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  1. I took a Tesla Model S on a road trip - and found out the hard way...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    In 2015, I drove one of my kids to camp in a BMW i3, an extended-range electric vehicle that at the time was rumored to be a basis for the Apple Car. The trip went great, so I decided to make our annual camp sojourn to the scenic Catskills in upstate New York a regular EV-paloooza.


  2. Electric Vehicle Transmission Market Major Manufactures, Trends, Demand, Share, Analysis to 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | SBWire

    ... vehicle transmissions in this region. Additionally, the rise in sales of electric vehicles such the Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, Tesla model, and BMW i8 in Japan and the increased focus of the OEMs to improve the distance covered in a single recharge, will ...


  3. Chevy makes the Batmobile, Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | New York Daily News

    ... and familiarity, and extremely frustrating in their functionality, but only in some cases." For a little car, the BMW i3 comes up big in a few areas for 2017. This futuristic set of wheels rolls into the New Year with more range and a more powerful ...


  4. Reinventing the automatic shifter: the strange, the bad, and the uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Autoblog

    ... 2002 - 2008 7 Series. We're going to be honest, we don't quite know what word best describes the shifter found in the BMW i3 . It's mounted to the steering column at an angle, like a stalk. It also rotates fore and aft, a bit like a rotary knob, but ...


  5. Auto Industry At CES And Detroit Shows: The Great And The InsaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Seeking Alpha

    ... launched between 2020 and 2025. This all-electric VW platform is substantially identical to Tesla, or for that matter BMW i3. All cars will come with rear wheel drive as standard (think BMW i3), but will have an extra front motor as an option (as ...


  6. The best cars for 2017 as What Car Award winners unveiledRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | Metro

    ... ing overwhelming, and its price makes this model appealing for those seeking a sports car on a budget. Runners - up - BMW i3 94Ah, Tesla Model S 75D List Price - A 18, 595 Target Price - A 18, 095 Top speed - 84mph 0-62mph - 13.5 seconds


  7. Four West Coast mayors want a group deal on 24,000 new EVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Autoblog

    ... ors doesn't break out sales specifically for the US), including about 14,000 Nissan Leaf vehicles and more than 7,600 BMW i3 EVs. Related Video:


  8. Why car companies make other stuff, like wheelchairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Globe and Mail

    At the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brad Cracchiola, an automotive engineer, stayed in the Olympic village with the athletes. He rode the bus to the track with them and went onto the field during practice.


  9. No BMW Super Bowl 2017 Ad ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... in the Big Game, BMW is again not. BMW last advertised in the Super Bowl in 2015. Back then the company promoted the BMW i3 electric car. Trudy Hardy, vice president of marketing for BMW of North America, said to AutoNews at the NAIAS that the ...


  10. California's PG&E utility now offers $500 rebate for electric-car useRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | GreenCarReports

    ... of the first examples of a large utility incentivizing the use of electric cars. PG&E previously offered rebates to BMW i3 owners for charging at certain times of the day, but that was only a limited experiment meant to test ways of managing ...


  11. Will Ben fit? The tall man's guide to small carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 |

    ... not planted on the showroom floor. If you watch closely, you can see me almost smack my head on the way into the 2017 BMW i3. But, while it seemed like an ill-fated attempt, I found decent headspace and enough room to clap my knees together, which ...


  12. Volkswagen completes design work on new EV platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Autoblog

    ... decade. Volkswagen unveiled its I.D. concept vehicle, which is based on the MEB platform and looks somewhat like the BMW i3 electric-vehicle model, at last year's Paris Motor Show . VW said at the time that the vehicle could go as far as 373 miles ...


  13. Samsung lithium-ion cell to recharge to 80 percent in 20 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | GreenCarReports

    ... even the current highest-speed DC fast-charging stations allow. Samsung currently supplies lithium-ion cells for the BMW i3 electric car, and will be a battery supplier for two fairly high-profile forthcoming electric cars. One is the Audi e-tron ...


  14. BMW to sit out Super Bowl for second straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | Automotive News

    The brand last ran an ad in the 2015 game to tout the electric i3. The humorous spot starred journalists Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric, who were both confused by the i3.


  15. Mercedes takes luxury sales crown from BMWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | Automotive News

    BMW lost its crown as the world's biggest luxury-car brand to Mercedes-Benz, ending its reign after more than a decade amid a cluttered lineup of aging models. BMW sold 80,000 fewer cars last year than the Daimler's Mercedes brand, which drew younger buyers with sporty redesigns and a bigger array of increasingly popular SUVs.


  16. BMW shows off new 5-series sedan at Detroit auto show, it's 'second home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 |

    Calling the U.S. market "our second home," German automaker BMW introduced its new 5-Series of luxury sedans at the North American International Auto Show on Monday, Jan. 9. Pitched as a "business athlete," the new model is lighter and contains more automated driving features than BMW's previous 5-Series. The "all-new" version also features adaptive LED headlights, fatigue and focus alerts and 18-inch, double-spoke wheels.


  17. BMW i3 94Ah REX 2017 review | Torquing Heads videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | The Mercury

    Nikki Cousins and Peter Anderson road test and review the 94Ah version of the 2017 BMW i3 REX, with specs, fuel consumption and verdict. If you like your electromotive propulsion but don't have $120,000 to open your account with Tesla , your only real option is the BMW i3 .


  18. Continue readingRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 8 | The Auto Channel

    ... from today. Using Tango, Google's smartphone augmented reality technology, customers can explore their ideal BMW i3 or i8, as a real-size, interactive visualization. "Our vehicles are emotional products and to get that emotional feeling, you really ...


  19. Amazon's Alexa Is the Brains Behind Many New Smart Home ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | Yahoo!

    ... set top box, ask a Hydrao showerhead how much water you used, and check how much juice is left in the battery of a BMW i3 electric car. "Everyone's always asking what Apple's doing," says Nguyen. "Who knows what they're doing? They keep everything ...


  20. Why aren't automakers plugging their EVs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Automotive News

    Automakers with electric vehicles in their stable aren't putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to advertising. That's the conclusion from a report by the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, a nonprofit group made up of air-quality regulators for eight states.