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Extension of product range as central component of the corporate NUMBER ONE > NEXT strategy – Successful launch of the new BMW Series, the BMW 8 Series Coupe and the BMW 8 Series Convertible – BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe available from dealers from the fourth quarter of 2019 – BMW i8 Coupe and BMW i8 Roadster remain the most widely sold plug-in hybrid sports cars worldwide.
Distinctive geometry optimises recognisability of steering position when switching from highly automated driving to active driving, also enhancing entry comfort and the view of the instrument cluster.
Single-piece display unit for presentation of information geared perfectly towards the driver offering ergonomically optimised, intuitive control.
BMW i3 owner Shaun Maidment has the distinction of having reached the 200 000km milestone in his 2015 BMW i3, to make his the highest-mileage electric vehicle across Africa - and the 15th highest mileage BMW i3 in the world.
Electromobility under extreme conditions: The BMW iX3, the BMW i4 and the BMW iNEXT undergo cold testing in the Arctic Circle.
Prototypes of the next all-electric models from BMW i are jointly undergoing comprehensive vehicle tests at the winter test centre in Arjeplog – intensive development programme preparing for market launch in 2020 and 2021.
BÁVARO Motors is the BMW dealer in the Cape Verde islands and, from 1 January 2019, is also the appointed BMW i dealer on the islands. Seven new BMW i3s ordered by four companies in the energy supply and development sectors were delivered to their new owners from 17 January 2019.
Electrified vehicles sales up 38.4% year-on-year +++ BMW Group European market leader in electromobility +++ Krüger: Once again, we’ve achieved our ambitious target +++ Company set to continue leading role in technology innovation +++ 500,000 BMW Group e-vehicles expected on the roads by the end of 2019 +++
With new high-voltage batteries for an even further extended range and retaining characteristic BMW sporty flair: the BMW i3 (120 Ah) and the BMW i3s (120 Ah).
Storage capacity further increased, having now doubled since the market launch of the BMW i3 – Operating range for locally emissions-free mobility is increased to as much as 260 kilometres in everyday conditions without any loss of brand-based driving pleasure – Additional new features: new colours for the exterior and interior.
The BMW i3 carries much electricity on board; often even more than what is needed for driving. This video shows what could be done with it. The BMW i engineers are working on it.. (BMW i3 as an electricity dispenser)
On Location Pictures: BMW i Media Launch - Johannesburg and Cape Town
The BMW i3 shows the way ahead to a new era of mobility. It is recognised the world over as a symbol of driving pleasure, sustainability and intelligent connectivity in the urban traffic environment, which is why it has become the best-selling electric car in the premium compact segment. The recipe for success of the BMW i3 has now been further improved, thanks to refreshing styling accents and more.
The BMW i8 has performed the role of sports car of the future with extraordinary success since the day it was launched. The progressively designed 2+2-seater doubles up as an eye-catching object of desire and a technological pioneer. Indeed, the i8 has been the world’s highest-selling hybrid sports car since it first hit the roads in 2014 and has collected an array of awards in recognition of its visionary design and trailblazing vehicle concept..
The latest new models, pioneering concept vehicles and innovative technological developments are the headline-makers as BMW takes to the stage at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing.
Statements by the Board of Management of BMW AG at the BMW Group Press Conference, Beijing Auto Show 2018.
World premiere for the BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe: Study car offers a look ahead to the most alluring and exotic variant of the new BMW 8 Series.
Highlights in brief.
100,000 electrified vehicles in 2017 and a leading electric mobility system provider.
The BMW Group has delivered more than 100,000 electrified vehicles to customers worldwide in 2017, as promised at the beginning of the year. This underlines the company’s leadership role when it comes to electro-mobility. An eye-catching light installation will mark this milestone on the road to the mobility of the future, with the BMW Group headquarters, the world-famous “Four-Cylinder” in the north of Munich, transformed into a battery.
The sports car of the future – now available in two body variants. New BMW i8 Roadster and new BMW i8 Coupe are under starter’s orders. Both plug-in hybrid models feature further developed BMW eDrive technology, enabling longer range and more time in pure-electric mode. World premiere of the BMW i8 Roadster at the Los Angeles Auto Show in December 2017, market launch from May 2018.