Tag: BMW X1

BMW To Build New Assembly Plant In Munich, Confirms Next-Generation X1 For 2022

In a production-focused announcement, BMW confirmed all of their German assembly plants will be producing at least one electric vehicle by the end of 2022. Starting next year, the company will begin building the i4 and iX at their Munich and Dingolfing factories. The latter plant will also build electric versions of the next-generation 5- […]

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BMW’s Electric Vehicle Offensive Continues As iX1 Spotted

Spy photographers have already snapped photos of the redesigned BMW X1 and now they’ve captured the upcoming iX1. Hinted at in 2017, the iX1 is in the early stages of development and looks virtually identical to previous X1 prototypes. However, it features “Electric Test Vehicle” badging which confirms its eco-friendly powertrain. While the model is […]

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Fully Charging Your BMW PHEV’s Battery Could Spark A Fire

In the never-ending chase of meeting the new emissions targets, automakers keep rolling out electrified versions. However, on of the troubling issues since electrification dawned in the automotive world, namely that of fire risks, is apparently still with us. BMW, for one, recently issued a global recall for its plug-in hybrid models, as a problem […]

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Next-Gen 2023 BMW X1 Spotted Again, Appears Ready To Start Road Tests

The next-generation BMW X1 has made another public appearance in Germany and our photographers were there to immortalize it. Spotted on a car transporter close to BMW’s headquarters in Munich, the prototype is fully wrapped in camouflage and features plastic padding as well to hide its true appearance. That’s understandable because BMW is not expected […]

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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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BMW Confirms Next-Generation 5-Series And X1 Models With Pure Electric Powertrains

BMW’s next-generation 5-Series and X1 SUV models will be available with a fully electric powertrain, in addition to petrol, diesel, and plug-in hybrid options. It’s all part of BMW’s plan to reduce CO2 emissions per vehicle by at least one third for the vehicle’s entire lifecycle by 2030. The Bavarian carmaker is set to introduce […]

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