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06.06.2018 - 12:44

BMW i representing eco chique

BMW’s electric range BMW i has become a full member of the house as the firm launches the latest accessory collection for drivers of the i3 and i8 or those that would like to display a green conscience.

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28.05.2018 - 20:02

BMW offers inductive charging solution

BMW is setting themselves a step ahead of the competition by selling a wireless inductive charging system as of July, called BMW Wireless Charging. While companies have been presenting wireless charging concepts for some time, this marks the first major serial production of the technology.

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26.05.2018 - 15:46

First 18 BMW i8 Roadsters delivered

After BMW started serial production of the i8 Roadster in Leipzig in early March, the first models of the open version of the plug-in hybrid have now been delivered. The BMW i8 club has received the keys for the first 18 vehicles.

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24.05.2018 - 12:06

BMW expands Leipzig factory to 200 BMW i models daily

BMW is investing more than 300 million euro in the expansion of their Leipzig factory, where the i3 and the i8 models are manufactured. The focus is on several major construction endeavors to improve and modernise chassis construction, painting, assembly and logistics.

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17.05.2018 - 13:31

BMW teasing iNEXT and wants to expand in China

BMW has revealed a teaser image of the upcoming iNEXT. While the image allows for a very limited glimpse of their upcoming electric model only, it precedes what BMW calls its Vision Vehicle, that can be expected this year. Meanwhile, their Great Wall cooperation looks like it would move way beyond building electric Minis together.

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15.05.2018 - 18:44

Wireless charging for BMW 530e iPerformance optional

BMW has been pondering to offer wireless charging for its 530e iPerformance this year for some time. However, such induction will now become available first as an option for leasing customers only but production of the system is set to start this summer.

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08.05.2018 - 19:51

Hampshire Police to drive an all-electric fleet of BMW i3

The force in Hampshire has got the go to electrify its entire fleet and their exemplary effort has already started. The first 2 of a total of 40 electric cars, in this case all BMW i3, have already arrived and found instand favour among the boys and girls in blue.

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07.05.2018 - 15:32

Electric car sales in France recovered in April

After 2018 showed a slight declined in plug-in sales in France compared to a record-setting 2017, the trend is pointing upwards again. All plug-in car segments increased, some by more than 40 percent in April with Avere having the exact data.

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02.05.2018 - 16:03

EU Project ZEFER testing business case for fuel cell cars

Zero Emission Fleet vehicles for European Roll-out, or ZEFER in short, is a new EU project that will deploy a total of 180 FCVs in three European capitals, namely Brussels, Paris, and London. The €26m project is designed to see how hydrogen fleets perform in the real world, that is as taxis and police cars.

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02.05.2018 - 14:22

BMW and Torqueedo to build electric racing yacht

Around the world with zero emissions – the dream is not new but this time it is not about flying but sailing and Torqueedo and BMW want to make this vision a reality. They are jointly designing a yacht to compete in the Vendée Globe solo, around-the-world race in 2020.

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25.04.2018 - 07:08

BMW reveals next generation iX3 Concept

BMW is doubling down on their investment: The Concept iX3 will have a motor performance of over 200 kW, when it goes into serial production in 2020 as an SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle). According to the new WLTP measuring system, the range even exceeds 400 km.

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11.04.2018 - 14:22

FIA confirms Porsche and Mercedes entry into Formula E

FIA has given the green light for Porsche and Mercedes to enter the electric racing series as the governing body accepted their applications to produce powertrains for the Formula E. They will start in season 6, while BMW is in for season 5 and just showed off their racer in action.

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11.04.2018 - 12:21

BMW manager to join E.ON supervisory board

Klaus Fröhlich, who is the BMW board member for development, is set to join the supervisory board of energy group E.On, but will remain in his position at BMW. If the move is approved it will be another sign of the sectors merging in terms of e-mobility.

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11.04.2018 - 12:01

BMW i1 to be the new entry-level EV at BMW?

BMW is considering to launch the BMW i1 as new entry-level electric car, a report by Spanish Motor.es suggests. The i1 would be a little bigger than the i3 but smaller than the BMW 1 series, while technology is to come from the electric Mini due by 2019.

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04.04.2018 - 19:08

Tesla may be hit hard as China threatens to raise taxes

As the Trump administration intensifies its trade war against China, Beijing plans to hit back with equal measures as it publishes a list of good threatened with higher tariffs. EVs are on that list and this could hit Tesla particularly hard and other U.S. importers too.

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28.03.2018 - 14:03

BMW i3 sales hit 10,000 unit milestone in UK

BMW says it has sold the 10,000th of its electric car i3 in Great Britain. The Bavarian’s first all-electric model went on sale with a left-hand drive in 2014 and sales have since increased by about a thousand units every year.

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26.03.2018 - 17:53

BMW to grow network to 80,000 charging poles in China

The German carmaker says they already installed 65,000 charging points in China in a joint effort with the People’s Republic’s four mayor providers. This year, said network shall grow to 80,000 charge points accessible to the public in more than 100 cities.

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21.03.2018 - 12:35

What’s NEXT for BMW?

BMW has taken stock and delivered an outlook on the the near future. Next one up is a preview of the iX3, the Bavarians’ next venture into all-electric driving. On top, expect to see more of the iNEXT this year that shall roam autonomously by 2020.

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20.03.2018 - 16:56

Sila Nano and BMW working on next-gen batteries

Sila Nanotechnologies, a developer and producer of batteries from California, has announced a partnership with BMW. Together the partners will be working on lithium-ion batteries for the next generation for electric vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/03/06/psa-joins-forces-bmws-digital-charging-solutions/
06.03.2018 16:09