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BMW launches "My BMW" app with new e-functions

BMW launches "My BMW" app with new e-functions

BMW has unveiled a new generation of apps. The "My BMW" app replaces the "Connected" app and is primarily intended to offer an expanded range of functions for electrified vehicles.

BMW also announces departure from Formula E

BMW also announces departure from Formula E

A few days after Audi, BMW has also announced its withdrawal from Formula E. The Munich-based company will end its involvement in the electric racing series at the end of the coming season in order to sharpen its focus on series production.

BMW iX3 costs from euro 66,300 in Germany

BMW iX3 costs from euro 66,300 in Germany

BMW has activated the online configurator for the all-electric iX3 in Germany and published the price and equipment list that will be valid from January 1. According to this, the starting price is slightly lower than originally announced, namely 66,300 euros (incl. 19% VAT) for the Inspiring variant.

Plug&Charge: What is still missing for the breakthrough

Plug&Charge: What is still missing for the breakthrough

In the coming year, more and more charging stations will be Plug&Charge-capable. To achieve this, many steps have been necessary behind the scenes in recent years - groundwork from which everyone should now benefit. But one thing is still missing for the technology to be used on a broad scale: a large number of Plug&Charge-capable cars.

Our look ahead - These electric cars are coming in 2021

Our look ahead - These electric cars are coming in 2021

Which new electric cars will be launched in 2021? In the price range between 30,000 and 50,000 euros, the choice is growing. In addition to the compacts, an armada of heavyweight E-SUVs is rolling towards us. Christoph M. Schwarzer looks for us at the electric offerings of the new year!

BMW aims to sell 20 percent e-cars in 2023

BMW aims to sell 20 percent e-cars in 2023

BMW is aiming to build "a quarter of a million more electric cars than originally planned" between 2021 and 2023, and the carmaker wants to more than double the share of electrified vehicles in its sales - from around eight percent this year to around 20 percent in 2023.

Free Now aims to offer only e-driving by 2030

Free Now aims to offer only e-driving by 2030

BMW and Daimler's Free Now mobility platform aims to achieve climate neutrality in all key European markets by 2030 and is providing more than €100 million in resources over the next five years to support the shift towards e-mobility.

German manufacturers increase e-deliveries

German manufacturers increase e-deliveries

Following Mercedes-Benz Cars, Porsche, Audi, VW and the BMW Group have now also published their sales figures for 2020. Although overall sales declined for all manufacturers, sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids increased significantly - in some cases reaching a double-digit share of total sales.

Is Ionity getting outside investors soon?

Is Ionity getting outside investors soon?

Because the expansion of the Ionity fast-charging network is progressing too slowly, the owners are said to be discussing attracting private equity capital for Ionity, according to a media report. Financial circles are talking about at least 500 million euros in fresh money.

Mini gives Cooper SE and its siblings a facelift

Mini gives Cooper SE and its siblings a facelift

Mini has given its 3-door, 5-door and convertible a facelift, which in the case of the 3-door also benefits the purely electric Mini Cooper SE. The drive technology remains unaffected by the refresh. The new edition of the electric Mini Cooper SE starts in Germany at list prices from 32,500 euros.

BMW unveils four more PHEVs in the 3- and 5-series

BMW unveils four more PHEVs in the 3- and 5-series

BMW is adding two more models to its plug-in hybrid lineup for both the 3 Series and 5 Series starting in March. Specifically, the 320e and 520e will be added to the portfolio for both the sedan and Touring versions of the two model lines, with prices ranging from €47,450 to €55,900 before incentives.

BMW apparently moves the start of production of the i4 forward

BMW apparently moves the start of production of the i4 forward

BMW is moving up the start of production of the all-electric i4 from the end of the year to August or September, according to a media report, which means the first cars could be delivered in Germany by the end of the year. Meanwhile, in China, BMW has slashed the price of its iX3 electric SUV.

FAW may be considering acquisition of BMW partner Brilliance

FAW may be considering acquisition of BMW partner Brilliance

According to insiders, the state-owned Chinese carmaker FAW is considering a takeover of BMW's local partner Brilliance. The background to the considerations is the precarious financial situation of Brilliance's largest shareholder, the Huachen Automotive Group, which is apparently on the verge of bankruptcy.

CAM: Tesla continues to be the most innovative e-car manufacturer

CAM: Tesla continues to be the most innovative e-car manufacturer

The Center of Automotive Management (CAM) has analyzed the innovative strength of 32 automakers based on 291 innovations in the field of electromobility. The top innovator in the technology field of battery-electric vehicles remains Tesla by a clear margin.

