How to plan an electric car adventure

How to plan an electric car adventure

I often get asked to give tips and advice for people looking to take their electric cars further afield or abroad. Road trips are not just the stuff of grainy movies and music videos. The road trip popularity growing, with...
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BMW introduces £2000 incentive to entice drivers out of older Diesels

BMW introduces £2000 incentive to entice drivers out of older Diesels

The 'Lower Emissions Allowance' scheme launched today by the BMW Group offers an additional £2,000 off all new BMW and MINI vehicles with emissions of 130g/km or less. The offer includes discounts on BMW i3, i8 and MINI Countryman PHEV...
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New BMW flexible vehicle architecture to enable an electric version of every new model

New BMW flexible vehicle architecture to enable an electric version of every new model

True vehicle electrification is one of the aims of the BMW Group’s corporate strategy named NUMBER ONE > NEXT.  The company previously announced that all brands and model series can be electrified, with either a full-electric or plug-in hybrid drivetrain...
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Electric Mini to be built in Oxford

Electric Mini to be built in Oxford

The iconic British car brand MINI is set to go from strength to strength with the addition of fully electric car joining the line-up. Today BMW confirmed the new car would be assembled in Cowley, near Oxford, ending months of...
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BMW i3 – full video review

BMW i3 – full video review

Launched in 2014, the BMW i3 was designed as to be an electric car from the ground up. Utilising a cutting edge Carbon Fibre Re-enforced Plastic shell shrouded in thermo plastic body panels to create the polarising yet distinctive looks...
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BMW to join Formula E in 2018 Season

BMW to join Formula E in 2018 Season

While preparations for the fourth race in the this years FIA Formula E Championship in Mexico City continues apace at the MS Amlin Andretti team, ably supported by BMW Motorsport, the German brand has now registered to join the World’s...
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Ambulance Service set to save £2.5million in fuel costs with the introduction of Electric Cars 

Ambulance Service set to save £2.5million in fuel costs with the introduction of Electric Cars 

The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) is set to become more environmentally friendly as they plan to introduce electrically powered rapid response vehicles into their fleet. NWAS will be one of the first ambulance services in the UK...
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BMW 530e plug-in hybrid on UK sale from January 2017 for £43,985

BMW 530e plug-in hybrid on UK sale from January 2017 for £43,985

In March 2017, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant of the all new BMW 5 Series (G30) will complete the range. Featuring technology derived directly from the BMW i brand, the BMW 530e iPerformance Saloon offers a dynamic driving experience with...
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New colours add extra individuality to BMW i8

New colours add extra individuality to BMW i8

BMW UK is extending its program of exterior paint finishes for the BMW i8 model with an extensive array of new colours. driveEV is the UK's only online magazine dedicated to electric cars. Delivering news, reviews, tips and advice. Brought...
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BMW i8 Futurism Edition

BMW i8 Futurism Edition

BMW Italia and Garage Italia Customs have created a special Edition model to celebrate the 50 years of BMW history in Italy. The Edition combines the icon of future mobility with the Italian art of Giacomo Balla. driveEV is the...
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