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    Report: BMW could revive all-electric Mini

    BMW spent years evolving the all-electric powertrain it introduced in the Mini E back in 2008. The first big change was when the original Mini E was cancelled and the ActiveE was introduced in 2011. Then we have the quantum leap into the i3. If a report over on BMW Blog is correct, we might one ...

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    Official: BMW i3 gets luxury makeover for opening London BMW i Store

    BMW has unveiled a new luxury version of the company's i3 Concept as part of the opening celebrations for the manufacturer's first i Store in London. Designers lathered the cabin in premium wood, leather and natural fibers, all with an eye toward sustainability. The wood trim is carved from ...

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    Video: Retrofitted BMW M3 electric will compete in Pikes Peak race

    Last year, a BMW i8 plug-in hybrid was featured in the Tom Cruise-starring Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. This year, another BMW electric-drive vehicle is looking to make a star performance, and without the editing or tricky camera angles. A 1995 BMW M3 has been retrofitted with a ...

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    Official: BMW ActiveE enrollment process now open in test markets

    It isn't every day that BMW offers an electric vehicle, but the ActiveE is just that. The German luxury car maker is now accepting applications for 700 ActiveE "Electronauts" in the test markets of Boston, Hartford, New York, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco. The hand-raisers ...

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    After 36,000 solar-powered miles, MiniE driver ready to make the switch to BMW ActiveE (and an SUV)

    The name Peder Norby should be familiar to anyone who's been involved with BMW's all-electric MiniE program. The driver of MiniE #183 has put 36,000 sun-powered miles on his EV and has long been a strong proponent of getting more people to make the shift to electric vehicles. His latest target? ...

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    Official: Official: BMW i3 and i8 revealed [UPDATED w/video]

    We've just touched down in Frankfurt to get all the details on BMW's new electric cars, but before we get into the nitty-gritty of BMW i, its philosophy and the engineering behind it, here's a brief introduction to the first two models, the i3 and i8. Officially, the two artfully greenhoused cars ...

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    Think you're ready for an EV? The BMW EVolve app has the answer [w/video]

    I want an EV. Call me an early adopting sucker, but I've been actively considering an electric vehicle after spending a week with the Tesla Roadster Sport. But the Tesla is way beyond my meager means and the Nissan Leaf is just too pedestrian for my gearhead tastes. So what's left? Not much. The ...

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    BMW releases teaser sketch of Megacity EV, and we tease a little too

    BMW Megacity Vehicle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just as automakers tease with design sketches that reveal very little, we too can tease by offering up just a smidge of info before our big release. So here goes: the BMW Megacity electric vehicle (EV) will be the first ...

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    BMW: Actually, we're planning on more than 200 ActiveE units for the U.S.

    BMW ActiveE concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There was news last week that BMW's upcoming lease program for the BMW ActiveE concept, an all-electric 1 Series, would be limited to 200 units in the U.S. BMW would like everyone to know that final distribution numbers for the ...

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    Detroit 2010: BMW ActiveE concept is all charged up and ready to go

    BMW ActiveE concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At first glance, the BMW ActiveE concept is little more than a 1 Series with a questionable paint job. Seriously, the ActiveE looks like it's been sniffing blue paint. However, should you choose to look more closely, you will ...

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    REPORT: BMW to focus on premium, upmarket EVs

    BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW is known for offering premium automobiles and motorcycles here in the United States, so it comes as little surprise that the German automaker would plan to produce premium electric vehicles as well. According to ...

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    BMW will create new electric vehicle sub-brand

    MINI E - Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer told Reuters this week that its future electric cars will be badged as BMWs. This contradicts some earlier rumors that the automaker would revive another brand such as Triumph or Isetta for its electric vehicles. The ...

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    SB LiMotive to supply batteries for BMW Megacity electric car

    BMW is one step closer to getting its upcoming Megacity electric vehicle on the road. According to the German automaker, SB LiMotive, a 50:50 joint venture of Bosch and Samsung SDI, has been officially selected as the battery supplier for the Megacity project. Samsung, which is already a market ...

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    A BMW M6 for the kid who has everything

    For about $530, your 6-year-old can have a BMW M6, that is if you live in the United Kingdom. I tried finding this little jewel elsewhere in the world, but the Athlone Advertiser in Ireland seems to be only place promoting it for BMW dealers. Actually, there are two versions: pedal and electric. ...


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