BMW i1 reportedly cancelled, more e-limos planned than e-SUVs

BMW i1 reportedly cancelled, more e-limos planned than e-SUVs

BMW has adjusted its product plans for the upcoming electric cars, according to a media report. According to the report, some e-sedans are planned, but only one more e-derivative of the well-known SUV models.

Mini presents special model of the Mini Cooper SE

Mini presents special model of the Mini Cooper SE

As reported, the all-electric Mini Cooper SE will receive a facelift in March. To coincide with the launch of the new edition, the British BMW brand is also launching an edition model called the Mini Electric Collection, which will be available in Germany from a gross list price of 35,600 euros.

BMW introduces new charging rates

BMW introduces new charging rates

The BMW Group has introduced a new tariff structure for its charging services BMW Charging and Mini Charging. However, only one of the two tariffs offers fixed prices at all accessible charging stations. Discounted conditions with Ionity cost extra in both cases, however.

BMW plans to double production of electrified vehicles in Dingolfing

BMW plans to double production of electrified vehicles in Dingolfing

At the BMW plant in Dingolfing, production of electrified vehicles is to be more than doubled this year from the current level of just under 20,000 to over 40,000 vehicles, with the all-electric BMW iX being one of the vehicles to contribute to this.

Mini to become an all-electric car brand from 2030 onwards

Mini to become an all-electric car brand from 2030 onwards

BMW's Mini brand is to sell only pure electric cars from 2030, according to a media report, with the last combustion-engine Mini model due to be launched in 2025.

BMW iX starts at 77,300 euros - market launch at the end of 2021

BMW iX starts at 77,300 euros - market launch at the end of 2021

BMW has revealed the prices and technical specifications of the two versions of its iX e-SUV. The iX xDrive40 and iX xDrive50 variants will be offered for market launch at the end of 2021 - In Germany at prices starting at 77,300 euros.

BMW tightens electric targets - Mini becomes E-brand

BMW tightens electric targets - Mini becomes E-brand

BMW has tightened its electric plans and plans to transform the Mini brand into a pure e-car manufacturer. However, the Munich-based company has left it open when exactly the last new Mini with a combustion engine will be sold. In addition, the unveiled production version of the i4 was shown for the first time.

Formula E: tuned electric Mini becomes new safety car

Formula E: tuned electric Mini becomes new safety car

The new safety car for Formula E will once again come from the BMW Group, but this time it will be purely electric. Following the BMW i8 with plug-in hybrid drive, this role will in future be taken on by the Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW - a special version of the new Mini Cooper SE.

BP joins Digital Charging Solutions

BP joins Digital Charging Solutions

Alongside the BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG, BP will become the third shareholder in the charging infrastructure provider Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS) with a 33.3 percent stake. DCS will also offer combined charging and refuelling solutions in the future through its partnership with the mineral oil group.

Mercedes and BMW win Formula E race in Valencia

Mercedes and BMW win Formula E race in Valencia

Mercedes driver Nyck de Vries and BMW driver Jake Dennis have won the two Formula E races in Valencia. Saturday's race with the Mercedes victory in particular caused discussion: only nine of the 24 cars were classified in the end as many drivers ran out of energy.

BMW assumes 50 percent BEV by 2030

BMW assumes 50 percent BEV by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid a total of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 emissions by 2030, not only by making the drive mix cleaner, but also by improving factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles.

Rolls-Royce confirms development of e-saloon

Rolls-Royce confirms development of e-saloon

Rolls-Royce is working on its first electric car. CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös has confirmed this and also named the future RR electric car: Silent Shadow. Unfortunately, there is no information about the technology and the market launch yet.

BMW iX to be delivered from November

BMW iX to be delivered from November

BMW has given more details on the launch of the iX, with the E-SUV set to begin deliveries worldwide in November. There are also some more details on the technology - and a new top model in the range.

BMW i4 at market launch in two variants

BMW i4 at market launch in two variants

BMW will initially offer its i4 electric sedan in two variants. Both the rear-wheel-drive, long-range model and the sporty all-wheel-drive, M-logo model will use the same battery. As with the iX e-SUV, the market launch is scheduled for November.

