06 Sep '13, 10pm

Not Just Futuristic, BMW i3 Electric Car is Welcoming and Accessible

BMW is now poised to make its grand entrance to the plug-in car market. The company’s i3 plug-in city car is due to go on sale soon (and the production version of the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week). BMW’s official i3 launch in July—replete with razzle-dazzle and claims about revolutionizing transport in the world’s mega-cities—was a turn-off for me. It seemed grandiose. But sitting in the i3 for the first time yesterday at a U.K. event made me change my mind about BMW’s first mass-produced plug-in car: It isn’t just a toy for the automaker known for performance-oriented sedans. It really is a new way of thinking about cars. Seeing Is Believing Inside, four well-proportioned seats and careful design creates an unusually large cabin for a car of the i3’s size. Uncluttered by a center transmission tunnel or gear lever, the...

Full article: http://www.plugincars.com/sell-i3-bmw-needs-ditch-hyperbo...

Tweets

Are The BMW i3 And i8 Electric Cars Too Much Of A Stretch? #green

Are The BMW i3 And i8 Electric Cars Too Much Of...

greencarreports.com 07 Sep '13, 1pm

By Stephen Edelstein 312 views Sep 7, 2013 2014 BMW i3 Enlarge Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ I...

Just optimized load time of from 4.4s to 1.49s ...

tools.pingdom.com 07 Sep '13, 1pm

We built this Full Page Test tool to help you analyze the load speed of your websites and learn how to make them faster. I...

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car – full officia...

paultan.org 10 Sep '13, 12pm

The emotion-led aesthetic package is based on the BMW i design language, incorporating classic sports car proportions and ...

Report: BMW DriveNow ready to expand to US cities with more freedom than San Francisco

Report: BMW DriveNow ready to expand to US citi...

green.autoblog.com 06 Sep '13, 12pm

While San Francisco was the best place for BMW to enter the US carsharing game with its DriveNow division, it's been a ver...

Just an fyi: create_join_table exists

api.rubyonrails.org 09 Sep '13, 8pm

Checks to see if a column exists in a given table. # Check a column exists column_exists?(:suppliers, :name) # Check a col...

#BMWi8

#BMWi8

bmw.com 10 Sep '13, 7am

With its fascinating holistic concept, the BMW i8 brings the vision of a modern and sustainable sports car to life. The hi...

Detroit Electric To Build Electric Sports Cars In...Holland

Detroit Electric To Build Electric Sports Cars ...

greencarreports.com 07 Sep '13, 5pm

By Antony Ingram Sep 7, 2013 Follow Antony 2013 Detroit Electric SP:01 Enlarge Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sh...

BMW og Vattefall med prosjekt på gjenbruk av br...

evworld.com 08 Sep '13, 10pm

The premise behind these research projects is that even though aged batteries might no longer be suitable for powering an ...

My dream handbag is four grand, just kill me.

twitter.com 08 Sep '13, 3am

When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always ...

Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car Live Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show - Green Car Reports

Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car Live Gallery: 20...

greencarreports.com 11 Sep '13, 12pm

As with most electric cars, hooking the e-Golf up to a DC Fast Charging system nets an 80 percent charge in 30 minutes, th...

Report: BMW i3 will use iGenius bots as plug-in salespeople

Report: BMW i3 will use iGenius bots as plug-in...

green.autoblog.com 03 Sep '13, 7pm

. Sure, you can get a gas-engine range extender for the vehicle itself, but if you're interested in buying or test driving...

California Extends Electric-Car HOV Lane Access To 2019

California Extends Electric-Car HOV Lane Access...

greencarreports.com 05 Sep '13, 1pm

By Stephen Edelstein 310 views Sep 5, 2013 Green HOV-Lane Sticker Enlarge Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share o...

Sweet Baby Ray's barbecue sauce!!! This car is ...

bmw.com 15 Sep '13, 12pm

BMW Individual 3 Series Touring BMW Individual 3 Series Coupé BMW Individual 3 Series Convertible