Tag: i8

The i8 plug-in hybrid car

First facility of BMW i sub-brand opened in Kuala Lumpur

Auto Bavaria is the first authorised BMW dealership group in Malaysia to be appointed to handle BMW’s i sub-brand. The sub-brand, introduced in 2011, is distinctly different from the BMW and MINI brands and focusses on electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, as well as mobility services. The first BMW i […]

First BMW i Megacity Studio opens in Tokyo

First BMW i Megacity Studio opens in Tokyo

This morning, the world’s first ‘BMW i Megacity Studio’ opens in Japan in the Minato-ku district of Tokyo. The showroom is located in the Toranomon area which is undergoing progressive urban development with next-generation mobility as part of the planning. The showroom will provide the public with more access to […]

First-ever BMW World Malaysia is on this weekend in Kuala Lumpur

First-ever BMW World Malaysia is on this weekend in Kuala Lumpur

The first-ever BMW World Malaysia is on this weekend at the Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort in Kuala Lumpur, featuring the largest display of products of the three BMW Group brands – BMW, MINI and Motorrad. The 3-day exhibition includes 6 new vehicles as well as an experiential showcase […]

QNEWS: Dedicated facilities to support BMW i models in Singapore

QNEWS: Dedicated facilities to support BMW i models in Singapore

With the impending launch of the all-electric BMW i3 and the plug-in hybrid BMW i8 to take place in Singapore next month, BMW Asia and Performance Motors Ltd (PML) have jointly invested more than S$5 million (about RM12.9 million) to establish dedicated sales and after-sales facilities. The investment is by […]

QNEWS: BMW i8 to go on sale from June 2014

QNEWS: BMW i8 to go on sale from June 2014

The futuristic-looking car Tom Cruise drove in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol will soon be available for purchase. Since its appearance in the movie when it was still a prototype, BMW has been developing it into a production model. This June, as the i8, it will go on sale in the […]

QNEWS: Louis Vuitton creates luggage collection for BMW i8

QNEWS: Louis Vuitton creates luggage collection for BMW i8

Louis Vuitton has created a new innovative collection of luggage specially for the new BW i8 plug-in hybrid. Comprising two travel bags, a business case and a garment bag, the items have been tailor-made to fit perfectly into the interior of the revolutionary car. Inspired by the visionary design of […]

BMW’s 40-year quest to put EVs in showrooms

BMW’s 40-year quest to put EVs in showrooms

When the first production version of the BMW i3 rolls off the assembly line later this year, it will mark the provisional culmination of over 40 years of development work at BMW involving electrically-powered cars. It all began in the late 1960s as the industrialised countries began to have greater […]