BMW adds 3 new PHEVs to 3 Series

BMW is expanding the plug-in hybrid range for its 3 Series. Following the introduction of the 330e Sedan, the new 330e Touring will also be available from summer. In parallel, two four-wheel drive PHEV variants, the 330e xDrive Sedan and the 330e xDrive Touring, will be launched. Following on from the hybrid 330e Sedan, BMW […]

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BMW looks to fully electrify 7 & 5 Series

BMW wants to offer the top model of the 7-series with a fully electric drive starting in 2022, a little later the 5-series will also be made available electrically. Both series will also continue to be offered as diesel, gasoline and hybrid vehicles. This was reported by local media with reference to business circles. The […]

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Diesel cars are emitting cancer-linked particles that are too small to be regulated, finds new study

Diesel vehicles are emitting more cancer-causing particles than ever. This is solidifying the fact that cars operating on diesel fuel are not only detrimental to the environment, but also to human health, directly. This is despite the fact that some automakers have stated diesel fuel is clean-burning and safe and presents no real threat to […]

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BMW steps up expansion for production of electric powertrain components at Plant Dingolfing

The BMW Group is expanding production capacity and increasing its staff at the Competence Centre for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing faster than originally planned. Due to growing demand for electrified vehicles, the plant expects the number of module…

BMW increases electric powertrain production

BMW is increasing production capacities and the number of employees in its electric drive production competence centre in Dingolfing faster than originally planned – due to the high demand. Due to the rising demand for electrified vehicles, the plant expects the number of modules required for the production of high-voltage batteries to double in comparison […]

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Newest CAM study shows Tesla as EV sales leader

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With record sales of 367,000 passenger cars in 2019, Tesla has increased its deliveries by 50 per cent and thus became by far the strongest selling electric car manufacturer in the past year, ahead of the Chinese manufacturer BYD with 219,000 cars. Other Chinese manufacturers BAIC and SAIC follow in the other places. The German […]

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EV subscription service Juicar launched in Germany & Italy

The Swiss energy group Alpiq is now launching its electric mobility subscription Juicar in Germany and Italy. Juicar has been on the market in Switzerland since August 2018. In Germany the subscription is now available nationwide in cooperation with the fleet operator Arval. In the field of electric mobility, Juicar operates along the lines of […]

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