BMW i8 production to end in April with no successor

Shed a tear for the BMW i8, which will bow out in 2020 after six years on the market. Autocar reports that production of the plug-in hybrid sports car will end in April, with no immediate successor in sight. While Munich won’t give a specific date, a spokesperson told the

2020 BMW Z4 Review: Only the Top Is Soft Now

Verdict: Bury the past. The new Z4 ups the fun quotient and delivers performance to match its looks. Versus the competition: The most direct competitor to the Z4 is the related Toyota Supra; the BMW offers similar performance, but with a more luxurious interior and superior technology — and a

CES 2020: BMW, Samsung Unveil World’s First Commercialised 5G TCU

BMW and Samsung showcased new approaches to creating the mobility experiences of the future with the world’s first commercialised 5G Telematics Control Unit. BMW announced that 2021’s BMW iNEXT will be the first car in the world to be equipped with 5G technology from Samsung and Harman. The two companies

BMW Teaches You How To Most Efficiently Drive Its PHEVs

Handy tips to maximize the miles for plug-in hybrid owners. BMW makes some of the most fun-to-drive plug-in hybrids on the market, but when you’re not in the mood for spirited driving, and you just want to burn as little fuel as possible, you should heed the manufacturer’s advice on

BMW Extended Its European Warranty For New i3 Batteries

The new warranty is for 8 years and/or 160,000 kilometers (100,000 miles). BMW is quite happy with i3 battery pack durability and announced that the newly sold i3 in Europe are now covered with an extended battery warranty to 8 years and/or 160,000 kilometres (100,000 miles), similar to in the

Ford Escape Hybrid review, BMW X7 review, GCR’s car of the decade: What’s New @ The Car Connection

 Review update: The 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid nears 49 mpg on our watch The 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid compact crossover excels in efficiency in Eco mode, and outpaces the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and sets the bar for the forthcoming Honda CR-V Hybrid.  The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2020

BMW i3 Urban Suite officially revealed for CES 2020

At the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2020, BMW will display the i3 Urban Suite, which it says provides a “a mobility experience tailored entirely to the passenger’s individual needs.” While it might look like a regular i3 from the outside, the interior underwent a significant transformation to

BMW Apple CarPlay – subscription fees dropped, but one-time RM1,299 activation fee still needed in Malaysia for CKD models

It seems that some BMW owners in Malaysia will still have to pay for Apple CarPlay on their cars in the form of a one-off RM1,299 activation fee, following which there will be no charge for any further subscription fees. This then is the updated story from BMW Malaysia, which

BMW Financial Services India Appoints Kathrin Frauscher As The MD & CEO

BMW India has appointed Kathrin Frauscher as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BMW Financial Services India. Before her new appointment, Frauscher was serving as the CEO of BMW Financial Services in Denmark and has been associated with the BMW Group since 2007. She has

BMW iX3 To Get 74 kWh Pack (Net) And Over 440 KM Of WLTP Range

The BMW iX3is coming next year with solid specs. Let’s check out the official numbers. BMW today officially revealed preliminary data about the upcoming all-electric BMW iX3, which is scheduled for market launch in Europe, China and North America in 2020. The iX3 is the first BMW based on the