BMW iX3: X3 becomes iX3

BMW iX3: X3 becomes iX3

Electric cars based on combustion engines, so-called conversion vehicles, are often criticised - the requirements of an electric drive and a combustion engine in terms of body concept and room layout are too different. Anyone who suspects that the BMW iX3 would be such an unfortunate conversion vehicle is wrong, according to Christoph M. Schwarzer. The part has turned out well.

BMW plans charging app for China

BMW plans charging app for China

BMW plans to bundle around 360,000 charging stations from various partners in China via a mobile app by the end of the year, making charging easier for customers. The automaker also wants to make its supply chain in China more climate-friendly.

Share Now reports around 11,000 electric trips daily

Share Now reports around 11,000 electric trips daily

Car-sharing provider Share Now has provided insights into statistics on the use of e-vehicles in its European car-sharing fleet, with the company now operating 2,900 BMW, Mini, Smart and Fiat electric cars at four all-electric and four part-electric sites.

BMW puts first prototypes of the i Hydrogen Next on the roads

BMW puts first prototypes of the i Hydrogen Next on the roads

The BMW Group has begun everyday testing of the i-Hydrogen Next prototype. The vehicle is powered purely by electricity and uses hydrogen as an energy carrier. The company now wants to gain practical experience in a wide-ranging field trial.

Hamburg: Share Now flotilla of 100 electric Fiat 500s

Hamburg: Share Now flotilla of 100 electric Fiat 500s

The car-sharing provider Share Now is introducing another all-electric model to its Hamburg fleet in the form of the Fiat 500. 100 examples of the e-car are available in the Hanseatic city with immediate effect.

Sales of the BMW i3 to end in the USA in July

Sales of the BMW i3 to end in the USA in July

BMW apparently plans to end sales of its first all-electric production model, the i3, in the U.S. very soon. Production for the U.S. market is expected to end as early as July, but the i3 will apparently continue to be sold in other countries, but reportedly only until 2022.

Volvo Penta builds electric motors for Rosenbauer RT

Volvo Penta builds electric motors for Rosenbauer RT

Volvo Penta has begun production of electric drives for the production version of Rosenbauer's RT fire engine, including electric motors and an Active Cooling Unit (ACU) based on a 600-volt system.

Tesla wins charging rate comparison

Tesla wins charging rate comparison

Tesla is the test winner of the trade magazine "connect" for charging tariffs of car manufacturers. The electric vehicle manufacturer convinces in all categories "few", "normal" and "frequent" chargers; among the e-mobility providers, Stadtwerke München is in first place with triple "very good" for all charging types.

Recall for the BMW iX3 due to a software error

Recall for the BMW iX3 due to a software error

A sporadic software bug is the reason for a recall of the BMW iX3, according to a report by "Auto Service Praxis". In the event of a serious accident, overvoltage could cause damage to control units and components of the 12 V electrical system.

BMW and Daimler network mobility services

BMW and Daimler network mobility services

BMW and Daimler are dovetailing their Free Now and Share Now offerings. Vehicles from the Share Now car-sharing service can be booked via the Free Now multimobility platform from the end of July in France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

Günther and Bird win Formula E double-header in New York

Günther and Bird win Formula E double-header in New York

BMW driver Maximilian Günther and Jaguar driver Sam Bird won rounds 10 and 11 of the Formula E season, while Porsche and Audi also scored points and the Mercedes EQ factory team came away empty-handed in New York.

BMW iX and i4 configurable

BMW iX and i4 configurable

BMW has opened the online configurator for its new i4 and iX electric models, with prices for the electric sedan starting at €58,300 (before incentives) and the larger iX e-SUV at €77,300. BMW also offers pre-configured models for both ranges.

BMW 520e Touring in test - popular estate now also available as PHEV

BMW 520e Touring in test - popular estate now also available as PHEV

There is still no all-electric station wagon "in the company car segment". Instead, manufacturers continue to rely primarily on PHEV technology for this vehicle class. One of these models is the BMW 520e Touring. Here is our driving report.

Mercedes driver de Vries takes the lead in Formula E

Mercedes driver de Vries takes the lead in Formula E

After Rounds 12 and 13 of the season in London, Mercedes-EQ driver Nyck de Vries has taken the lead in the Formula E World Championship, with two second places enough for the Dutchman, with Jake Dennis in the BMW and Alex Lynn in the Mahindra winning the races.

BMW wants 5,000 employee charging points by the end of the year

BMW wants 5,000 employee charging points by the end of the year

The BMW Group has already exceeded its 2019 target of installing around 4,100 charging points for electrified cars at its German sites by the end of 2021, with around 4,350 charging points installed to date together with partner E.On.

