BMW unveiled its production version of the ActiveE electric vehicle at the 2011 New York International Auto Show. The carmaker plans to ship 700 EVs to the U.S. for long-term customer testing this fall. Priced at $499 per month with a $2,250 down payment for a 24-month lease, the BMW ActiveE is one of the more affordable BMWs on the market. The trade-off, of course, is its limited range.
With only 700 ActiveEs to lease, you'll have to move fast if you want to be one of BMW's electric pioneers.
BMW has partnered with Real Goods Solar to offer residential solar panel systems to ActiveE lessees at a 35 percent discount.
BMW doesn't fool around when it makes a car, even a concept. The ActiveE is an electric car designed to have most of the performance one would expect from a BMW. Only its acceleration is lacking.
BMW unveiled its first electric car recently at the Detroit auto show, and this video takes a look at this potentially revolutionary vehicle inside and out.
Web video of the BMW Concept ActiveE. This car, which is based on the BMW 1 Series Coupe, will be electrically powered.
BMW selected AeroVironment as the preferred supplier and installer for the all-electric ActiveE's 240-volt home charging dock.
BMW ActiveE, BMW's first electric car, will begin field trial in summer 2011 in major metropolitan coastal areas.
BMW has unveiled a new vehicle known as the Concept ActiveE -- an electrically driven version of its successful 1 Series coupe
BMW will be shipping 700 electric prototype vehicles to the U.S. for long-term customer testing this fall. Priced at $499 per month with a $2,250 down payment for a 24-month lease, the BMW ActiveE is one of the more affordable BMWs on the market. The trade-off, of course, is the limited range.