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BMW delivers first i8 plug-in vehicles in the US

On Firday, at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, BMW delivered the first BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car to a US customer. This happened the day before the custom Concours d’Elegance was auctioned off by Jay Leno for $825,000 Among the first group receiving a BMW i8 is Roger Penske, Chairman of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive […]

Electric Vehicle Industry Updates

  • Echo Automotive is nearing production on it's Ford Van plug-in hybrid conversions, and Ford F Series Truck PHEV conversions. GM vehicle offerings are planned for the future. #
  • 2014 Nissan LEAF recall for LEAFs manufactured between Feb 28th 2014 and March 12th 2014. CONSEQUENCE: Missing welds may effect the vehicle’s integrity in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle’s occupants. REMEDY: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect to see if any of the welds are missing. Any vehicle missing welds will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-June 2014. #
  • Nissan has issued an airbag related recall. The recall includes around 29,000 2013 and 2014 model year Nissan Leaf electric vehicles. #
  • The BMW i3 tops AutoExpress UK's list of best electric cars for 2014. The Nissan Leaf was the leader last year, but since the availability of the BMW i3, Tesla Model S, and Volkswagen e-Up! in Europe and the UK, the Nissan Leaf is number 4. #
  • VIA Motors announces an option for their VTRUX Van that will have remote activated pop-up side panels for tool and supply storage. LED lights allow working at night, and the side panels allow stand-up access to equipment just like a larger profile walk-in van, but with "much better fuel economy" #
  • Washington State joins New Jersey in exempting the BMW i3 Rex from sales tax, even though California has decided to charge sales tax for the range extended model of the upcoming i3 electric vehicle! #
  • BMW i3 outsells the Smart Electric Drive, and the Leaf in Germany. 229 BMW i3s were sold (70 were the Rex version) in January, while only 106 Smart EVs were sold, and 71 LEAFs. Volkswagen sold 109 copies of their e-Up! electric city car. #
  • Rimac Automobili is readying the Concept_One electric vehicle for production before the end of 2015. The Concept_One has 1,088 horsepower and can do 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds! #

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