BMW i3


A lot has changed since I first compiled a list of the 11 electric cars with the most range. Most of those cars no longer make the list. Furthermore, …

Electric Vehicles

At a glance

Autos (Canada)

Plug-In Hybrid BMW X3 Expected To Launch Next Year

The new BMW X3 will get a PHEV version shared with the new 3-SeriesBMW moves forward with its intention to introduce in 2019 a new generation of …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Staying at The Lovelace in Munich? Get a Ride in a BMW i3 and Learn about EVs

BMW and The Lovelace hotel in Munich announced a new joint venture project today, aiming at raising awareness about the benefits of electric cars. …


Nissan’s notable E-Power

Nissan SA is testing the Note E-Power in anticipation of the technology coming to SA. Picture: MARK SMYTH<p>The E-Power uses a small engine as a …

Business (South Africa)

Volkswagen advertises Chevrolet Bolt as part of Dieselgate settlement

In one of the quirks of its Dieselgate settlement, Volkswagen has begun rolling out an advertising campaign promoting its competitors. In the …

Nissan Leaf

The 2018 BMW i3 offers a fresh take on daily driving

The new i3s features added performance, but it's still a highly efficient vehicle.

Electric Vehicles

Electric Cars at the LA Auto Show Showcase the Future

Every year, along with reporters and editors from Car & Driver, Motortrend and other specialty car geeks, I go to the Los Angeles Auto Show and ogle …

Carbon Fiber

Tesla Adds Storm Watch Mode To Powerwall

Tesla updated the Powerwall and Mobile App with the addition of a new Storm Watch modeThe Storm Watch mode enables one to get info from Tesla about …


185,000 Plug-In Cars Were Sold In Europe In First Half Of 2018

June was the second-best month all time for plug-in electric car sales in Europe with more than 38,000 units put on the road.With year-over-year …

Electric Vehicles

Nelson driving school goes green with electric vehicle

When Glen Foy went hunting for a vehicle for his new driving school in Nelson, B.C., he knew he wanted something a little different.<p>After lots of …

British Columbia

Domagoj Dukec Explains Why the Process Behind the Design of the BMW i3

It’s a known fact that the biggest flaw of the BMW i3, as far as old-school fans are concerned, is that it doesn’t really look like a traditional BMW …


BMW U.S. Plug-In Electric Car Sales Down In July, Up In 2018

BMW Group noted a 7.2% decrease of plug-in electric car sales in July, although the first seven-months of 2018 are positive (up 39.5%).The German …

Electric Vehicles

BMW cuts monthly subscription prices

This year, Mercedes-Benz launched its vehicle subscription service with a shocking sticker price. Starting at $1,095 per month, Mercedes undercut by …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Series-Hybrid Purist Searches for a Car

Dear Car Talk:<br>I am very interested in electric vehicles, but I am concerned about their range. Why can't there be a charging system on board that …

Electric Vehicles

EVgo Introduces New Grid-Tied Chargers With BMW i3 Batteries

EVgo launched its first commercial installation of second-life battery storage at a public DC fast charging station in Union City, CA at 3960 Smith …

Electric Vehicles

These Cars and Trucks Can’t Do 100 MPH


Study equates model selection, infrastructure with electric-car sales

<b>DON'T MISS: Colorado moves to follow California's low-emissions air-quality rules</b><p>ICCT recommends that the most important thing other regions can do …

Electric Vehicles

Lots learned on maiden EV trek with BMW i3 S

Last week, I made my maiden electric vehicle (EV) voyage home to Sudbury, Ont., from the Greater Toronto Area, about 400 highway kilometres away.<p>It …

Electric Vehicles

2019 BMW i3 Autonomy – Over 350km on a Charge

A new BMW i3 and i3s model is expected to launch towards the end of this year and the beginning of next year, boasting an increase in range. The i3 …

Electric Vehicles

Time Machine Tuesday: 24 July 2018

News<p>Tuesday 24 July 2018<p>James Wong<p>Journalist<p>Take a trip through the CarAdvice archives...<p>People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. …

Auto Shows

2018 BMW X2 doesn’t get Top Safety Pick+ rating due to underperforming head restraints

The IIHS announced this week that the 2018 BMW X2 fell short of a Top Safety Pick designation. Its head restraints, which were only rated Acceptable …


2018 BMW X2 headrests come under fire from the IIHS

The 2018 BMW X2 features headrests that don't protect occupants from whiplash in a rear impact as well as those on nearly every other car on the …


Renault Zoe Climbs To #1 In Germany (#CleanTechnica Report)

The German plug-in electric car (PEV) market grew 23% in June, to 5,709 registrations, with plug-in hybrids (+25%) and fully electric cars (+21%) …

Electric Vehicles

Dodge Challenger drag special, Mini Electric spy shots, Lego DB5: Today's Car News

You don't have to spring for a Demon if you're looking for a Dodge Challenger drag special straight from the factory. The brand has unveiled a new …

Sports Cars

News des Tages - 20.07.2018 / Google Fuchsia, Google Maps, Walking Dead, BMW i3, Smartphone-Studio

News des Tages - 20.07.2018 / Google Fuchsia, Google Maps, Walking Dead, BMW i3, Smartphone-Studio by

The Walking Dead

The upcoming BMW 745e hybrid goes out for testing - SPY PHOTOS

BMW plans to refresh its plug-in hybrid lineup with a new model in 2019. Coinciding with the launch of the BMW 7 Series Facelift (LCI), the Bavarians …


Possible battery upgrade for BMW i3

Rumours surrounding the BMW i3 receiving a battery upgrade have been circulating for some time and have now been amplified. Apparently BMW has been …

Knowledge Management

BMW i3 is rumored to get a new battery cell upgrade to push the range ‘over 200 miles’

The BMW i3 has mainly seen relatively small incremental upgrades and big battery cell updates since its launch back in 2013.<p>Now the all-electric car is rumored to get another battery cell upgrade to push the range over 200 miles.<p>The news comes from BMW-focused German website BimmerToday, which has …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 profits, Nissan Leaf Nismo, and EVgo repurposes i3 batteries: Today's Car News

A new cost breakdown shows Tesla Model 3 profits. Nissan debuts the Leaf Nismo for Japan. EVgo begins using used BMW i3 batteries for its …

Electric Vehicles