PHOTO CAPTION: BMW i3 similar to that tested by article's author.

Lessons I Learned From Driving BMW's i3 Electric Car

Irish Independent columnist Eddie Cunningham drives the i3 around Amsterdam for a couple days and comes away impressed but still not sold.

Published: 05-Feb-2014

I HAVE learned a few things with this.

The first is that I wouldn't buy an electric car without a little petrol engine on board to charge the batter and extend my range.

The second is that would be really costly.


BMW i3 on display at 2013 North American International Auto Show.

Test drive of BMW's i3 finds it is 'shaping up to be a breakthrough electric car. It delivers dynamic thrills like no electric car before it. '

BMW i3 electric car.

The automaker found that range was only a problem with about 10 percent of daily trips, so it is planning to make available its conventional cars as temporary loaners for customers who buy the i3 electric car

1000 BMW Cuise electric bicycles will be sold initially in Germany.

Cruise electric-assist bicycle is powered by Bosch 250W pedelec system with a range of up to 80km


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