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BMW to source battery cells produced using renewable energy

  FRANKFURT: German carmaker BMW on Tuesday said its electric cars will use battery cells produced using renewable energy, a step which will compel the biggest suppliers to source more non-coal generated electricity. “We now have a contractual agreement with our cell manufacturers that they will use only green power to produce our fifth generation […]

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Electric car sales in Europe jump, but still just 4 per cent of market

In Germany, Europe’s largest car market, showrooms have been open since late April, but demand is massively down and inventory levels unusually high in what is usually the strongest sales period, German dealership association ZDK said FRANKFURT: Registrations of electric cars in Europe jumped 57.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2020, but still […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

Upcoming BMW electric motorcycles to get wireless charging

The wireless charging can make its way to multiple BMW electric bikes in the future. As one can see in the image, when the side stand of the motorcycle is rested on a charging pad installed on the ground, the batteries will start to charge. The future is certainly electric and besides offering just a […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

BMW’s fully-electric SUV, the iX3, to get around 440km range

  BMW has confirmed that it will commence the production of its fully-electric car, the iX3, from 2020. The German automaker has also revealed that the car will promise a range of over 440km on a single charge. It will come with the fifth generation of the BMW eDrive technology, which will also be deployed […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

BMW now boasts of having 500,000 electric vehicles on the road

In an official tweet, BMW wrote that statistically, one EV was sold every four minutes and the company is aiming to sell one million EVs by 2021 Munich: Luxury carmaker BMW has announced that it has sold 500,000 electric vehicles (EVs), marking a major milestone for the industry as well as the brand. In an […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

BMW ups orders of battery cells for electric cars

The total increase of 6.2 billion euros ($6.9 billion) will come from a new 2.9-billion-euro contract with Samsung-SDI and an increase from 4.0 to 7.3 billion in orders from China’s CATL, BMW said in a statement Frankfurt: German high-end carmaker BMW said Thursday it was massively increasing orders of battery cells for electric cars for […]

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Europe Set to Race Past US in Battery Manufacturing

Europe’s battery manufacturing capacity is on the cusp of dramatic growth, though much of the investment and know-how are coming from Asian companies. A slew of recent announcements has left Europe poised to overtake North America in terms of battery manufacturing capacity by 2023, analyst figures show. Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) expects European nameplate […]

Corvus Energy to supply energy storage systems for five new ferries

BMW Electrifies National Parks With 100 EV Charging Stations

Both BMW and park officials believe the hybrid and electric vehicle charging stations will increase park visitation across the country. BMW of North America donated 100 new electric vehicle charging stations in and near U.S. national parks, the culmination of an idea more than 2 years in the making. The Bavarian automaker today announced it […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

BMW reveals MINI Electric vehicle: Meet the MINI Cooper SE with a ‘go-kart feeling’

German automotive brand BMW revealed the first electric vehicle for its MINI brand. The MINI Electric, officially known as the MINI Cooper SE, debuted Tuesday in the Netherlands. The car will be built in the United Kingdom and exported to the U.S. It’s expected to arrive in 2020, with production beginning in November 2019. While […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

BMW executive calls EVs ‘overhyped’ at company event about EVs

Someone didn’t get the message BMW executive and board member Klaus Fröhlich told reporters this week that the shift to cars powered by electricity is “overhyped,” and said that there is “no” consumer demand for them. Curiously, Fröhlich made these comments at an event where BMW proudly announced it will accelerate plans to release 25 […]

China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025

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