BMW i3 REx

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Ask Us Anything: Can BMW i3 run on gas?

One of the most common questions we get asked is related to the functionality of the range extender in the BMW i3. Some readers have asked whether the BMW i3 REx runs on gasoline when…

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2017 BMW i3 vs BMW i3 REx

Since its inception, the BMW i3 has been sort of behind the curve, in terms of pure electric range. Even when it first debuted, its range wasn’t any further than the much cheaper Nissan Leaf’s….

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Report: Incorrect State Of Charge Readings on the i3

Someone once said, “You could always tell the pioneers by the arrows in their back.” A recent software bug has cropped up that seems to be affecting many of the early build and higher mileage…

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BMW recalls 2014-2017 BMW i3 models

BMW has issued a recall for approximately 19,000 model-year 2014-17 BMW i3 models equipped with the optional Range Extender REx. The recall bulletin issued by BMW and NHTSA says “the fuel-tank vent line may rub…

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BMW i3 REx vs Audi A3 e-tron

BMW’s i3 faces little competition from its traditional German rivals. For i3 competition, one must mostly look outside of Germany to either Japan or America, for either the Nissan Leaf or Chevy Bolt. However, the oft-forgotten Audi A3…