BMW Stories October 15

As electric vehicles look to gain an even larger portion of the automobile market in 2021, consumers will look at a number of factors as they choose to go electric. One major specification on any EV data sheet is the estimated range i.e. the amount of miles your new vehicle can travel on a single charge. Naturally, you’re going to want the most battery for your buck. Below is a list of the current EV options for 2021 sorted by longest range.

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BMW Stories September 29

Earlier this summer, BMW unveiled an interesting electric cargo bike known as the Dynamic Cargo Concept. It used a three-wheeler platform and novel tilting mechanism to make a more stable e-cargo trike.

BMW said at the time that it had no plans to produce the design, but instead was seeking a partner to commercialize the concept. Fast forward several months and it appears BMW has found that partner in German bicycle company Cube.

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BMW Stories September 2

German automaker BMW has announced an updated timeline to reduce carbon emissions throughout the entire life cycle of its internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, including the entire production process. In an announcement ahead of next week’s IAA Mobility conference in Munich, the local automaker announced its new goal of a 40% reduction of 2019 CO2 levels by 2030, up from its previous goal of 33.3%.

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BMW Stories September 1

BMW has released several electric motorcycle and electric scooter concepts over the last few years. To the company’s credit, they’ve actually brought some of their wild ideas to production. Now BMW has a new electric motorcycle concept known as the CE 02 that could actually make it to the streets.

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BMW Stories August 18

BMW surveys Apple fans on Apple Watch app ahead of all-electric i4 launch

BMW is working on launching an all-new Apple Watch app to view vehicle information, lock/unlock doors, control climate, view cameras, and more. Ahead of the release, BMW is asking Apple Watch users for feedback like what features they want to see and which ones are most important.

BMW Stories July 26

BMW is taking another stab at the world of personal electric mobility, this time showing off a new design for an interesting electric cargo trike, as well as a similarly-styled standing electric scooter.

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BMW Stories July 7

It’s finally here: BMW has brought its futuristic concept electric scooter to life as the BMW CE 04. No longer just a lofty design study, the new electric scooter is prepared for production as the first in a new succession of electric urban mobility solutions from BMW Motorrad.

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BMW Stories July 2

BMW Motorrad recently announced that it will be unveiling a new motorcycle on July 7, and we probably already know what it will be.

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BMW Stories June 29

BMW i3’s clock is ticking as the German automaker confirmed that it will stop selling the electric car in the US this year.

The end of the i3 comes as BMW is launching the i4 and iX electric vehicles.

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BMW Stories June 24

BMW has been making cars for decades and got off to a strong electric start with the i3 and i8, but since then, they’ve been a little quiet. Until now.

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BMW Stories June 12

BMW Motorrad may not have arrived very early to the electric motorcycle party, but the company is making up for it now with what could become an industry-first electric motorcycle with a driveshaft.

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BMW Stories June 4

BMW has now launched the iX xDrive50, the production version of its iNext concept electric vehicle, in the US and confirmed the starting price of $83,200.

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BMW Stories June 2

BMW has officially announced the pricing and market launch for two US versions of the all-electric i4 — the i4 eDrive40 and i4 M50. The i4 M50 is the first fully electric performance model to come from BMW M GmbH. Both models promise range, elegant design, cutting-edge UI, and driving assistance technologies —all with zero emissions.

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BMW Stories May 3

BMW and Ford are ramping up investment in solid-state batteries with a new $130 million financing round in Solid Power.

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BMW Stories April 1

New design filings for the BMW CE 04 show that the radical electric scooter may be closing in on series production.

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BMW Stories March 18

BMW has confirmed that the BMW iX, its new electric SUV, is going to start at over $80,000 in the US, which is much higher than originally expected.

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BMW Stories March 17

BMW unveiled today the BMW i4, its new all-electric vehicle, and confirmed that it is going to have up to 300 miles of range based on the EPA standard.

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BMW Stories March 14

Mini will stop selling gas cars by 2030, according to a report by Der Spiegel. The brand also plans to introduce its last gas model in 2025 and for half of its sales to be electric by 2027.

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BMW Stories January 26

The European Union announced the beneficiaries of a new 2.9 billion euros ($3.5 billion) fund to support battery production projects for electric vehicles and Tesla, BMW, FCA are amongst the top beneficiaries.

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BMW Stories January 22

The BMW i4 electric sedan is looking sharp and fun to drive in a new dynamic testing video ahead of the launch.

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BMW Stories November 17, 2020

BMW has unveiled a new concept vehicle under its MINI brand that explores what vehicle design could look like in an electric and autonomous future.

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BMW Stories November 11, 2020

BMW has a new electric scooter concept that is apparently headed for series production… at some point. But until then, we can all gawk at the BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04 prototype in all its glory.

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BMW has unveiled its highly-anticipated iNEXT electric SUV, which now becomes the ‘BMW iX’.

It features a range of more than 300 miles of range and strong performance.

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BMW Stories November 6, 2020

BMW i EV technology isn’t only working in two dimensions — now it’s taking to the skies in an electric wingsuit.

