eDrive Zones, Solar Electric Vehicle Development, Volta Trucks & Astheimer Design, Agro-Mining for Batteries

Battery Electric Trucks Volta Trucks and Astheimer Design wins Dezeen Product Design award 2021 Vodafone Automotive speaks with Volta Trucks about the partnership to equip the Volta Zero with an Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System and Alarm […]

Electric News Roundup, Batteries, Cold Play, New EVs, & 60’s Resurrected in Electric Moke, & More

Batteries Battery power: BMW makes Coldplay world tour more sustainable More of Batteries ELECTRIC LAST MILE SOLUTIONS LOCKS IN URBAN DELIVERY BATTERY SUPPLY THROUGH 2025, PLANS LOCALIZATION ELMS and CATL enter agreement that secures battery supply […]

BMW Group Strengthens Leadership Position in Battery Technology with Investment in Solid-State Innovator Solid Power

Taking a successful Joint Development effort to the next level +++ 20 ampere hour (Ah) multi-layer all solid-state batteries in production +++ 100 Ah cells for automotive vehicle integration in 2022 +++ Automotive-compatible all solid-state battery […]

BMW Group & PG&E Plug-In to Leverage Renewable Energy & Sustainably Power Electric Vehicles.

Third Phase of Innovative Pilot Further Optimizes Electric Vehicles as a Flexible Grid Resource. New Incentives for participating BMW EV Drivers who are PG&E Customers in Northern and Central California. Mountain View, Calif. – March 22, […]

BMW Helps EV Drivers Plug into EVgo Charging Network for Fast, Reliable and 100% Renewable Charging

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 14, 2021) – EVgo, the nation’s largest fast-charging network for electric vehicles (EVs), today announced the launch of BMW Charging Powered by EVgo, a program to bring current and future BMW drivers onto the […]

BMW Group Plant Regensburg will produce Drive Components for Electrified Vehicles from 2021

+++ BMW Group to produce high-voltage batteries and battery components at three of its German sites in future: Dingolfing, Leipzig and Regensburg +++ Regensburg to see investment of more than 150 million euros by 2022 +++ […]

Seven Principles for AI: BMW Group sets out Code of Ethics for the use of Artificial Intelligence.

+++ AI already widely used within the company +++ Over 400 use cases throughout the value chain +++ Code of ethics underpins the increased use of AI technologies +++ Munich. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is […]

Electric Cars Will Treble Market Share this Year as Most Carmakers on Track to Meet EU Emissions Targets – Analysis

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Also available in French, German, Italian and Polish EU standards are driving electric cars towards 10% of sales, and 15% in 2021 But lax targets for 2025 and 2030 would see EV […]

The Future of Vehicle to Grid EV Charging

By 2050, up to 45% of households will actively provide Vehicle to Grid (V2G) services, according to National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios, July 2020 Vehicle to Grid EV charging is seen as important to achieve […]

From Raw Material to Recycling: BMW Group Develops Sustainable Material Cycle for Battery Cells

+++ Development of innovative and recyclable battery cells +++ Near-standard production of battery cell prototypes at new pilot plant +++ Commissioning planned for late 2022 +++ Munich. Sustainability plays a central role in expanding electromobility. The BMW […]

BMW i Ventures Invests in GenXComm to Increase Speed & Lower Cost of 5G Rollout.

Mountain View, Calif. (July 28, 2020) – BMW i Ventures announced today an investment in GenXComm, a company with ground-breaking technology that improves the performance and capacity of communication networks, and aims to significantly increase the […]

BMW Group Plant Munich Gears up for Fully-Electric Future

Remodeling for new BMW i4 requires production interruption from 24 July to 4 September Munich. In preparation for production of the fully-electric BMW i4, BMW Group Plant Munich will pause vehicle production for six weeks this […]