Articles about BMW

  • Geneva 2012: full electric vehicle preview

    Farah reveals all the electric stars ahead of March auto show.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi February 29, 2012 11:33 AM
  • New pure-electric BMW i5 to launch in 2015

    BMW will launch a mid-range MPV in 2015 to add to its ‘Project i’ series of upcoming electric vehicles, according German motoring magazine Auto Bild.
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    By John Silcox January 27, 2012 10:45 AM
  • YouTues: the electric BMW 3-Series that humbles supercars

    Whether a traffic light grand prix takes place or not is usually decided with one quick glance. As in, “I’m in a Mazda RX-8, he’s in a 911 Carrera S. Not going to happen”. Well, the chap in the Mazda might take one look at the subject of this week’s YouTues feature, an ageing BMW 3-Series with lurid paint and some dodgy decals, and think to himself ‘game on!’ And, oh my, what a surprise our friend would get as the BMW disappears in a blue-grey cloud of tyre smoke.
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    By Gavin Conway January 24, 2012 3:35 PM
  • BMW i3 pure-electric gets killer smartphone app

    Ahead of the 2013 on-sale date for the Golf-sized BMW i3 pure-electric, the German carmaker has released teaser details of an advanced smartphone app that’s like nothing we’ve seen.
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    By Gavin Conway January 4, 2012 12:07 PM
  • 2012 electric vehicle preview: EVs are accelerating

    There’s a lot to look forward to in the coming year, not the least of which will be the arrival of a brace of new pure-electric cars in the UK. But the electrification of our motoring world isn’t just about pure-electrics – watch out for the arrival of advanced plug-in hybrids, as well as diesel/electric hybrids from the likes of Volvo and Peugeot.
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    By Gavin Conway December 31, 2011 10:00 AM