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  • EV vs ICE: Just RM 10k difference, should you buy the BMW i4 or 320i?

    If you’re looking for a family car that’s sharp to drive for less than RM 300k, chances are you’d turn to BMW. The question now is, should you go for an electric vehicle (EV) or good old-fashioned internal combustion engine (ICE) - the BMW i4 eDrive 35 or the BMW 320i? Their on-the-road prices are remarkable close to each other, with the BMW i4 eDrive 35 priced at RM 273,800, the i4 eDrive 35 M Sport at RM 299,800, and the BMW 320i M Sport at RM 283,800. While these models ride on the same platf

    ShaunShaun

    Dec 1, 2023

  • Deal hunters, we want you! - Best promos for Honda, Mazda, BMW, Smart, Mitsubishi, Kia, Suzuki, Ora, Toyota and more at September's Carlist Drive Auto Fair

    Returning for the fifth time, the Carlist.my Drive Auto Fair will once again return to the Setia Alam Convention Centre. This year’s event will run from 1 – 3 September 2023, Friday to Sunday, from 10am to 8pm. No less than 12 brands will be participating. The tech-heavy EV space will be represented by Smart, BMW, Kia, and Great Wall Motor (Ora). Those looking for a more regular family car – from compact SUVs like the budget-friendly Honda WR-V and Honda HR-V, to seven seaters like the Proton X9

    HansHans

    Aug 18, 2023

  • Review: 2023 BMW i4 eDrive40 - Who says all EVs drive the same?

    BMW created the 4 Series by taking the 2-door variants (plus the 4-door coupe) from the 3 Series and making them into their own separate series. The BMW i4 is the electric version of the 4 Series Gran Coupe. So what the BMW i4 is, in essence, a 3 series EV. If you’ve experienced owning a BMW 330e plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and thought, “I’ve barely used any fuel all week, I should just get a full EV. But I still love the way it drives.” Well, the 2023 BMW i4 eDrive40 is here to solve your conundrum.

    ShaunShaun

    Aug 17, 2023

  • The better Tesla Model 3? Lower priced BMW i4 eDrive35 launched in Malaysia, priced almost half of a 4 Series

    BMW Malaysia has expanded the local i4 range with the introduction of 2 new entry-level variants, the BMW i4 eDrive35 and the BMW i4 eDrive35 M Sport, priced at RM 273,800 and RM 299,800 with the optional Extended Warranty & Service Package (BSRI). If you opt to purchase the new i4 variants without the BSRI package, pricing is a little lower at RM 258,210 and RM 284,210. The i4 eDrive35 variants join the BMW i4 M50 and the i4 eDrive40 M Sport to double the i4 offerings here. Powering the coupe-i

    DineshDinesh

    Aug 1, 2023

  • 2023 BMW i4 M50 showcased in Malaysia, first-ever fully-electric M model

    BMW Malaysia has unveiled its first all-electric BMW M model, the 2023 BMW i4 M50, at the Malaysia Autoshow 2023. The i4 M50 was first previewed last year during BMW's 50th-anniversary celebrations for its iconic motorsports division. The BMW i4 M50 is priced from RM 430,800 and the EV is imported (CBU) from Germany. Sashi Ambi, Head of Corporate Communications and Sustainability of BMW Group Malaysia said, “As we innovate towards mobility of the future, we at the BMW Group are also oriented tow

    EricEric

    May 3, 2023

  • BMW: Mining for minerals is bad, bets on recycling to lower cost of EV batteries

    To reduce the cost of batteries for EVs further, BMW will focus on improving its battery design and recycling to rather than mining, said finance chief Nicolas Peter in an interview with Reuters. The company's approach is different from some of its competitors, such as Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz, which are investing in mines to secure control of scarce supply of minerals required for EV battery production. Volkswagen has a battery supplier subsidiary called PowerCo. The company is investing in

    HansHans

    Apr 6, 2023

  • BMW: The future needs more than one leg to stand on - 1/3 global sales to be EVs, hydrogen FCEV after 2025

    BMW i5 to launch in end-2023, with wagon variant too BMW Group is well ahead of its CO2 reduction, says it is more resillient than BEV-only start-ups from USA (Tesla?) and Asia Hydrogen FCEV tech is further behind BEV, but first hydrogen model could join Neue Klasse xEV range in 2026 – BEV and FCEV to be two feet for BMW’s future After doubling its global sales of battery EV (BEV) models to over 215,000 units last year, the BMW Group expects BEVs to contribute 15 percent of its total group-wide

    HansHans

    Mar 17, 2023

  • As of Q3 2022, BMW has more than doubled its EV sales, to launch i5 in 2023

    The BMW Group is on track to exceed its initial target to reduce its fleet-wide CO2 emissions in Europe by more than twice, boosted by strong response to its battery EV models, said Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management. The group had initially targeted a 4.9 percent year-on-year reduction in CO2 emissions, but is now on track to deliver between 5 to 10 percent. As of September 2022, the BMW Group has delivered over 128,000 battery EVs, up 114.8 percent from last year. The company di

    HansHans

    Nov 4, 2022

  • BMW Group Malaysia gives thumbs up to Budget 2023, welcomes collaboration for EVs

    Following the tabling of Budget 2023 on Friday, BMW Group Malaysia is upbeat about the future of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country. Managing Director Hans de Visser says EV and green technology promotion measures outlined in Budget 2023 fits well into the company’s vision for the BMW Group in Malaysia. The following is a commentary from de Visser, released on Friday evening: -------------- The announcements from Budget 2023 tabled today signal a brand-new era for Electrified and Sustainable

    HansHans

    Oct 9, 2022

  • Donuts are so yesterday, BMW shows new 360-deg spin trick with first ever true M electric model

    Currently, the BMW i4 M50 is the company’s only battery EV model to wear the vaunted tri-colour M badge. However, the i4 M50 is not a genuine M car in the way a M3 is. There are several levels of hierarchy within BMW M GmbH and cars like the i4 M50 are analogous to the M340i, and they sit one rung below core M models like the M3, M4, or M5. The question about BMW producing a true electric successor to the M3 and M4 is no longer an ‘if’ but ‘when.’ Now, BMW has provided further hints for its upco

    HansHans

    Aug 19, 2022

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