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    Auctions: First BMW i8 sells for $825,000, over five times its $145,000 base price
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    Here are some numbers. The standard BMW i8 starts at starts at roughly $145,000 in Canada. The first i8 in North America were auctioned off at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past weekend and the auctioneers, Gooding & Company, said before the gavel was lifted the fist time that ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 BMW i3
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    Upon receiving an invite to test drive a new car at the BMW Driving Academy Maisach (located at a former air force base in Germany), you could imagine our surprise when we found out the vehicle we'd be flogging around the test track would not be wearing a mighty 'M' badge. Instead it was an ...

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    Official: BMW, Boeing weave agreement on carbon fibre recycling research
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    BMW has been at the forefront of volume automakers looking to invest in carbon fibre technology. The latest development in the German automaker's efforts is in the form of a joint venture with aircraft giant Boeing. According to a joint press release, the two companies will collaborate on further ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW i8 prototype gives us clearest view yet of its form
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    The BMW i8 is still dashing through the snow on its way to a 2013 debut, and getting more revealing as it does so. The outline of the kidney grille has opened up a bit, and the outline of a Hoffmeister kink has been placed at the rear of the side windows. The door handles appear to have moved off ...

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    Report: BMW M1 successor still on track, to be called M8
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    Automobile has taken a look into the medium-term future product plans of the German automakers, and one of the interesting nuggets is that BMW is still working on an M8. An updated BMW M1 has been a fantasy since the last of the 456 original M1s rolled off the line in 1981, and we're told that ...

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    Report: BMW to sell cars online?
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    Here's a twist in BMW's foray into the EV market that we hadn't anticipated: Online sales. Bloomberg is reporting that when BMW launches its i3 electric and i8 plug-in hybrid next year, the German carmaker will be selling the cars direct to customers via the Internet. BMW is showing off its ...

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    Featured: Prototype Drive: BMW ActiveE
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    While it's true that BMW may appear to be a little late in joining the electric vehicle (EV) brigade, it's also true that the Munich-based manufacturer has been hard at work behind the scenes on electrification for years now. Their efforts began in earnest with an electric version of the MINI ...

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    Beijing: BMW i8 Spyder takes to the stage bearing eDrive name
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    BMW has created the BMW i sub-brand for its upcoming production plug-in models, which currently include three concepts: the i3, i8 and the i8 Spyder. After keeping that third model away from our eager cameras at the New York Auto Show, BMW finally showed off the i8 Spyder Concept in the metal at ...

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    Teased: Is this what the production BMW i8 will look like?
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    Judging from the spy photos we've seen recently, the BMW i8 is coming along nicely. With its more realistic bodywork, the hybrid supercar is beginning to look like something that actually belongs on public streets. Now Sonny Lim, former head of BMW DesignWorks, has taken a stab at what the ...

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    Official: BMW i8 Spyder pops the top on future mobility
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    BMW i, the sub-brand within BMW with its eye towards the future of mobility, has unveiled its third concept, the i8 Spyder. Based on the i8 coupe that debuted last year alongside the i3 city car, the i8 Spyder is at once an obvious followup, but also appears to be a couple of steps closer to the ...

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