BMW iX1 Review – Best Of The Bunch.

The BMW iX1 is a compact family EV that is more than practical enough for most families. It seems that BMW’s smallest SUV, the X1, isn’t so small anymore. Echoing the way a modern 3 Series now sprawls into the space once occupied by an older 5 Series, the latest X1 has stretched its limbs to rival the dimensions of the original X3. It's a growth spurt that makes you take a ...

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BMW i4 Gran Coupé eDrive35 – electric avenue.

BMW i4, the Bavarian manufacturer's electric four-door coupe, is eye-catching and exciting. Think of this BMW i4 as an electric 4 Series four-door coupé and BMW's tagline "the first-ever fully-electric Gran Coupé" makes sense. What you see here is the "entry-level" model called eDrive35, with the i4 M50 sitting above it. So, what does this i4 Gran Coupé (GC in short from now on) compete with in the Singapore market? Nothing. Nothing ...

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heat powered by electricity? BMW plant reducing CO2 through power-to-heat technology.

In a groundbreaking move towards sustainability, BMW's plant in Dingolfing is now operating an electrically heated 'power-to-heat' ring hearth furnace, marking a significant step towards reducing carbon emissions. This state-of-the-art electric furnace, with its innovative power-to-heat technology, has the potential to save approximately 300 tonnes of CO2 annually compared to its gas-powered counterparts. Marc Sielemann, the director of the Dingolfing component plant, emphasised the long-term vision behind this investment, stating that the ...

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using used cooking oil to power trucks?

The future is already on the Autobahn, and it could lie in your home’s cooking oil. Somewhere in Germany, four trucks are currently plying a 120km stretch of road. They are operated by Guggemos (GV Trucknet), and their green stickers loudly proclaim their eco-credentials: “Ich tanke HVO100, um CO2 -Emissionen zu senken” (“I tank with HVO100 to save CO2 emissions”). Delivering supplies, the trucks have been running on renewable HVO100 diesel since ...

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BMW appointed official car sponsor for Singapore International Energy Week.

For the seventh year in a row, BMW has been appointed the official car sponsor of Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW). The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual platform organised by the Energy Market Authority (EMA). The event caters to energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to collaborate and share industry best practices and solutions within the global energy space. Through forged bonds and partnerships, this can strengthen Singapore's charge ...

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BMW i4 M50 launched in Singapore.

The first all-electric model from the company's performance sub-brand made its local debut at the BMW M Driving Experience. BMW is a brand famed for its racing exploits and sports saloons and coupes, yet for its second coming in the electric age, its charge was initially led by a couple of SUVs. Where was the performance? Where was the sporting character BMWs are known for? Well, it’s finally arrived. Say hello to ...

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7th heaven: 7th-gen BMW 7 Series heads down electric avenue.

Electric drivetrains and 8k displays are just some of the highlights in the all-new flagship BMW 7 Series’ quest to be The Best Car in The World. This article is brought to you by the number ‘7’. BMW's flagship luxo-barge, the 7 Series, is now in its seventh generation, codenamed G70 and, for the first time in its history, there will be an all-electric version called the i7. The pinnacle 7 ...

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the all-electric BMW i4 arrives in Singapore.

The first four-door EV from BMW sets the brand on a direct course with the Tesla Model 3 in its sights. BMW’s EV offensive finds another gear with the launch of the first-ever i4 today. Although it has four doors, the Bavarian automaker calls its latest car a ‘Gran Coupe’ – alluding to the sporty lines of a 4 Series Coupe combined with the practicality of a sedan and the comfort ...

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new electric BMW and MINI owners to enjoy 3 years of free EV charging with Shell.

Customers of new BMW and MINI EVs and PHEVs will have the option of a home charger installation or 3 years of free EV charging at Shell Recharge outlets. According to a recent survey done by BMW Group Asia, 70 percent of respondents cited convenient access to public charging as one of the top motivators for purchasing an EV. While the public charging infrastructure continues to develop in Singapore, the German ...

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life begins at ’40: BMW iX review.

There are plenty of reasons to get the first-ever BMW iX. The one reason not to... well, it's not their fault. Many might know that BMW earned its street cred as a performance brand, namely through its M models such as the iconic M1, M3 and M5. Since then, the M fairy dust has been sprinkled across the other models in varying amounts. So depending on the customer’s budget or inclination, ...

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