Tag: BMW i3

Nissan Leaf Is Latest EV To Get Price Slashed In Response To UK Govt’s Stingier EV Grant

Nissan is the latest carmaker to cut the cost of its EVs following last month’s surprise announcement by the UK Government to massively reduce the financial incentives for Brits to buy electric cars. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Government announced in March that it was reducing the grant given to electric car buyers from £3000 ($4170) […]

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BMW And VW Ramping Up i3 And e-Golf Production Due To COVID Disruption, Rising Demand

Demand for electric cars is on the rise in Europe and elsewhere around the world, prompting BMW to ramp up production of the i3 and VW to build the e-Golf for longer than originally planned. BMW has significantly increased production capacity compared to the original plan for the second half of 2020 at its Leipzig […]

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BMW USA Kills The M8 Coupe And Convertible For 2021, But They’ll Be Back

Last month, rumors suggested BMW was going to drop the M8 Coupe and Convertible in the United States. That has now come to pass as the automaker has officially confirmed the models are going away. BMW was coy on specifics, but said the “M8 Coupe and Convertible will not be imported for MY21, only the […]

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Home Isolation Can Create Monsters Like This Alfa Romeo i3 Quadrifoglio

Sometimes, being forbidden by the government to leave your home for an indefinite period of time can have some unexpected consequences. Take, for instance, automotive illustrator Aksyonov Nikita, who found himself merging the design of the BMW i3 with the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. We can only assume that, when he became aware of what […]

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Bentley Design Chief: “I Admire BMW For Doing The i3, But Customers Say It Looks Ugly”

Even though it will take a few years until it’s launched, Bentley is working on an electric vehicle, and the company’s design director, Stefan Sielaff, spoke about their zero-emission ambitions, from a visual standpoint. In a sit-down with Autocar, the official talked about the competition: “If we look at the Taycan, it’s still a Porsche. […]

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BMW Seemingly Trolls Elon Musk’s Tesla Cybertruck Order Tweets

Following the unveiling of the Cybertruck, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted out “200k” and then “250k” in an apparent reference to the number of pre-orders the company had received for the controversially styled pickup. BMW seems to have taken a cue from the outspoken executive as the company’s Twitter feed has been dominated by numbers. […]

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