Bmw electric car news. Recent posts from the bmw i3 forum. Its carbon fiber reinforced plastic body shell aluminum underpinnings and battery. Welcome to the bmw i3 forumif youre looking for information on the bmw i3 or looking to connect with other enthusiasts this is the place to be. In the early 1980s with the.
Series production of the bmw i3 destined for retail customers began in september 2013 and. The bmw i is a sub brand of bmw founded in 2011 to design and manufacture plug in electric vehicles. Bmw has told its dealers to hold all sales of its 2018 i3 electric car due to a compliance issue detected by the nhtsa. When the history of modern electric cars is written the bmw i3 will likely go down as something of an anomaly.
The i3 all electric car and the i8 plug in hybridconcept versions of both these vehicles were shown at the 2009 frankfurt motor show. Car news from edmunds keeps car buyers and owners informed of the latest automotive news events and recalls. The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. Head over to the forum and sign up its simple and easy and youll be one step closer to joining the bmw i3 forum community.
The result is a new kind of high performance car. What resulted the i3 and i8 have helped take. Bmws electric car lineup the tiny i3 commuter and the i8 plug in sports car leaves a huge gap for a more practical mainstream vehicle in between. We couldnt get enough of the shapes the lines the numbers the possibilities.
The german automaker will also recall about 30000 examples of the bmw i3.