Oct 13, 2020 - 01:43 pm
BMW recalls multiple PHEV models
BMW again has a problem with the high-voltage batteries in plug-in hybrid vehicles. Due to possible impurities in the production process of the battery cells, there is an increased risk of fire in several series.
Jun 12, 2020 - 03:00 pm
BMW stops making the i8 super hybrid for good
The last i8 to be made left the Leipzig BMW plant on Thursday. Production of the PHEV was actually supposed to end in mid-April. But since the factory was shut down because of the coronavirus crisis, the end of production was postponed to June.
Sep 3, 2019 - 01:13 pm
BMW announces end of the line for the hybrid i8
BMW will discontinue production of its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car in April 2020. This information is somewhat hidden in a press release from the carmaker on new special models for the i8 and the all-electric i3.
May 26, 2018 - 03:34 pm
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.
Mar 4, 2018 - 03:20 pm
BMW start serial production of i8 Roadster
BMW has begun making the i8 Roadster at its Leipzig facility, where it will roll off the same lines as the i8 Coupé. Clients may customise their plug-in hybrid and both variants are expected to hit the markets in May.
Nov 30, 2017 - 12:04 pm
BMW unveils i8 Roadster and facelifted i8 coupe version
In the spotlights of the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW finally introduced its i8 Roadster as well as a facelift of the coupe’s version with up to four seats. Especially the electric drivetrain and the battery have seen a technical update.