Nissan and BMW are taking steps to Double the size of the EVGo Fast Charging Network, bringing access to 90% of America’s EV owners!
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It’s been five years since the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept debuted, eventually transforming into the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid.
Though production of the BMW i3 and i8 have only just begun, the automaker is investing $200 million to triple production of carbon fiber.
Before BMW adds any more cars to its i-line of electrified vehicles, the German company wants to see how the world reacts to its take on green cars.
What is the true cost of a car? Depends on a variety of factors, from manufacturing incentives to Federal tax credits. Last week we reported that the BMW i3 would cost around $34,500, though we hadn’t established whether that would be before Federal tax incentives or after. Well we have our answer, and the BMW i3 will actually cost $42,275 including the $925 destination. That’s…not cheap.
A car that has seemingly be in development forever, the BMW i8 will eventually come to market as a plug-in hybrid with a hint of performance. But there were also rumors that the i8 could also get a gas-only drivetrain for serious horsepower enthusiasts. Those plans have been canned, and the BMW i8 will remain a clean performance car…for now.
While the BMW brand is better known for its luxury performance sedans than for its emissions-saving technologies, 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the first all-electric BMW. To celebrate, BMW has put out a brief primer on its EV efforts, starting way back in 1972 at the Munich Olympics.
As a car company, BMW is an unlikely champion of green cars. But between the electric Mini E, its clean turbodiesel engines, heat-recapturing technology, and a sub-brand of plug-in hybrid vehicles like the i3 and i8, BMW is really looking like a leader in clean performance technology. On the subject of the BMW i8, a green […]