March 27th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
Professional rally driver Rauno Aaltonen of Aaltonen Motor Sport took his BMW i3 away from the safety of asphalt roads and onto an off-road rally course to see how the i3 would hold up. He came away from the experience very impressed, stating that because of the instant torque the electric motor provides, the i3 handled like cars with 1,000 horsepower
February 26th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
BMW had its best month ever for electric car sales, which more than doubled sales from last January. The BMW i3 with its new larger battery is especially popular with European buyers.
January 27th, 2017 | by Jo Borrás
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!
December 23rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A study distributed by the Sierra Club shows that car companies spend no more than 1.25% of their annual advertising budgets promoting electric cars. But that doesn't stop them from complaining long and loud that no one want to buy an electric car.
December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
BMW says it will take 7 years before battery capacity increases and costs go down enough to make selling electric cars profitable. Ford CEO says nobody wants to buy electric cars anyway.
November 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Workhorse makes plug-in hybrid delivery vans for UPS. It says it will have a plug-in hybrid all wheel drive pickup truck on the market by 2018. The major manufacturers have been promising this for years but always failed to deliver.
September 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
I have just returned from Italy, where getting around on scooters is practically a national religion. They range from tiny [&hellip
August 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tom Moloughney is a big fan of the BMW i3. He says his has driven more than 56,000 miles on less than 50 gallons of gas, thanks to its onboard range extender engine.
July 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
AutoExpress reports that an all electric BMW 3 Series will debut by 2020 to compete head to head with the Tesla Model 3.
July 12th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Sales of the BMW i3 electric car have shown a significant increase since the German government began offering a $4,400 incentive to EV buyers. A new battery with longer range helps, too.
June 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The 2017 BMW i3 will be available with a larger 33 kWh battery for 114 miles of range. The car will still be available with the original 22 kWh battery for about $2,000 less.
June 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The LAPD has decided to lease 100 BMW i3 sedans for routine department duties. The three year lease will cost the city $1.4 million. The i3 was chosen over the Tesla Model S primarily because it costs half as much.
May 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The BMW i3 is about to get a new battery with greater capacity -- 33 kWh versus 22 kWh. It will also be able to recharge faster on a per kilowatt basis than the original.