Norway: 6,731 new electric cars in July

Norway: 6,731 new electric cars in July

Norway registered 6,731 new electric passenger cars in July, with e-cars accounting for 64.0 percent of new passenger car registrations last month. Norway's most successful model across all powertrain types in July was the Ford Mustang Mach-E, with 898 new registrations.

MotoE: BMW to provide an all-electric safety car in future

MotoE: BMW to provide an all-electric safety car in future

BMW will unveil the new BMW i4 M50 Safety Car for the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup at the Austrian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring on August 15, having previously used a BMW i8 as the Safety Car for the MotoE.

BMW revises the iX3

BMW revises the iX3

Shortly after the market launch of the iX3, BMW announced a facelift for the electric SUV. However, the model update only affects the appearance and the interior, there are no changes to the drive. The revised model will be on the market in Europe in the fall.

BMW i Vision Circular: What a BMW i3 will look like in 2040

BMW i Vision Circular: What a BMW i3 will look like in 2040

With the i Vision Circular, BMW has given a preview of how the carmaker envisions a compact car in 2040 - with a focus on sustainability and luxury. The study is reminiscent of the i3 in many respects, but is intended to be thought much further ahead.

EQE, i4 and Co: These company cars can be seen at the IAA

EQE, i4 and Co: These company cars can be seen at the IAA

As the first major auto show since the Corona pandemic began, the IAA Mobility is once again giving manufacturers the opportunity to display their latest models in one place. With an eye on increasingly electrified corporate fleets, we took a look around Munich and, unsurprisingly, found what we were looking for.

BMW i5 to arrive in 2023

BMW i5 to arrive in 2023

A new media report provides some info on the all-electric version of BMW's 5 Series. The BMW i5 is expected to be unveiled in 2023 and will also get an M variant, with the Mercedes EQE and Audi A6 e-tron said to be the main opponents.

BMW: iX3 receives battery preconditioning / i3 as special edition

BMW: iX3 receives battery preconditioning / i3 as special edition

BMW is announcing a series of model upgrades that also affect two electric models in the Munich-based company's portfolio: the BMW iX3 will receive predictive battery thermal management from November 2021, while the BMW i3 will be offered in a limited edition Unique Forever edition.

BMW relaunches 2 Series Active Tourer with 2 PHEV variants

BMW relaunches 2 Series Active Tourer with 2 PHEV variants

BMW has unveiled the second-generation 2 Series Active Tourer, which will launch in February 2022, initially as a combustion model, with two plug-in hybrid variants added to the range in summer 2022.

"New class" from BMW: Will the first model be a 3 Series?

"New class" from BMW: Will the first model be a 3 Series?

The first electric car in BMW's "New Class" announced for the middle of the decade will be an all-electric version of the next-generation 3 Series, according to a British media report, with the acronym "NK1" given as its internal working title.

Mini brings the last combustion engine in 2025

Mini brings the last combustion engine in 2025

BMW's Mini brand has unveiled its strategy for the future, reaffirming the BMW Group's previously announced goal of having only all-electric models in its lineup by the early 2030s. Now, it has specified how Mini plans to achieve that goal.

Ionity receives investment of 700 million euros

Ionity receives investment of 700 million euros

Ionity is receiving a €700 million investment from its current shareholders and new partner Blackrocks Global Renewable Power Platform, which will be used to massively expand its HPC network in Europe - to around 1,000 sites by 2025.

BMW: First handovers of i4 and iX to customers

BMW: First handovers of i4 and iX to customers

BMW has handed over the first units of the all-electric i4 to customers. The electric sedan has been in production at the BMW plant in Munich since the end of October. The first delivery of the SUV-electric BMW iX took place about a week ago, according to the latest group release.

BMW M gives preview of performance plug-in hybrid

BMW M gives preview of performance plug-in hybrid

BMW M has unveiled the Concept XM, a preview of the most powerful car ever built in series by BMW's performance brand, which will start production at the US plant in Spartanburg at the end of next year.

High i4 demand: BMW introduces Saturday shifts

High i4 demand: BMW introduces Saturday shifts

BMW plans to introduce Saturday shifts at its Munich plant in Q1 2022 to keep up with high demand for its new i4 electric model. The wait for the electric sedan is currently said to be around nine months, but could climb to a year soon.

BMW plans further e-models in China

BMW plans further e-models in China

BMW is apparently planning a renewed expansion of its China commitment. According to a media report, this not only involves an increase in shares in the BMW-Brilliance joint venture, but also several electrified models - but unlike the iX3, these will not be built for the global market.

