Just back from holiday there is statistics published by Bil Sweden showing that in late July there were 152 BMW i3 on Swedish roads. Continue reading
Some eye candy for all waiting for their i3 Continue reading
While 0-100 in 7 seconds is impressive Continue reading
In the previous post “Range for Speed” it was explained that high speeds dramatically decreases range. If you want to travel far, it is advisable to reduce speed. The post became a blockbuster and is now followed up with episode two (Range for Speed 2) to answer questions about consumption in low speed.
BMW i3 comes with an iRemote app to communicate with the car from your smart phone. You can be anywhere in the world and still touch base with your i3 at home. The app has recently been updated to also work with the BMW i8. Continue reading
There are many discussions on what accessories to select to keep power consumption to a minimum (and boost range). LED, heat pump, chargers… Sorry to disappoint all speed lovers, but keep your right foot light on the pedal if you want range. Continue reading
The lack of rapid charging stations in Sweden limits the range of most electric cars to about 50-100 km from home (100-200 km return trip). As long as the expansion of the fast charger is slow so will the development of the electric car fleet be as only those with access to a conventional car (beside the electric) will invest in the new technology. Continue reading
If you own an i3 and are going on a ski trip, you better leave your precious car at home. Swedish owners of BMW i3 have ‘Add-on Mobility’ included that gives substantial discount on rental cars from SIXT. Continue reading