203 Articles
1 / 10

Autocar reports BMW is preparing an "optimized driveline" for the i3 that upgrades the battery and electronics, and improves range to "well over" 124 miles.


BMW is equipping its i3 electric hatchback for use by police, fire, and ambulance services around the world. There's even one transporting cash around Warsaw in place of an armored truck.


BMW is recalling 6,073 examples of the i3 and Mini Hardtops because of a manufacturing error with their passenger's side airbag modules. The parts need to be replaced.


Double Wow!

Columnist Gary Witzenburg lives with the range-extender version of the BMW i3 for a while, and finds appeal in its quirky charms.


Los Angeles is plugging some electric vehicles into its city fleet, including a Tesla Model S and a BMW i3.


These Changes Put Your Warranty At Risk, Of Course

BMW i3 range-extender software for California vehicles can be tweaked to enable larger gas displacement, longer driving range.


A hundred BMW i3 owners in California are receiving $1,000 to take part in a pilot program to delay charging their EVs during peak hours. At the end of the 18-month test, even more money could be on the way to them.


Epic Mind Drive Offers Emissions-Free Telepathy

A UK insurance company tricks out a BMW i3 with a robot pilot that receives brainwaves to let you mind-control the car.


Wards Auto has named its best cabins of 2015, ditching last year's high-dollar vehicles for far more attainable offerings.


Tesla, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt and Even VW Jetta TDI Make The List

BMW i3 tops KBB's Top 10 Green Cars list – again – with praise for the plug-in's performance and design.


Japanese Buyers Still Need To Show Proof Of Parking, Charging Access

DVDs, movies and now the a plug-in car. In Japan, you can buy the BMW i3 electric vehicle on Amazon.


Rumored i5, i7 Models Are Not Coming Soon

The CEO of BMW North America, Ludwig Willisch, says there will be plug-in hybrid versions of every new BMW model, but we will have to wait for any new i vehicles like the rumored i5 and i7.


But Battery Improvements For New i3, i8 Models Coming

The next new vehicle to wear BMW's i prefix is not due until after 2020. In the meantime, we can expect battery updates for the i3 and i8 every three years.


Following a complaint from Consumer Reports, BMW has issued a software upgrade to the range-extended i3 model that alerts the driver of a low state of charge that could affect the vehicle's acceleration.


BMW is fighting a recent rumor from Germany claiming that the Bavarian automaker is working with Apple on the tech giant's car.


Rinspeed has once again brought together a coalition of suppliers to create something unique for the Geneva Motor Show, this time based on the BMW i3 and packed with autonomous tech.


BMW i3 Super Bowl Commercial

BMW dipped into the Today Show's archives for its Super Bowl ad, featuring a bewildered Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel and their impressions of the new i3.


The price of the BMW i3 goes up by a total of $1,075 to account for more standard equipment and a slightly higher destination charge.


Remember when no one understood the Internet? BMW does, and as it sees it, it's a similar story with its all-new i3.


BMW and VW will work with ChargePoint to get more DC Fast Chargers up and ready on the East and West coasts of the US. More Level 2 chargers will be available, too.


Lexus will run a 30-second spot for the NX during this year's Super Bowl, while BMW announces it will be showcasing the i3 in a 60-second spot. Four other carmakers have announced plans to join the party, down from 11 carmakers who advertised during last year's event.

1 / 10
Share This Post