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BMW Stories November 4, 2020

BMW is launching the iX3 electric SUV in Europe with the vehicle arriving at dealerships from China.

Here we share a close look photo gallery of the new electric vehicle.

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BMW Stories October 5, 2020

BMW has started production of the iX3 electric SUV, the German automaker’s first vehicle with its next-generation electric powertrain.

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BMW Stories August 31, 2020

Last summer BMW wowed us with the unveiling of its straight-out-of-the-future BMW Vision DC Roadster electric motorcycle concept.

At the time we all thought it was a pretty drawing, but not much more than that. As it turns out though, BMW might have real plans for a new DC line of electric motorcycles.

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BMW Stories July 22, 2020

BMW announced today that it is going to shut down its Munich factory for over a month in order to prepare for the production of its next electric car, the BMW i4. expand full story

BMW Stories July 14, 2020

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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BMW Stories July 9, 2020

BMW announced that it is going to unveil the production version of the iX3, a new electric SUV, on July 14. expand full story

BMW Stories June 26, 2020

BMW is getting some internal pressure to build an electric-only platform and move away from the strategy to build cars with several different powertrain options on the same platform. expand full story

BMW Stories June 16, 2020

BMW, the owner of the Mini brand, understands the vital importance of the Chinese auto market. And the Chinese government has aggressive goals for electric vehicles. So it’s not surprising that Mini will use a Chinese joint venture to produce two new SUVs: one all-electric and another powered by internal combustion.

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BMW Stories June 9, 2020

BMW is beginning pre-production of the iX3 electric SUV, its first next-generation EV, and sharing the first few first official pictures of the production version. expand full story

BMW Stories May 29, 2020

The UK’s Car magazine reports today that BMW will introduce a pure EV version of its M5 midsize performance vehicle. If the published specs are real, then BMW will offer a 1,006-horsepower beast of a midsize electric sedan with the next generation of the car.

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BMW Stories May 21, 2020

The pandemic won’t stop BMW from starting production of the all-electric iX3 in China this summer. The iX3 is not coming to the US. But BMW’s approach to the SUV’s electric powertrain reveals a lot about its conservative approach to the company’s new EVs that will eventually arrive on our shores.

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BMW Stories April 27, 2020

Alleged pictures of the production version of the BMW iX3 electric SUV have leaked ahead of the start of production. expand full story

BMW Stories April 20, 2020

Germany reopened car dealerships today, but it could be a struggle to convince consumers to buy a new car. So the country’s top auto executives and politicians are calling for an eco-scrappage plan to spur sales of EVs and other efficient vehicles. Auto executives, government officials, labor, and environmentalists all agree on the need for the program.

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BMW Stories April 16, 2020

BMW says that its electrification strategy is all about giving consumers the choice of a pure EV or plug-in hybrid. That should put pressure on BMW to push the envelope on all-electric range and overall fuel-efficiency of its plug-in hybrids. But that’s not the case.

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BMW Stories April 3, 2020

BMW’s majority-owned Chinese company, BMW-Brilliance, began construction this week of a 3.2-square-kilometer plant. The expanded facility will help BMW produce 150,000 EVs a year in China. The list of models includes all-electric versions of the 3-Series and 5-Series sedans, as well as the X1 crossover and another SUV EV.

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BMW Stories March 18, 2020

Mercedes-Benz and BMW are adding a wide range of new plug-in hybrids as they strive to reduce CO2 emissions to meet stricter EU targets this year. Both companies said putting plug-in hybrids versions on more models would help reduce carbon emissions this year by 20%.

LMC Automotive, an analyst firm, predicts that plug-in hybrids will outsell EVs in Europe this year.

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The upcoming next-generation BMW 7 Series will be available with an all-electric powertrain and the top, most powerful version of the car will be all-electric, says BMW chief Oliver Zipse. expand full story

BMW Stories March 13, 2020

BMW on Thursday reported a 29% drop in profits in 2019. The company blamed the dip on high investments in new electrified technologies — and hefty legal costs from a pollution-related antitrust case in the European Union.

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BMW Stories March 11, 2020

BMW i8, the best-selling plug-in hybrid sports car, is going to see the end of its production run next month after about 20,000 units produced. expand full story

BMW Stories March 10, 2020

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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BMW Stories March 9, 2020

BMW has canceled its plan to launch the BMW iX3, its first electric vehicle in years, in the US – following several other automakers focusing their EV supply in other markets. expand full story

BMW Stories March 3, 2020

BMW has unveiled the i4, its latest electric car, at a presentation that was planned for the Geneva Motor Show. The new prototype of this stunning Gran Coupe is still only a concept, but BMW has confirmed plans to bring a production version to market next year. expand full story

BMW Stories February 28, 2020

Geneva Motor Show decided to cancel this year’s event because of the coronavirus, but we are still going to see a few of the electric cars that were going to be unveiled at the show. expand full story

BMW Stories February 27, 2020

BMW is showing an iNEXT electric car prototype going through extreme heat tests ahead of the launch of the production version. expand full story

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