It's rumored that BMW is going to give the i3 a refresh sometime next year, with some styling updates and most importantly, an even better driving range.
BMW has announced that it will supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 i3 electric vehicles for use in the department's transportation fleet. The addition of the 100 BMW i3 electric vehicles follows the initial trial of a BMW i3 in LA's fleet.
As expected, BMW is giving the 2017 i3 a battery upgrade, which now means that it can travel up to 50% further than before, which gives it a driving range up to 114 miles.
Late last year reports started to surface that BMW is working on an upgrades for the i3 that will ultimately give it a much longer driving range. Now BMW has confirmed those reports, since Ian Robertson, BMW AG board member for sales and marketing recently revealed that the 2017 i3 will have a longer driving range.
BMW and Nissan have teamed up to add DC Fast charging at 120 locations across 19 states in an effort to support Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 customers and to promote increased adoption of electric vehicles nationwide.
Following Nissan's lead with the longer range Leaf, BMW is also rumored to be working on an update to the i3 electric car that will give it a driving range up to 124 miles on a single charge.
Luxury automakers are even throwing their hat in the ring, with BMW and Mercedes-Benz being the two latest luxury brands to enter the segment with the BMW i3 and Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric. Both the i3 and B-Class Electric have similar prices and even driving ranges that are close (if you don't buy the i3 with the range extender). Which one is better?
BMW is currently deciding what its next "i" model will be, following the launch of the i3 and i8 models last year. There have been rumors about a Tesla-fighting i5 model, but a BMW source has revealed that the automaker is still contemplating its next model.
BMW is giving the i3 models equipped with a range-extender a much needed software update. The i3 with the two-cylinder range extender currently suffers from an acceleration issue, which was first reported by Consumer Reports.
BMW has revealed its 60-second spot for the BMW i3 that will air during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1. After taking four years off, BMW will return to the game with "Newfangled Idea," featuring Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel.
After a four year hiatus, BMW has announced that it is going to air a commercial during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. The 60-second spot will feature the BMW i3.
BMW has announced that it has developed a fully-automated parking system for the i3, which will debt next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
BMW has unveiled the new i Solar Carport concept in Los Angeles, which is designed as a greener way to recharge the i3 and i8 vehicles.
BMW has announced that the first 2014 BMW i3 electric car has been delivered in the U.S. Boston resident and Tufts University professor of practice, Charles Rabie took delivery of his i3 yesterday at the BMW of Boston dealership.
BMW is currently discussing if it makes sense to a larger model to its electrified i sub-brand.
The 2014 BMW i3 doesn't go on sale in Europe until next month, but BMW has already reportedly received more than 8,000 orders for the new electric car.
As promised BMW as officially unveiled the BMW i3, which is going to arrive in the US in the second quarter of 2014.
BMW is going to officially unveil the i3 next week, but the first photos have already leaked online.
BMW has just announced the pricing for the BMW i3 electric vehicle, which will start at $41,350 before any state or federal tax incentives.
BMW has released the full specs for the i3, which is going to be unveiled on July 29.
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