Tag: i4

Aug 2, 2022 - 11:19 am

BMW issues recall for the iX and i4 in the USA

BMW has issued a recall for a small number of its iX and i4 EVs in the US due to a possible fire hazard. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 56 iX and 27 i4 were “manufactured with a high-voltage battery that may not have been produced to specifications by the supplier”.

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Aug 1, 2022 - 11:54 am

BMW opens second battery module line in Leipzig

At the BMW plant in Leipzig, the second production line for battery modules has started series production. The new production line manufactures battery modules for the all-electric BMW i4, which is being built at the Munich plant.

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Jul 18, 2022 - 02:52 pm

P3 Charging Index: Kia EV6 is new long-distance champion

Summertime = travel time. But how do electric cars fare on the long haul? In this third edition of the P3 Charging Index, there was a new winner – for the first time, the electric car with the best long-distance performance no longer comes from Germany but from South Korea. It is not the only […]

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Feb 22, 2022 - 10:41 am

BMW is bringing the i4 to China

After the iX, BMW is now also launching the i4 on the Chinese market. The electric sedan will be offered in China in two variants as i4 eDrive40 and i4 M50 at prices starting at 449,900 yuan and 539,900 yuan respectively.

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Feb 15, 2022 - 03:20 pm

BorgWarner announces order from BMW

BorgWarner has received an order from BMW for its high-voltage coolant heater. The component from the US supplier will be installed in BMW’s new i4 and iX electric vehicle models.

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Feb 2, 2022 - 11:33 am

BMW i4 recall in the EU

Just a few months after BMW started delivering the i4, there is already a recall. An entry in the EU Commission’s Safety Gate shows that BMW i4 vehicles produced between 15 September and 30 November 2021 may not have any battery crash pads fitted.

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Dec 8, 2021 - 02:20 pm

BMW to introduce Saturday shifts due to high i4 demand

BMW plans to introduce Saturday shifts at its Munich plant in the first quarter of 2022 to keep up with the high demand for the new i4 electric model. The waiting time for the electric sedan is currently said to be around nine months, but could soon climb to a year.

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Oct 24, 2021 - 12:46 pm

BMW kicks off production of the i4 in Munich

The Munich-based carmaker has started production of the all-electric i4 at its main plant in Munich. This means that, in line with BMW’s approach to flexible production, vehicles with all drive variants are now running on the same assembly line.

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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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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 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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Mar 17, 2021 - 12:36 pm

BMW makes Mini a dedicated EV brand

BMW Group is intensifying its e-mobility advance and confirms plans to transform Mini into a pure electric car label. Besides, the German carmaker showed the series version of the BMW i4 for the first time.

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Jan 29, 2021 - 01:00 pm

BMW considers moving up i4 production

According to a media report, BMW brings forward the production start of the all-electric i4 from the year’s end to August or September. This means BMW could roll-out the first cars in Germany in 2021. In China, meanwhile, BMW has significantly reduced the price of its iX3 electric SUV.

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Dec 29, 2020 - 01:07 pm

BMW aims for electric car production plans of 20%

BMW is aiming to build “a quarter of a million more electric cars than originally planned” between 2021 and 2023. The automaker wants to more than double the share of electrified vehicles in its sales from around eight per cent this year to around 20 per cent in 2023.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 12:17 pm

BMW may be planning electric 3 Series

An electric version of BMW’s 7 and 5 Series has already been officially confirmed. According to a British media report, there will eventually also be a BEV offshoot for the 3 Series but not for several years.

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Jul 22, 2020 - 03:44 pm

BMW refits Munich factory for BMW i4 production

With the end of the late shift on 23 July, the BMW plant in Munich will begin preparations for the production of the purely electric i4. To this end, vehicle production will be suspended for six weeks until the early shift starts on 7 September.

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May 20, 2020 - 12:31 pm

Tesla modified into a BMW

An unknown Tesla owner has fitted his Model 3 with a (small) BMW radiator grille, as the following photo shows. Maybe the waiting for the BMW i4 took too long for him.

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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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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/08/02/bmw-introduces-entry-level-i4-edrive35-in-the-usa/
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