BMW iX M60 starts at 130,200 euros

BMW iX M60 starts at 130,200 euros

BMW has unveiled its first M model designed from the outset for electric mobility. The iX M60 is the third, even more powerful model variant and has now been unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, with a global market launch scheduled for June 2022.

BMW brings further iX variants to China

BMW brings further iX variants to China

BMW is now offering its iX electric SUV in three variants in China. In addition to the iX xDrive 50, the iX M60 and iX xDrive 40 are now also going on sale there, making the full range of the large E-SUV available in the important Chinese market.

Magical colour change in the BMW iX

Magical colour change in the BMW iX

BMW has now demonstrated an electric car that can change its exterior color at the touch of a button at CES in Las Vegas: the BMW iX Flow uses so-called e-ink technology for this purpose.

BMW acquires stake in charging infrastructure start-up HeyCharge

BMW acquires stake in charging infrastructure start-up HeyCharge

BMW has invested in Munich-based charging infrastructure startup HeyCharge through its venture capital arm BMW i Ventures. The startup raised a total of $4.7 million for its seed funding, with BMW i Ventures as lead investor.

TÜV report certifies high reliability of Smart Fortwo ED

TÜV report certifies high reliability of Smart Fortwo ED

A special evaluation of the TÜV report provides initial results on the condition of e-cars of the models BMW i3, Renault Zoe, Smart Fortwo Electric Drive and Tesla Model S. Of the four e-models considered, the electric Smart Fortwo performs best with a defect rate of 3.5 percent.

BMW apparently stops i3 production in July

BMW apparently stops i3 production in July

BMW will end production of the i3 in Leipzig in July 2022, according to a media report. The background is probably the conversion of the plant for the production of upcoming electric models.

BMW offers iX and i4 customers free fast charging - in the USA

BMW offers iX and i4 customers free fast charging - in the USA

BMW is offering buyers of its iX and i4 electric models in the U.S. two years of free fast charging at Electrify America's more than 3,000 public charging stations - up to 30 minutes per charge.

Super Bowl: BMW promotes iX with Schwarzenegger and Hayek

Super Bowl: BMW promotes iX with Schwarzenegger and Hayek

BMW will air a 60-second commercial during the Super Bowl next Sunday for the electric iX, which launches next month in the U.S. In the celebrity-studded spot, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the Greek god Zeus and Salma Hayek Pinault plays his consort, the goddess Hera. Here's the commercial.

BMW starts sales of the i4 in China

BMW starts sales of the i4 in China

BMW is now bringing the i4 to the Chinese market after the iX. The e-sedan will be offered in China in two variants as the i4 eDrive40 and i4 M50 at prices starting at 449,900 yuan and 539,900 yuan, respectively.

BMW gives insight into acoustic testing of the i7

BMW gives insight into acoustic testing of the i7

One of the goals in the series development of the all-electric BMW i7 is to keep as much disturbing noise away from the occupants as possible. BMW has now provided some details about the corresponding test program on acoustic test benches specially designed for electric mobility.

BMW tests iX5 Hydrogen at the Arctic Circle

BMW tests iX5 Hydrogen at the Arctic Circle

Before BMW brings the iX5 Hydrogen into small series production later this year, the carmaker is currently completing winter testing of the fuel cell SUV in Sweden. The focus here is particularly on its performance at temperatures below freezing. For a possible large-scale production, however, BMW is calling for support from politicians - especially in terms of infrastructure.

BMW plans more than two million all-electric cars by the end of 2025

BMW plans more than two million all-electric cars by the end of 2025

BMW has announced that it is increasing its targets for the ramp-up of e-mobility - "confirmed by the success of its all-electric models to date", according to a statement from Munich. Initially, this primarily refers to the growing range of e-models - but electric sales are also expected to increase "rapidly" as a result.

BMW names further data on the i7

BMW names further data on the i7

BMW will unveil its electric flagship i7 at Auto China in Beijing on April 20 - and with it, the entire new 7 Series. In advance, the manufacturer has shown the first teaser images of the uncloaked i7 and revealed some details.

BMW names first data on the iX1

BMW names first data on the iX1

BMW has released initial specs and a teaser image for its upcoming iX1 e-SUV, which says the model will have a standard range of over 400 kilometers.

