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BMW unveils electric iX3 SUV, with big claims about more power, range, and space

The all-electric BMW iX3 SUV is not coming to the United States. But the company is still trumpeting the iX3 as the beginning of its major EV campaign – and the debut of a more capable EV drive system. The production of the version of the iX3 was unveiled today. If nothing else, it provides new images for the best glimpse yet of the model.



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Who killed the electric BMW iX3? US dealers wanting longer range

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News emerged only yesterday that BMW had canceled plans to launch the BMW iX3 in the United States. But Automotive News reported that BMW had already decided to kill US sales of the iX3 in January at dealers meeting in Boca Raton, if not earlier. BMW executives and dealers deemed the all-electric iX3 as a dud before it reached our shores.

Why? Its 74-kilowatt-hour battery pack is considered by Americans to be too small.



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‘Tesla Killer’ narrative comes back as German automakers launch EV offensive – don’t fall for it

This is an op-ed by Fred Lambert, Electrek’s editor-in-chief.

The good old ‘Tesla Killer’ moniker, which the media often apply to virtually any new electric vehicle, is coming back into the spotlight as German automakers are launching a new EV offensive.

Here’s what you need to know in order not to fall for it.

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BMW starts taking orders for electric iX3 SUV as german automakers are all unveiling new electric SUVs

Audi and Mercedes-Benz are both about to unveil their new electric SUVs and BMW doesn’t want to be the only major German premium automaker without its own option even though its first entry in the segment is not ready for another 2 years.

In order to do that, BMW is starting to take orders for its electric iX3 SUV.

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BMW confirms all-electric iX3 SUV will be built in China and exported to other markets, signs massive battery contract

When BMW unveiled the all-electric iX3 SUV in Beijing earlier this year, the German automaker’s plan for the vehicle wasn’t clear outside of China.

Now they have confirmed that the upcoming new electric vehicle will be built in China and exported to other markets as the automaker confirms a massive new battery contract for the production of its new electric vehicles.

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BMW unveils new all-electric iX3 SUV with 250 miles of range and 150 kW charging

As expected sinec they have been teasing the vehicle, BMW opened the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing with the unveiling of its next all-electric vehicle: the BMW iX3.

The German automaker claims a range of 250 miles of range for the all-electric SUV, which is expected to go to market in 2020 and interestingly, BMW confirmed that it will be first produced in Shenyang, China by its BMWBrilliance joint venture.

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