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EVgo to add used BMW i3 battery packs to charging stations

BMW i | July 19th, 2018 by Horatiu Boeriu

Electric charging network EVgo is working with BMW to reuse some of their i3 battery packs for charging stations in California. Accordign to EVgo, the …

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BMW describes their Fifth Generation architecture, scalable battery packages

BMW i | July 10th, 2018 by Horatiu Boeriu

In late 2017, BMW first introduced their Fifth Generation architecture which will be first applied to the upcoming BMW X3 Electric. BMW’s latest generation of scalable electric …

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BMW ordering billions of euros worth of batteries from CATL

News | June 28th, 2018 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW has just ordered several billion euros worth of batteries for its planned electric cars from the Chinese manufacturer CATL. Chief Executive Harald Krüger announced …

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Take a look at the BMW iX3 battery and powertrain technology

BMW i, News | June 25th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

At the moment, BMW only has two pure BEVs (Batter Electric Vehicles), the BMW i3 and i3s. However, the tech underneath the skin is a …

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BMW aims to secure a 10-year supply of cobalt and lithium for EV batteries

BMW i | February 14th, 2018 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW aims to secure a 10-year supply of cobalt and lithium for EV batteries as part of a new strategy, according to Markus Duesmann, BMW’s head …

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DHL trucks to use BMW i3 battery modules

BMW i | December 29th, 2017 by Horatiu Boeriu

Logistics giant DHL is looking to electrify its vast fleet of trucks and vans in the future by buying EVs or making its own trucks, …

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BMW i now also powers electric mobility on the water

BMW i | July 5th, 2017 by Horatiu Boeriu

The BMW Group is supplying lithium-ion batteries from its Dingolfing plant to German company Torqeedo. The marine drive system manufacturer is using them for energy …

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BMW i3 Long Term Battery Capacity Report: Better Than Expected

BMW i | April 24th, 2017 by Tom Moloughney

When it comes to electric cars, it’s all about the battery. Well, it’s not quite that simple, but given how important the battery is to …

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Vattenfall to use batteries produced by BMW for energy storage systems

BMW i | April 3rd, 2017 by Horatiu Boeriu

Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries this year. The batteries with a capacity …

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BMW expects a breakthrough in battery technology in 2026

BMW i | February 14th, 2017 by Horatiu Boeriu

If there is one impediment in the fast adoption of electric vehicles is the battery technology which still delivers a fairly limited driving range in …

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