BMW i3 News

Jun 16, 2014
The BMW i3 is scaring a few colleagues in the car park, and the Mini wins more friends
Jun 12, 2014
Running a company car could prove an expensive business, but not if you pick one of these. All of these cars are exempt from benefit-in-kind tax or are in the lowest band.
Jun 9, 2014
The new Mini hatchback is the latest addition to our long-term test fleet, and it's come fully loaded with options and entertainment
May 20, 2014
  •  Eco Pro mode means i3’s brake pedal gets little use
  •  We want i3 to be able to default to Eco Pro in town
  •  We spot a worrying problem with Civic Tourer seat belt
May 12, 2014
  • BMW i3 range extender
  • Laurus Grey with Interior Loft
  • Run by Director of Testing John McIlroy
May 3, 2014

Both the BMW i3 and Vauxhall Ampera are able to handle real-world commutes on one charge, but which is best to drive and easiest to live with?

Apr 29, 2014
  •  Government confirms £200m of funding
  •  £5000 grant could continue until at least 2017
  •  Money also allocated for rapid charging network
Apr 28, 2014
  • V60 hybrid impresses us on the motorway
  • The i3’s heated seats dent its energy efficiency
  • 500L’s door problem is finally diagnosed
Apr 22, 2014
  • Captur’s seat covers are easy to remove and clean
  • BMW’s wallbox for the i3 is hard to recommend
  • The Octavia’s ride comes in for some criticism