission of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. The German automaker said this will involve more cleaner drives, but also factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles.

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May 4, 2021 - 12:52 pm

BMW is preparing for small-scale FCEV production

At BMW, preparations are underway for the small series of the BMW i Hydrogen Next based on the current X5, announced last year for 2022. While the fuel cells themselves come from partner Toyota, some core components are to be manufactured in Bavaria.

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May 4, 2021 - 11:55 am

BMW & Ford invest in solid-state battery specialist Solid Power

BMW and Ford continue to invest in solid-state batteries. Together with Volta Energy Technologies, both carmakers have participated in a $130Mn investment round of the US solid-state battery specialist Solid Power. The two carmakers are to receive 100 Ah cells for validation tests in 2022.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 11:30 am

BMW to launch battery production in Leipzig

The BMW Group is starting production of battery components at its Leipzig and Regensburg plants. On 3 May 2021, the series production of battery modules will start in Leipzig. The Regensburg plant already began painting battery cells for high-voltage batteries in April.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 12:10 pm

Mercedes & BMW win Formula E leg in Valencia

Mercedes driver Nyck de Vries and BMW driver Jake Dennis won the two Formula E races in Valencia. Especially the Saturday race with the Mercedes victory caused discussions: Only nine of the 24 cars were scored in the end, as many drivers ran out of energy.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Partners pledge to implement Plug&Charge across Europe

Major players such as BMW AG, Groupe Renault, Stellantis, Tritium and Volkswagen AG, and Shell, bp, and Total, have agreed to implement Plug&Charge as standardised by ISO before the second half of this year. A dedicated project team at CharIN is to drive the implementation.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/08/04/bmw-points-for-phevs-driving-electric-in-the-uk/
04.08.2021 16:25