The software upgrade rolled out to all BMW i3 includes some new useful functionality. Continue reading
Temperature affects batteries and an electric car will have shorter range in cold weather. But how much? We set out a bitter cold Nordic winter day in Stockholm to find out. Continue reading
The BMW i3 is packed with technology and an array of sensors to calculate performance and keep you safe. To keep things simple (or maybe not to reveal too much) not everything is on display. Maybe some hidden data will eventually be more accessible but there are ways to take a sneak peek. Continue reading
A great function on the BMW i3 is that it can be preconditioned. It can be started by setting a time in the car or through the iRemote app. It can also be started immediately using the key or iRemote app. Continue reading
Our BMW i3 will be two years old in a few weeks and has now just completed the first scheduled service. However, a pure electric vehicle does not need much service. Continue reading
BMW i3 is a city car suitable for city driving, but if you ever take it for a long stretch it might be interesting to understand how to drive to arrive to your destination as quickly as possible. 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.
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