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BMW South Africa to launch a pilot for solar charging stations

BMW i | March 9th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW South Africa will launch a pilot project to test the use of solar power technology for electric vehicle charging stations. Tim Abbott, the managing …

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BMW i3 Life Hack: Charge Port Snow Cover

How-To, Interesting | February 21st, 2016 by Tom Moloughney

Charge ports on electric cars are similar to the fuel tank filler openings on gasoline and diesel cars in that the fuel or energy is …

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BMW i3 Software Update 15-11-502 Fixes Flaws, Adds Features

BMW i | November 22nd, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW has just rolled out another software update (15-11-502) for the i3 in the North American market. Since the i3 launch, these updates have been …

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Electric Vehicles, Solar Energy and Net Metering

BMW i | August 27th, 2015 by Chuck Vossler

Electric Vehicles, Solar Energy and Net Metering: It’s an interesting combination in more ways than one. As there are no production or transportation costs for …

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BMW i ChargeForward Pilot Launches in Bay Area

BMW i | August 4th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The BMW i ChargeForward Program has begun as an 18-month pilot. The program is now issuing calls to participating BMW i3 drivers in the San …

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BMW i3 drivers could collect $1,000 to charge on a schedule

BMW i | July 31st, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

In January at the Consumer Electronics Show, BMW announced the BMW i ChargeForward Program.  The pilot study was undertaken by the BMW Group Technology Office, …

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BMW’s Charging Streetlights

BMW i | June 18th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

BMW has yet again given evidence to my claim that Zee Germans think of absolutely everything. In a recent report from Jalopnik, it seems as …

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BMW Starts Replacing i3 KLE Onboard Charger To Achieve A 7.4 kW Charging Rate

BMW i | December 27th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

When the BMW i3 launched in the U.S., BMW promised a Level 2 charging rate of over 7.0 kW, 7.4 kW to be exact. The …

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Charging your BMW i3 from a streetlight

BMW i | November 8th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

Electric cars are directed primarily to an urban clientele, so offering diversified charging solutions is one of the main strategy points to bring electric vehicles …