Tag: BMW

Apr 2, 2020 - 01:41 pm

BMW Brilliance launches new factory construction

BMW Brilliance has begun construction of a new production facility on the existing Chinese plant site in Tiexi, a district of Shenyang in Liaoning Province. With the new plant, BMW Brilliance (BBA) intends to double production capacity at the site.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 06:32 pm

BMW provides data on i Hydrogen Next

BMW has now revealed the first technical details of the drive system in the i Hydrogen Next concept that the manufacturer presented at the IAA 2019 on the basis of an X5. The manufacturer provides some data on both the fuel cell and the car’s electric drive.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 02:20 pm

European car lobby questions CO2 targets due to Covid-19

A coalition of European car lobby groups made up of manufacturers, suppliers, tyre manufacturers and dealers has written to the EU Commission requesting a relaxation of the schedule for vehicle CO2 targets against the background of the Corona crisis. At the same time, German manufacturers Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW emphasised that they want to retain […]

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Mar 29, 2020 - 12:52 pm

BMW North America brings back 330e PHEVs

BMW of North America will release the 330e and 330e xDrive on the US market on 20 May. Prices for the plug-in-hybrid sedans in the States start at $44,550 for the 330e and $46,550 for the 330e xDrive.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 01:51 pm

BMW confirms electric car in upcoming 7-series

BMW has now officially confirmed that the next-gen 7 Series will include a fully electric model for the first time but not exclusively as a BEV. However, there is still no official confirmation for the presumed battery-electric version for the 5-series.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 01:10 pm

Frank Weber joins BMW management board

BMW continues to restructure its Board of Management. As the carmaker announced, Klaus Fröhlich, member of the Board of Management responsible for Development, will not extend his contract and will leave the company at the end of June. Frank Weber will take over in July.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 01:40 pm

Mini Cooper SE US market launch complete

The first electric Mini, the 2020 electric Mini Cooper SE has officially arrived at US showrooms over the weekend with a suggested retail price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus an additional $850 Destination & Handling fee.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 01:21 pm

BMW halts plans for the iX3 in the USA

According to a report, BMW has put on hold its plans to offer the all-electric iX3 in the USA from the first half of 2021. In a market where long-range and all-wheel-drives are preferred, the sales environment for the electric car looks difficult.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 01:33 pm

BMW’s i4 heads towards series production

With the Concept i4, BMW has presented the near-series version of its electric Gran Coupé, which is scheduled for market launch in 2021. The German carmaker claims that the Concept i4 “takes electric drive to the core of the BMW brand and heralds a new era”.

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Mar 1, 2020 - 03:50 pm

Formula E: Double DS Techeetah podium in Marrakesh

Never before a polesitter in Marrakesh managed to claim a victory. On Saturday Antonio Felix da Costa (DS Techeetah) dominated the qualifying and race and defended the top spot, followed closely by the man who replaced him at BMWi Andretti Motorsport, Maximilian Günther. Da Costa’s teammate Jean-Eric Vergne climbed from P11 up to P3 in […]

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Feb 19, 2020 - 01:24 pm

BMW adds 3 new PHEVs to 3 Series

BMW is expanding the plug-in hybrid range for its 3 Series. Following the introduction of the 330e Sedan, the new 330e Touring will also be available from this summer onwards. The two four-wheel-drive PHEV variants, the 330e xDrive Sedan and the 330e xDrive Touring, will be launched in parallel.

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Feb 18, 2020 - 01:14 pm

BMW looks to fully electrify 7 & 5 Series

BMW wants to offer the top model of the 7-series with a fully electric drive starting in 2022, while the 5-series will be made available in electric versions a little later. Both series will also continue to be offered as diesel, gasoline and hybrid vehicles.

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Feb 6, 2020 - 12:32 pm

BMW increases electric powertrain production

BMW is increasing production capacities and the number of employees in its electric drive production competence centre in Dingolfing faster than initially planned – due to the high demand for plug-in vehicles.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Newest CAM study shows Tesla as EV sales leader

With record sales of 367,000 passenger cars in 2019, Tesla has increased its deliveries by 50% and thus became by far the strongest selling electric car manufacturer in the past year, ahead of the Chinese manufacturer BYD with 219,000 new energy vehicles.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 04:59 pm

Juicar EV-by-subscription launched in Germany & Italy

The Swiss energy group Alpiq is now launching its electric mobility subscription service Juicar in Germany and Italy. Juicar has been on the market in Switzerland since August 2018. In Germany the subscription is now available nationwide in cooperation with the fleet operator Arval.

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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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