BMW shows i3 eDrive35L for China

BMW shows i3 eDrive35L for China

BMW has officially unveiled the all-electric 3 Series, which will be launched exclusively in China in May 2022 - as the BMW i3. Specifically, the model is called the BMW i3 eDrive35L and will be manufactured at BMW Brilliance Automotive's plant in Lydia, a district of Shenyang.

BMW doubles electric sales in Q1

BMW doubles electric sales in Q1

The BMW Group increased global sales of all-electric BMW and Mini vehicles by 149.2 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, with a total of 35,289 all-electric BMW and Mini vehicles delivered to customers between January and March.

German premium OEMs lag behind in e-car sales in China

German premium OEMs lag behind in e-car sales in China

German premium manufacturers BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are significantly behind Chinese brands in electric car sales in China.

BMW i7: Electric luxury sedan with an eye on China

BMW i7: Electric luxury sedan with an eye on China

BMW has unveiled the new generation of the 7 Series and, in parallel, its electric i7 version. BMW sees the generation change as a "redefinition of luxury". Expressed quite soberly in figures, the i7 is the top model of the entire series.

BMW completes winter testing of the iX1

BMW completes winter testing of the iX1

The all-electric BMW iX1 has successfully completed its driving dynamics testing at the BMW Group's winter test centre in the Arctic Circle, meaning that the series development process has reached its final phase.

Premiere of the BMW iX1: Exclusively with e-all-wheel drive

Premiere of the BMW iX1: Exclusively with e-all-wheel drive

BMW has unveiled the third-generation X1 model, which will also get an all-electric offshoot for the first time in the form of the iX1. The all-electric iX1 xDrive30 will be offered alongside two plug-in hybrid variants of the X1 shortly after its launch in October 2022.

BMW could also bring E-Mini from China to the USA

BMW could also bring E-Mini from China to the USA

According to a media report, the electric Mini planned jointly with Great Wall could also be exported to the U.S. market. According to previous plans, the cars were to be sold primarily in China.

BMW opens another China plant in Shenyang

BMW opens another China plant in Shenyang

The BMW Group has expanded its production capacity in China to 830,000 vehicles per year with the official opening of the BMW Brilliance Automotive plant in Lydia, a district of Shenyang.

BMW: abandonment of combustion engine for "new class" becomes more likely

BMW: abandonment of combustion engine for "new class" becomes more likely

A decision has apparently been made at BMW that the next generation of models based on the "New Class" platform planned for 2025 will be built exclusively with pure E-drives. In addition, another rumor about the battery cells for the new architecture is being confirmed.

Mini shows Cooper SE as a convertible - but as a single piece

Mini shows Cooper SE as a convertible - but as a single piece

BMW's Mini brand has revealed the all-electric Mini Cooper SE for the first time as a convertible. So far it's just an unsaleable one-off, but there's apparently some hope for a production model.

Netze BW presents results of home charging network laboratory in Wangen

Netze BW presents results of home charging network laboratory in Wangen

Netze BW has now also completed its electromobility project in Wangen. As part of the "NETZlabor Intelligent Home Charging", eight Wangen households had an e-car exclusively for six months, which Netze BW provided to them for the duration of a project. Now the project results have been presented.

Mini shows electric crossover study called Aceman

Mini shows electric crossover study called Aceman

Mini has unveiled the Concept Aceman e-crossover as a preview of a new vehicle concept for the premium small car segment. Exact data on the vehicle or powertrain is scarce - Mini sees the Concept Aceman as purely a design study and a harbinger of a new interior and material concept.

Is Mini planning a cooperation with Canoo?

Is Mini planning a cooperation with Canoo?

The production version of the electric Mini Urbanaut study could be produced by Canoo in the USA from 2025, according to a media report. Mini is looking for a technical basis and a production location for the production version of the Urbanaut study, which could supplement the Mini range as an electric van. But there are still some question marks.

BMW M tests all-wheel drive system with four electric motors

BMW M tests all-wheel drive system with four electric motors

BMW's sports car division BMW M has unveiled a technology carrier based on the BMW i4 M50 with a modified body to test "innovative drive and chassis control systems", developments that could later be used in an electric sports car.

BMW to introduce cross-vendor Plug&Charge in 2023

BMW to introduce cross-vendor Plug&Charge in 2023

BMW is now also making a concrete announcement on the introduction of Plug&Charge technology, as electrive.net has exclusively learned: from mid-2023, the function will be available in the first e-cars from BMW. These days, Mercedes had already announced Plug&Charge for a wider range of its electric cars.