Tag: i3

May 8, 2018 - 07:12 pm

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.

May 7, 2018 - 03:42 pm

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.



Apr 16, 2018 - 01:12 pm

France: March marks record recovery for EV sales

After a slight decline in plug-in sales in previous months, France has fully recovered at the start of spring with sales across all segments on the up. To be precise, EV sales in particular have reached a high that was hitherto unseen.

Mar 28, 2018 - 02:54 pm

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.



Mar 6, 2018 - 10:07 am

Former Opel CEO drives now privately all-electric

Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann had been trying to turn the brand into an all-electric outlet, first for GM and the PSA. While his efforts were fruitless in the end, he is going all-electric in his personal life. His wife and Neumann now own both a Tesla and a BMW i3.

Feb 19, 2018 - 01:17 pm

Electric cars have delivery problems across the board

Mayor carmakers are experiencing problems to deliver their few electric car models to a fast growing customer base. In some houses, wait times are up to a year for both domestic producers and suppliers as well as importers in Germany, a new survey reveals.

Jan 25, 2018 - 10:50 am

Details about BMW’s future electric line-up

BMW has skipped its plans for an electric i5 and i9 but seeks to replace the latter through a smaller but spacious i7. That is at least what Georg Kacher says, known as insider to the branch. Moreover, the BMW i3 shall get a successor called iX1.

Jan 17, 2018 - 12:49 pm

Future of BMW i3 and i8 uncertain

BMWi got its own strategy and so there may not be a next-gen i3 and i8 again and again. Instead, expect whole new models, that showcase novel technology and use cases, BMWi bosses told Autocar.

Jan 2, 2018 - 10:36 am

BMW to supply battery modules to StreetScooter

Battery modules of the BMW i are now also getting part of the fully electrified delivery vans made by the Deutsche Post DHL. According to the German carmaker, these modules are equivalent to those used for the BMW i3.

Dec 7, 2017 - 09:46 am

BMW not permitted to use the term “zero emissions”

Advertising standards are a good thing but this case of the British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) seems a bit far off. The watchmen told BMW to stop a spot on Facebook that promoted the i3 with terms such as ‘zero emissions’ or ‘clean’.

Nov 27, 2017 - 12:20 pm

Risks of home charging

It almost turned into a domestic, when a bin man found fault with an EV that was charging in a driveway. The house owner had used an extension cable to juice up his BMW i3.

Nov 22, 2017 - 09:47 am

Recall of all BMW i3 in the United States

German carmaker BMW has announced a stop-sale and recall on all BMW i3’s sold in the States. This affects all-electric models as well as i3 versions with range extender – all in all approximately 30,000 units.

Jan 12, 2016 - 10:01 am

BMW i sales in 2015.

BMW sold 29,513 units from its i-series worldwide last year. That is an increase of almost 66 percent compared to 2014. A total of 24,057 buyers chose the BMW i3, while another 5,456 opted for the sporty i8 hybrid.

Nov 11, 2015 - 10:36 am

Type and drive.

Normally, texting and driving is illegal or at least very dangerous. But in France, if you manage o type in the world’s longest URL during a virtual ride in an BMW i3, you might well win a real i3 to take home. We wish the participants steady fingers.
.automobile-propre.com, bmw-actu.com (in French)

Sep 25, 2015 - 08:49 am

Tesla and BMW i3 sales in Germany.

Tesla sales are up 84 percent in Germany if compared to the same period last year. Between January and August 2014, 520 Model S were delivered, while this year, it were 958. And even though the BMW i3 is still the best-selling EV, its YoY sales are down 27%.

Aug 25, 2015 - 08:04 am

e-Golf, i3, Leoni.

Video tip: Blogger Marek Wieruszewski pitches the VW e-Golf and BMW i3 REX against one another, test driving them both. While he prefers the style and feel of the i3, he says the e-Golf is more practical, especially if the needed infrastructure is given.

Click tip: Who needs an app to track the charging status of their EV?! European automotive cable provider Leoni offers the iEVC, a charging cable that changes colour and visibly tracks the charging process. Plus, it reduced the chance that someone trips over the cable, in case you need to charge at night.
chargedevs.com (with video)

Aug 13, 2015 - 08:34 am

BWM i sales.

BMW i sold 2,221 i-series vehicles worldwide in July. That is a 79.4 percent year-on-year increase. Total sales of the i3 and i8 this year thus stand at 14,784 units sold.

Found on electrive.com
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