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Category Archive: plug-in hybrids

Nov
22

BMW M testing prototype cars powered by hybrid powertrain

BMW M testing prototype cars powered by hybrid powertrain

BMW M’s electrified future is near certainty and the Garching-based sportscar division is currently testing prototype cars powered by hybrid powertrains, the firm’s vice president Dirk …

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Sep
29

Rumor: BMW X3 plug-in hybrid halted, likely to be cancelled in favor of full-electric X3

Rumor: BMW X3 plug-in hybrid halted, likely to be cancelled in favor of full-electric X3

Earlier this year, many outlets, including BMWBLOG, reported, based on credible sources, that a future plug-in hybrid version of the new X3 SUV is in …

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Jul
25

BMW i3 and 330e ranked first and fourth in AutoExpress test

BMW i3 and 330e ranked first and fourth in AutoExpress test

Lovers of electric and plugin hybrids vehicles have a wider range of choices in 2017 than any other year before. All the top premium brands …

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Jun
19

Auto supplier Magna to manufacture BMW 5-series plug-in hybrids

Auto supplier Magna to manufacture BMW 5-series plug-in hybrids

Auto supplier Magna International Inc was awarded a new contract by BMW to produce the all-new BMW 5 Series hybrid at its plant in Austria. The …

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Jun
09

BMW: China EV quotas will be tough for premium brands

BMW: China EV quotas will be tough for premium brands

Over the last few years, China has been cracking down on combustion engines, citing air pollution as the main reason. To reduce the CO2 footprint, …

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Dec
15

BMW Sells a Record 7,500 Plug-Ins For November

BMW Sells a Record 7,500 Plug-Ins For November
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BMW noted a strong result for plug-in electric car sales in November, delivering some 7,571 BMW i and iPerformance series, or 3.6 percent of total …

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Sep
19

BMW sells nearly 35,000 EVs and plug-in hybrids so far in 2016

BMW sells nearly 35,000 EVs and plug-in hybrids so far in 2016
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Through September, BMW has sold 34,664 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in 2016, accounting for 2.3 percent of the total 1.5 million of cars sold …

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Nov
30

European car makers under increasing pressure to meet tightening fuel economy rules

European car makers under increasing pressure to meet tightening fuel economy rules

A report from PA Consulting says European car makers are coming under increasing pressure to meet tightening fuel economy rules. Among the European brands, BMW …

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Oct
01

Nearly 10% of all BMW passenger cars sold US in September are electric or hybrid

Nearly 10% of all BMW passenger cars sold US in September are electric or hybrid

BMW North America just released their sales report for September 2015. Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 4.0 percent in September for a total of …

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Jan
20

Will cheap gas hurt the BMW i3 sales?

Will cheap gas hurt the BMW i3 sales?

“There are some short-term changes that will occur in some countries,” Robertson said for Bloomberg. “There would be some moves toward some bigger-engine vehicles.”

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