BMW iX3 News in Malaysia

  • To reduce reliance on China; BMW partners with Croatian BEV hypercar manufacturer Rimac for future battery tech

    In a strategic move aimed at reducing its reliance on China for BEV battery technology and production, BMW Group has announced a significant long-term partnership with Croatian BEV hypercar manufacturer Rimac. Forming a European alliance of sorts for battery technology and production, BMW’s tie-up with Rimac will give BMW access to the brand’s high-performance batteries, and in turn allow Rimac to ramp us its battery production. Also read: The Olympics of EVs: After Toyota's 'Team Japan', Chines


    Apr 12, 2024

  • BMW Vision Neue Klasse X: Preview of the next-gen iX3 with 800V platform, L3 autonomous driving?

    BMW has unveiled the Vision Neue Klasse X SUV concept, the second installment in BMW's showcase of models built on its Neue Klasse dedicated battery-electric (BEV) platform. This also previews the next-generation BMW iX3, slated to hit production lines in 2025. First and frontmost, the grille. The Vision Neue Klasse X boasts a vertical grille exclusive to forthcoming BMW SUVs, which is said to symbolise ruggedness and verticality. It also pays homage to classics like the 2002. Conversely, sedans


    Mar 21, 2024

  • Looking for a used BMW or MINI? Up to 500 certified pre-owned cars from BMW Premium Selection at Bukit Jalil in March

    The BMW Premium Selection (BPS) Showcase by BMW Malaysia is returning to the Bukit Jalil National Stadium this 1 - 3 March 2024. Up to 500 units of certified pre-owned BMW and MINI cars, as well as BMW Motorrad motorcycles will be on offer. Among the offers at the event are instant rebates of RM5,000 and up to 10% off Connected Drive upgrades. Instant financing pre-approval is also available, via BMW Engage by BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia. Certified pre-owned BMW and MINI vehicles come


    Feb 20, 2024

  • To keep building future cars, BMW is mastering the art breaking them down

    In the quiet suburbs of Munich, Germany, the end-of-life journey for up to 10,000 cars each year takes centre stage at the BMW Group Recycling and Dismantling Centre (RDC). Established in 1994, the RDC has been tearing pre-production cars and one-offs from testing and development that for legal liability reasons, cannot be sold to customers. However, this industrial hub is not just about tearing down vehicles but is a pioneering force in advancing the recycling and the circular economy of cars,


    Jan 7, 2024

  • Is it true that EV sales are slowing? BMW didn't get the memo: Q3 2023 profit is up despite selling less cars

    The BMW Group announced its third quarter earnings before tax (EBT) margin came in at 10.6 percent, down 0.4 percent from the preceding quarter; however, the numbers were dragged down by its Motorrad motorcycle business. The company’s 4-wheeler automotive segment – the segment were are interested in - recorded an EBT margin of 9.8 percent, up 0.6 percent from the previous quarter, and 0.9% higher than the same quarter last year. The increase in profit came despite a marginal 0.6 percent drop in


    Nov 3, 2023

  • Buying Volvo C40, BMW iX, or BYD Atto 3? There's a smarter way to finance your EV purchase

    Electric vehicles (EVs) are fast becoming the new trophy to have. Yes, it’s always nice to have a BMW 7 Series but combustion engine cars, regardless of their status, are now seen as kind of passé. The conversation starters at the golf club’s lounge have moved from V8 cars to high-end EVs, simply because spaceship-inspired EVs have a novelty factor that even flat-six turbocharged sports cars don’t have. If you run a business, especially a technology-related one, you will understand the need to m


    Jun 16, 2023

  • BMW Australia cuts prices of EV, raises prices of ICE variants - iX3's price drops 9%

    In Australia, the BMW iX3 EV has had its price cut by AUD 10,000 (around RM 30k), now priced at AUD 104,900 (around RM 315k). Despite the drop in price, the specifications of the BMW iX3 in Australia remain unchanged. A BMW Australia spokesperson told GoAuto that the price reduction for the iX3 is aimed at offering better deal to potential customers, rather than a response to the slow uptake of the all-electric variant. “The expansion of our fully electric BMW models and imminent arrival of the


    Mar 7, 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


    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


    Oct 9, 2022

  • Ever wanted to own an EV but feared the hassle? Just Flux it and lease one instead

    EV ownership or adoption has its drawbacks but you can now experience the electrifying experience of it without the long-term commitment of a bank loan by leasing one of many EVs from Flux; a multi-brand vehicle subscription service. Also Read: Pros and Cons: 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric, possibly Malaysia's best value-for-money EV The service has charged up its fleet with the additions of some of the most exciting EV models in the market that comprise the BMW iX, BMW iX3, BMW i4, Hyundai Kona Ele


    Mar 7, 2022

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