BMW

  • BMW’s i Vision Dynamics targets Tesla-topping range in a four-door coupe

    BMW’s i Vision Dynamics targets Tesla-topping range in a four-door coupe

    BMW has a new electric concept vehicle designed to show how it envisions occupying its electric model range between the i3 and the i8: The i Visions Dynamics. The four-dour luxury coupe has a head-turning design, including Tesla-familiar features like flush door handles, but BMW is also touting its range at a whopping 373 miles, with a top speed of over 120 mph and a 0-to-60 mph time of just… Read More

  • BMW to offer 12 fully electric car models by 2025

    BMW to offer 12 fully electric car models by 2025

    BMW says that it’ll have a total of 25 electrified vehicles in its lineup by 2025, with a full dozen of those being full-electric cars. These should have a usable range of up to 435 miles, BMW CEO Harald Krueger told reporters, according to Reuters. That’s another brick in the wall for the ongoing automotive market powertrain switch, which gained steam today with another… Read More

  • MINI’s Electric Concept still looks like a MINI, but also screams ‘EV’

    MINI’s Electric Concept still looks like a MINI, but also screams ‘EV’

    The MINI Electric Concept is coming to the Frankfurt Motor Show, and its debut appearance will showcase the design changes that MINI has made to signal that this is indeed the first large-scale production fully electric MINI vehicle. MINI has offered electrified versions of its existing cars, but the Electric Concept is designed from the ground up as an EV, and not just a combustion-powered… Read More

  • BMW adds a sport package to the i3 electric vehicle

    BMW adds a sport package to the i3 electric vehicle

    The BMW i3 will soon be available with a sport package that adds a few ponies, sportier wheels and a slightly different look to let other drivers know you’re serious about not using gasoline. The updated model is called the i3s and marks the first time the automaker added a dedicated sport package to the i3 or i7, though the i8 is already sporty enough. This package comes as part of… Read More

  • Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye in developing self-driving platform

    Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye in developing self-driving platform

    The joint effort by Mobileye, Intel and BMW to develop an autonomous driving platform that can be used by other automakers has a new partner: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). FCA and the group signed a memorandum of understanding to work together, which opens the door for FCA to contribute to the progress the team has already made. Already, BMW, Intel and Mobileye (which Intel subsequently… Read More

  • The first fully electric Mini will be a 3-door model entering production in 2019

    The first fully electric Mini will be a 3-door model entering production in 2019

    BMW Group today revealed more information about its forthcoming battery electric Mini car, which will join the existing internal combustion and hybrid options as a pillar of the lineup. The all-electric model will be a “variant of the brand’s core 3 door model,” BMW revealed for the first time today, and will enter production in 2019 alongside the rest of the Mini… Read More

  • The virtual used car dealership Shift raises $38 million

    The virtual used car dealership Shift raises $38 million

    Shift, the online used car reseller that takes the crappy dealership out of the sales experience, has raised $38 million in its latest round of funding. The company, which is wildly popular among millennials that still buy cars, managed to raise the money from investors led by BMW i Ventures, which has been on an investment tear recently. Read More

  • Faraday Future answers mounting challenges with high-profile CTO hire

    Faraday Future answers mounting challenges with high-profile CTO hire

    Faraday Future is an electric car company with a very uncertain future, following news that it would be ending its effort to build an assembly plant for its vehicles in Nevada. The company’s primary backer, China’s LeEco, is in dire financial straits, and the would-be Tesla challenger is facing its own heat as a result. Now, however, the company is revealing a big-name hire… Read More

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