BMW has partnered with Real Goods Solar to offer residential solar panel systems to ActiveE lessees at a 35 percent discount.
With only 700 ActiveEs to lease, you'll have to move fast if you want to be one of BMW's electric pioneers.
BMW selected AeroVironment as the preferred supplier and installer for the all-electric ActiveE's 240-volt home charging dock.
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.
On Monday, BMW shows off the production version of its all-new i3 electric car. CNET recounts the concepts and steps the company took to arrive at this milestone.
BMW ActiveE, BMW's first electric car, will begin field trial in summer 2011 in major metropolitan coastal areas.
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.
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.
Web video of the BMW Concept ActiveE. This car, which is based on the BMW 1 Series Coupe, will be electrically powered.
It's not a wild flight of supercar fancy like the Vision EfficientDynamics; rather it's a sensible shoes step in BMW's electric car game plan.