How Much Does it Cost to Charge an Electric Car?

There are many reasons for considering making an electric car the next car you buy or lease. Besides the many environmental benefits, the promise of energy security, the silky-smooth driving experience with instant torque available without delay and low maintenance, one of the best characteristics of electric… » 8/27/14 3:40pm Wednesday 3:40pm

Can I fit my Bass in a BMW i3?

We are looking to add a new BMW to our family and have been very interested in the BMW i3 to act as a family shuttle around town. We, however, have a unique requirement for our future family vehicle. My daughter plays the Bass in orchestra at school, so this means we get to shuttle her massive stringed animal around… » 8/15/14 11:46am 8/15/14 11:46am

Why Is It Easier To Repair A BMW i3 Than Other Vehicles?

BMWBLOG had the opportunity to tour the BMW North AmericaTraining facility where technicians for U.S. dealerships come to learn how to repair the very unique lightweight i3. Most consumers won’t really care about the details of how the i3 is repaired but one thing they will care about is what the BMW i3 costs to… » 8/14/14 1:19pm 8/14/14 1:19pm

Why Does Anyone Care If Anne Hathaway Borrowed A BMW i3?

BMW wants to make a big splash with the i3 in the environmental circles dominated by the Toyota Prius and Tesla Model S. But anyone can buy one of those now, so BMW is appparently placing i3s in the hands of celebrities. Like Anne Hathaway, who's been seen in one recently. Does that make you want to order one now? » 12/30/13 1:30pm 12/30/13 1:30pm

The BMW i3 Looks A Lot Like This Crazy Forgotten 90s Concept Car

When I saw the production photos of the new BMW i3 electric city car, I couldn't shake the feeling that I had seen it somewhere else before. Then one day, in a flash of brilliance, it occurred to me that this isn't the first time BMW has tried a lightweight, rear-engine, super-efficient city car hatchback. » 9/13/13 1:20pm 9/13/13 1:20pm

Poor Little BMW i3 Gives Up, Is Abandoned In NY Suburbs

The 2014 BMW i3 is still in prototype form, and, perhaps moreso than many prototypes, much of its technology is unproven. That being said, who knows what led to the BMW engineer testing this one to just up and abandon it when it gave out, just sitting halfway through the side of a highway off-ramp. » 9/07/13 3:07pm 9/07/13 3:07pm