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BMW iX5 Hydrogen shows off brand’s first FCV powertrain

BMW will use the 2021 Munich auto show to introduce its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle: the iX5 Hydrogen. Based closely on the X5 crossover, the BMW iX5 Hydrogen promises to offer the brand’s renowned driving dynamics in another sustainable powertrain. Although the fuel cell system is still currently under series development, BMW aims to […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/17/2021
Updated BMW iX3 gets subtle design tweaks, standard M Sport package

The updated BMW iX3, an all-electric version of the X3 crossover, has been unveiled ahead of its official debut at the 2021 Munich auto show. You’ll need a magnifying glass to see all the changes to the exterior because they’re extremely subtle. The biggest changes are larger faux kidney grilles and thin LED headlight clusters. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/12/2021
2022 BMW i4 M50 is the brand’s first all-electric safety car

The FIM Enel MotoE World Cup at the Motorcycle Grand Prix in Austria will be a milestone for the BMW brand. Held at the Red Bull Ring, the race will mark the debut of the brand’s first all-electric safety car: the 2022 BMW i4 M50. It will replace the BMW i8, which was the previous […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/2/2021
See the 2022 BMW iX and i4 electric vehicle lineup up close inside and out

As the company moves more toward electrification, BMW is advancing its dedicated electric vehicle offerings. The 2022 BMW i4 sedan and the iX crossover represent the future of the German company, not only in technology but in design language. We recently had a chance to check out the two new cars and show off what […]

by Chad Kirchner
7/16/2021
The series hybrid may just be the way to get consumers to embrace electrification

For most consumers, a battery-electric vehicle isn’t the most viable solution, especially if you don’t have a charger at home. Between range anxiety and the perceived inconvenience of charging, the majority of the U.S. population doesn’t see it as a feasible option just yet. But what if I told you that there’s a potential middle […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/22/2021
BMW testing hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for X5

BMW has announced that it has begun testing near-production hydrogen fuel cell powertrains in Europe as part of its i Hydrogen NEXT program. This evaluates the effectiveness of hydrogen powertrains, model-specific chassis technologies, and vehicle electronic systems under real-life conditions. In BMW’s case, the X5 will be used as the test bed to see what […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021
2022 BMW iX xDrive50 electric crossover has up to 516 hp and starts under $85,000 in the U.S.

The U.S.-spec 2022 BMW iX has been announced with a starting price of $84,195. That’s for the iX xDrive50, which can travel up to 300 miles per charge and generate 516 hp and 564 lb-ft of torque. Like the i4 sedan, the iX can charge at a peak rate of 200 kW using a level […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/2/2021
2022 BMW i4 electric sedan can travel up to 300 miles and starts under $60,000

The 2022 BMW i4 has been officially revealed and it will come in two flavors including the first battery-electric vehicle to wear an M badge. Thanks to the battery mounted under the floor, the i4’s center of gravity is 1.4- to 2.1 inches lower than the 3 Series depending on the version. In terms of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/2/2021
2022 BMW iX and i4 to make North American debut on June 1

The 2022 BMW iX and i4 will finally make their way across the pond and debut on June 1. Both cars will be shown at The Grove in Los Angeles, CA where they will be part of a new brand experience called Space by BMW. This is a new two-story gallery-type showcase with BMW, Mini, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/23/2021
Refreshed BMW iX3 caught testing with M Performance bits

The BMW iX3 is about to get a refresh and prototypes have been spotted running around Germany. Some of the key changes are mostly cosmetic but it appears they’re telling a completely different story. Why? Because the changes hint that a new powertrain option may be on the horizon. Looking closely at the iX3 prototype […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/12/2021