Tesla’s electric vehicle lead is worrisome to some competitors and laughable to others, but BMW shareholders are now putting some pressure on the automaker. expand full story
BMW Stories Yesterday
BMW Stories May 21
BMW is leaning toward making its next-generation i8 sports car an all-electric model, according to a new report.
BMW Stories May 16
BMW reiterated today its commitment to e-mobility and its goal to “ensure we have a world worth living in for our children,“ but the automaker’s plan is still mainly focused around plug-in hybrids. expand full story
BMW Stories March 25
We have often complained about BMW taking its sweet time to release its second electric vehicle since the BMW i3 back in 2013, but the German automaker is now bringing to market 3 all-electric vehicle programs at the same and today it revealed the latest prototypes in winter testing. expand full story
BMW Stories February 28
BMW and Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, have announced a new partnership to work together on the development of next-gen autonomous vehicles. expand full story
BMW Stories February 22
BMW and Daimler, two of the biggest German automakers, are partnering and investing $1 billion into an effort to create all-electric on-demand autonomous mobility. expand full story
BMW says that it is hiring 2,000 more people at its Dingolfing factory for jobs in electrification in a push to ’emerge winner’ in the auto industry’s transition to electric and autonomous vehicles. expand full story
BMW Stories January 26
The BMW i8 has been some kind of a black sheep in the German automaker ‘i’ brand. When BMW launched the i3, we thought that they would make ‘BMW i’ an all-electric brand, but they instead followed up with the BMW i8 as a plug-in hybrid.
It was disappointing, but to be fair to BMW, it is still the “most electric” roadster/coupé on the market years later and they give it an upgrade this year with a little more battery capacity and a convertible version.
So we decided to give it a shot. Here’s our review: expand full story
BMW Stories December 12, 2018
Almost a decade after the introduction of the BMW i3, the German automaker is expected to bring to production the new BMW i4 electric car. It is now starting a $225 million investment at its Munich factory to produce the vehicle. expand full story
BMW Stories November 8, 2018
With a few recent supply agreements, BMW is somehow emerging as sort of an electric powertrain supplier.
The German automaker has now confirmed a deal with Turkish manufacturer Karsan to launch a new electric bus powered by a BMW i3 electric powertrain. expand full story