BMW Batteries Claimed to Outlast Cars with 15-year Lifecycle

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Tesla inspires BMW to share battery technology with rivals

BMW announced this week via Automotive News that it is opening up its patents related to battery cell technology that it co-developed with Samsung SDI. Last month, Tesla said it would make hundreds of its EV…

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BMW Group and Samsung SDI expand partnership on batteries

The BMW Group and Samsung SDI plan to expand their supply relationship for battery cells for electro-mobility. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect today in Seoul. Samsung SDI will…

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BMW i3 – batteries and charging solutions

As part of the upcoming 2013 Innovation Days, BMW releases more details on the i3 electric vehicle, its battery technology and charging solutions. The power supply for the BMW i3 is provided by a specially…