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81BMW crushing ActiveE EVs, saving all batteries

It's unlikely to spark a movement and a movie, the way a certain EV1 did a decade ago, but anyone who's seen Who Killed The Electric Car? will likely cringe at this bit of news. Despite the fact that crushing and recycling old vehicles is standard operating procedure in the auto industry, when EVs are involved, it's always a touchy subject.

21Report: BMW mulling lease-only program for Megacity

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34Report: BMW Megacity to cost more than the Nissan Leaf

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8BMW mulls addition of pedestrian warning system for electric vehicles

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5BMW announces trial markets for ActiveE electric car effort

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12BMW announces trial markets for ActiveE electric car effort

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AddBMW releases teaser sketch of Megacity EV, and we tease a little too

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AddBMW envisions early electric vehicles as niche rides for urban dwellers

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Add20 UK drivers will get free leases of the all-electric Mini E

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AddBMW: Actually, we're planning on more than 200 ActiveE units for the U.S.

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AddBMW to produce Megacity electric vehicle in Leipzig

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AddBMW will create new electric vehicle sub-brand

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18REPORT: BMW will create new electric vehicle sub-brand

BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer has confirmed to Reuters that its future electric cars will be badged as BMWs. This contradicts some earlier rumors that the automaker would revive another brand such as Triumph or Isetta for its electric vehicles.

AddBMW building more MINI Es for European testing

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15BMW Announces Megacity hybrid-electric vehicle

BMW Chairman Norbert Reithofer has reportedly confirmed a new eco-friendly machine called the Megacity Vehicle as part of the automaker's Project i. Beyond the name, details are sketchy. According to Reithofer, "Customers will have the choice between a fully electric drive and a high-efficiency combustion engine. Large-scale production could start in the first half of the next decade."

AddBMW Announces Megacity hybrid-electric vehicle

BMW Chairman Norbert Reithofer has reportedly confirmed a new eco-friendly machine called the Megacity Vehicle as part of the automaker's Project i. Beyond the name, details are sketchy. According to Reithofer, "Customers will have the choice between a fully electric drive and a high-efficiency combustion engine. Large-scale production could start in the first half of the next decade."

12BMW considering all-electric car for the U.S.?

BMW's U.S. success means that come 2012, it will be considered a large vehicle manufacturer here in the States. In preparation for that, BMW will decide this year on whether to make "an ecologically-compatible car for the U.S. market," most likely to help the automaker meet more stringent CAFE standards that are forthcoming. Incredibly, for a company known for its engines, this newest car venture would probably run on batteries according to CEO Norbert Reithofer. We mentioned that BMW is conside

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