BMW i3 Test Drive (Image: T. Larkum)

Test Drive: BMW i3

Today my Wife and I headed off to the Specialist Cars BMW dealership in Stevenage for a pre-booked test drive in the new BMW i3 electric plug-in. We arrived to a professional welcome, and after a few minutes we were ready to drive. I had driven an i3 before, and so this was to convince

BWM i8 in production (Image: BMW)

BMW accelerates electric powertrain production

Following the successful launch of the ‘i’ sub-brand, BMW is now expanding production capabilities in anticipation of electrifying its conventional fleet of vehicles. Two new production lines building electric motors and the lithium-ion battery packs that supply them with energy have been commissioned for the German carmaker’s Dingolfing plant. More than 200 additional staff are

Formula E Support Cars Get Equipped With Wireless Charging

Formula E Gets Wirelessly Charged Up Four plug-in BMWs will be support vehicles (safety, medical, etc.) for the all-electric Formula E racing series. These 4 vehicles have now been fitted (or will be soon) with Qualcomm Halo wireless charging technology. Per Formula E: All four BMWs have been specifically modified to meet FIA requirements, with