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Adding Lightness – The Role of CFRP in the BMW i3

Adding Lightness – The Role of CFRP in the BMW i3

New York City – The i3 would not have been built if the vehicle did not have a significant weight advantage over an equivalently sized car. While electrical motors are extremely efficient, much more so…

BMW i8 – New Take on The Ultimate Driving Machine

BMW i8 – New Take on The Ultimate Driving Machine

At a driving event at the BMW Group’s Miramas test track in France, the BMW i presented a prototype of its second production vehicle, the BMW i8. BMW i is synonymous with visionary mobility concepts…

BMW i8 to be sold shortly after BMW i3 debut

BMW i8 to be sold shortly after BMW i3 debut

BMW i8 is expected to go on sale just weeks after the BMW i3 debut in the second quarter of next year. In an interview for Automotive News, Ludwig Willisch, CEO of BMW of North…

BMW i3 - Design Analysis

BMW i3 – Design Analysis

Adrian van Hooydonk described the i3 exterior as a ‘mono volume’, what some in the US would call a ‘one box’ design. Think of the old 1960s vans in the US. It’s a difficult shape…

2015 BMW i8 will debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW i3 Overview with Oliver Walter and Jacob Harb

BMW i3 Overview with Oliver Walter and Jacob Harb

Oliver Walter, Head of Product Management BMW i3, and Jacob Harb, Head of EV Operation and Strategy BMWNA, talk about the all new BMW i3. BMW’s first electric vehicle made its world debut last week…

BMW i3 MegaCity Reveal in New York City

BMW i3 MegaCity Reveal in New York City

New York City – Behind all the glamor and glitz, the three ring circus-like atmosphere (Beijing, London, New York), and the assembled multitudes of BMW heavy hitters at the reveal, there lies a remarkably good…

Comparison: BMW i3 Concept vs BMW i3 Production Car

Comparison: BMW i3 Concept vs BMW i3 Production Car

As with any new BMW the changes from the concept car to the production vehicle can be significant, and the first BMW electric vehicle, i3, makes no exception. After yesterday’s world premiere of the BMW…

BMW i3 - New Videos

BMW i3 – New Videos

Yesterday the new BMW i3 made its world debut in New York City. The BMW i3 features a large number of technological innovations – such as a carbon-fibre passenger cell and a chassis made of…