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BMW iNext Production SUV Spied Playing In The Snow

03.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This thing looks quite fast for a large SUV. Our spies were once again in the right place at the right time and had the chance to film the production version of BMW’s iNext electric SUV testing under heavy winter conditions in Sweden. This 5:47-minute video gives us a pretty good look at the vehicle’s dynamics with plenty of ...

Purchasing The BMW i3 Is A Bold Decision: New Ad Video

03.21.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

“Plug into something bold.” BMW i3 is the first all-electric BMW on the market, available since late 2013. In a little over five years, the German manufacturer is approaching 150,000 sales. Interestingly, i3 sales have been increasing every single year (to 36,829 in 2018). The key to keeping the interest in the i3 high was two ...

Global Electromobility Share Charted – February 2019

03.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Comparison of plug-in car sales from BMW’s perspective BMW released interesting infographics about plug-in electric car sales over the past year (from February 2018 to February 2019) and using IHS Markit, BMW tries to convince us that it is on the forefront of the market. Let’s check the numbers. Electromobility In Germany. Share In New ...

BMW, Daimler Discuss Electric Car Platform Sharing: Compete With Tesla

03.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It seems German rivals may need to join hands to successfully compete in the growing EV market. A recent Autoblog report points to an upcoming joint effort between BMW and Daimler (Mercedes-Benz). The information suggests that the two are already discussing some level of cooperation in future electric vehicle development. More specifically, it appears the competing German ...

BMW Reiterates Its Flexible Electric Car Strategy

03.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BMW will offer electric and plug-in hybrid versions of existing vehicles. Not dedicated EVs. German luxury automakers are all optimistic and confident about EVs. But BMW is taking a decisively different direction from Audi and Mercedes when it introduces the company’s new vehicle platforms starting in 2021. Wieland Bruch, BMW’s communications manager for electromobility, clearly ...

BMW Plug-In Electric Car Sales Slightly Decline In February 2019

03.11.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Several new/updated plug-in models coming within months Sales of BMW Group plug-in electric cars decreased in February for the first time since we’ve tracked the stats. It’s not a big drop – by 1.9% to 7,759 but after a barely positive January, BMW needs new versions of its plug-ins to continue growth (those new plug-ins ...

Tesla, BMW & Nissan Stores Top Ranked As Most Helpful To EV Buyers

03.04.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Some brands care much more about customers interested in plug-ins According to the latest 2019 Pied Piper “PSI® for EVs” U.S. Auto Industry Benchmarking Study, Tesla‘s dealerships (in the case of Tesla there are no dealers but stores/galleries) were ranked highest in terms of being most helpful to customers interested in plug-in electric cars. Tesla scored ...

Transportation Weekly: Polestar CEO speaks, Tesla terminology, and a tribute

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fourth edition of our newsletter, a weekly jaunt into the wonderful world of transportation and how we (and our packages) move. This week we chat with Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath, dig into Lyft’s S-1, take note ...

Bid For This BMW i8 Art Car To Help Clean Up Oceans

03.03.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The one-of-a-kind roadster will be auctioned to support the “The Ocean Cleanup” project. BMW has a wide range of lineup that ranges from small highly-capable cars to huge highly-capable SUVs. One of its cars that’s raved globally is the i8 and the i8 Roadster. As a plug-in hybrid vehicle, it isn’t reminiscent of the brand’s range but ...

February 2019 U.S. Plug-In EV Sales Report Card

03.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

As we head into February, let’s take a look at how EV sales are moving along in the U.S. February will mark the 41st month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month InsideEVs tracks all plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. While January showed notable year-over-year growth, deliveries were down as expected. We anticipate much the ...