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BMW i3s News in Malaysia

  • BMW Malaysia praises government's move to waive taxes for BEVs

    Following Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz's announcement in Budget 2022 that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will be exempted from import, excise, and even road tax, the Managing Director of BMW Malaysia, Hans de Visser has released the following statement to the press: The announcements made at Budget 2022 marked a welcome step towards electrified mobility – one that has long been in the making for Malaysia. The government’s motion to further incentivise and support the de


    Oct 29, 2021

  • Coldplay’s upcoming world tour will be powered by BMW EV batteries

    BMW and Coldplay are teaming up to go down in music history for having the most eco-friendly world tour ever. The band will be using recycled BMW i3 batteries that are rechargeable via solar and kinetic energy to power each concert during their tour. Over 40 recycled i3 batteries will be used to power Coldplay’s Music of the Spheres World Tour. These batteries and a Hydrotreated Vegetable oil generator will replace the usual diesel and petrol generators. The batteries will be recharged via renew


    Oct 24, 2021

  • Want an electric car? Here are EVs available in Malaysia and her neighbouring countries

    So, you’re tired of combustion engines and you’re thinking of getting an electric car for yourself – whether in the near or far future. Do you really have options as a Malaysian? Well, I hate to break it to you, but most of them are far from being affordable for the masses. But one can dream, right? So, let’s entertain the thought and daydream of shopping for an EV. Here are a few cars within our vicinity (starting with the most accessible dealerships and lowest prices). *We’re keeping things wi


    May 30, 2021

  • BMW readies itself for producing 500k electrified cars a year by 2022

    Like it or not, BMW drive towards its electric ambitions is only accelerating. As production of the BMW iX and i4 commences, the company pumps more than €500 million into its Dingolfing plant to expanding its E-Drive drivetrains production capacity for electrified cars. According to the BMW Group, this investment will enable them to produce E-Drives for 500,000 electrified cars annually from 2022. To give you an idea of how big of an expansion this is, in 2019, the Group sold 2.5 million cars, 1


    May 28, 2021

  • There is nothing more personal than BMW ConnectedDrive

    While it’s cool you can tell a car to lower the air-conditioning temperature, but have you tried ordering chicken rice using your BMW? Yes, with the BMW Concierge Service, you can in fact order chicken rice (or in this case, navigate to a chicken rice shop) from the comfort of your car with just the press of a button. BMW Concierge Service is just one of many services that BMW offers under its ConnectedDrive umbrella. But that’s not all. With the BMW Connected app (available for Apple and Androi


    Oct 25, 2019

  • BMW i3s sold out in Malaysia

    The average person who is used to combustion engine cars might find this hard to believe, but the first batch BMW i3s – numbering 30 units in total - was sold out just two weeks after its launch earlier in April. The response was certainly a surprise even for BMW Group Malaysia and supply remains tight but additional shipments of i3s are on their way. To put it into perspective, 30 tech-savvy early adopters would rather have an i3s rather than a BMW 3 Series. To recap, the i3s is priced at RM 27


    Sep 27, 2019

  • BMW i3S: Now available in Malaysia, starting from RM 278,800

    Launched in April this year with an estimated price of RM 279,900, BMW Group Malaysia have now confirmed that the all-electric i3S will be priced at RM 278,800 excluding insurance. The model will be sold by selected BMW dealerships, specifically the ones that carry the BMW i branding. To recap, the i3S is the highest specification variant of BMW’s i3 range. The four-seater hatchback is powered by a 184 hp/270 Nm electric motor - that’s 14 hp/20 Nm more than the standard i3 (not sold here). The s


    Aug 5, 2019

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