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New BMW 7 Series PHEV Gets More Battery Capacity And Range

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

But isn’t the grill too small now? BMW recently released its new 7-Series, which brings a significant upgrade rather than just a simple facelift. The plug-in hybrid BMW 745e iPerformance will be available in three versions, which all get a 12.0 kWh battery (up from 9.2 kWh) and 83 kW electric motor. The range slightly improves, ...

EV Purists Take Note: A Ton Of Plug-in Hybrids Are Coming

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

If plug-in hybrids mean more electric miles, then why not? General Motors announced this week that it’s done with plug-in hybrids. This news comes after The General’s decision to **** the Chevy Volt, which for years the company said was far superior to any EV. So now it appears that three companies – Tesla, General ...

BMW Releases Nifty Infographics On Electromobility In 2018

01.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

By selling a lot of low-range PHEVs, BMW Group takes a high share in the plug-in segment In 2018 BMW Group (BMW and MINI) sold some 142,617 plug-in electric cars (up 38.4% year-over-year) at an average of 5.7% of its total volume. Besides the usual report, the German manufacturer shared also set of very interesting ...

BMW Sold 142,617 Plug-In Electric Cars In 2018

01.11.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BMW Group exceeded its goal and moves forward towards 500,000 plug-ins in 2019 BMW Group‘s plug-in electric car sales in December reached an all-time record of 17,252 (up 30% year-over-year) – almost 2,500 more than the previous record in November. Plug-ins also took a record 7.4% share out of the total BMW/MINI car sales. BMW i + ...

BMW Exec Suggests Automaker Should Work With Elon Musk

01.10.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This BMW exec knows the automaker must make its own batteries to surge forward with EVs. In a recent interview with Manager Magazin, BMW works council chief Manfred Schoch stated that he believes BMW must make its own batteries to be successful with its EV future. This makes perfect sense since arguably the most successful EV maker ...

Every Tenth BMW Sold In UK Was Electrified In 2018

01.10.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Plug-ins take 8% of total BMW Group sales in the UK BMW reports that in 2018, the demand for electric and petrol/electric models increased by over 25% in the UK. In result, more than 17,000 electrified BMW were sold, which is 1/10th of the brand’s total volume (172,048). Also, MINI PHEV sales gained some traction ...

In 2018 BMW Group Sold Over 25,000 Plug-In Electric Cars In U.S.

01.09.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

530e iPerformance become BMW’s star in China and now also in the U.S. BMW Group (BMW and MINI) barely increased plug-in car sales in the U.S. last month to 2,774 (up 2.0% year-over-year), but the overall share in total volume remains 7.5%. The result for the full year of 2018 exceeds 25,000 at a growth ...

December 2018 U.S. EV Sales Recap: Over 360K Secured!

01.07.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

December pushes U.S. EV sales well over the 350K mark Based on automakers’ sales reports and our estimates, we report a total of 49,900 plug-in electric vehicles were sold in the U.S. in December 2018, compared to last year’s 26,107 and last month’s 42,588. This makes December the best month of all time for EV sales on our shores. For ...

Tesla breaks ground on Shanghai factory which will product Model 3 EVs for China

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company’s first overseas factory in Shanghai will focus on producing Model 3 vehicles for the Chinese market only. Musk is currently in China to break ground on the new factory today, which is being developed in partnership with the Shanghai government — an ally that is likely to ...

Byton has added yet another screen to its upcoming all-electric M-Byte SUV

Byton, the China-based electric car startup that made its debut at CES last year, is back to show what the finalized interior of its upcoming M-Byte SUV will look like. The giant 48-inch wraparound digital dashboard screen that received so much attention is staying. And so is the touchscreen drive tablet located at the center ...