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BMW plans electric car battery factory in Thailand

| Atchaka Sibunruang, BMW, Electric Vehicles, Thailand | July 23, 2016

BMW plans electric car battery factory in Thailand

BMW is considering building a battery factory in Thailand, the country’s industry minister said to Reuters

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BMW’s i3 electric car is getting a bigger battery, 114-mile range

| BMW, Electric Vehicles | May 2, 2016

BMW's i3 electric car is getting a bigger battery, 114-mile range

BMW’s i3 electric car will have a little more juice for 2017, gaining a bigger battery to boost its electric range from 80 to 114 miles.

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BMW i3, BMW i8 launched in Sri Lanka

| BMW, EVs, New Cars, Sri Lanka | January 29, 2016

BMW i3, BMW i8 launched in Sri Lanka

Prestige Automobile, sole representative of BMW in Sri Lanka, has introduced BMW i3 – a purpose-built electric vehicle with maximum safety and BMW i8 – the most progressive plug-in hybrid sports car to the local market.

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The Tesla Model S was the best-selling EV of 2015

| BMW, Electric Vehicles, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Tesla Motors | January 15, 2016

The Tesla Model S was the best-selling EV of 2015

According to numbers the Tesla Model S was the best selling pure electric vehicle last year with 50,366 deliveries says AutoBlog.com These numbers might not tell the whole story, since Tesla reports deliveries made in 2015 that might have been sold in a different calendar year, while other makers are tallying sales.

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BMW and Nissan partner to deploy dual-standard public fast chargers in USA

| BMW, Car News, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, Nissan, USA | December 27, 2015

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This is what happens there in US, to promote the use of EVs by the vehicle manufactures, while in Sri Lanka we try to establish few DC fast charging stations paying a high tax for owning an EV.

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Prestige Automobile appointed sole authorised importer for ‘BMW i’ in Sri Lanka

| BMW, Car News, Sri Lanka | September 20, 2015

Prestige Automobile appointed sole authorised importer for ‘BMW i’ in Sri Lanka

BMW Asia recently announced Prestige Automobile as the sole authorised importer in Sri Lanka for BMW i – the BMW sub-brand for its electric cars comprising the all-electric BMW i3 and BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sportscar.

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BMW M VP of Engineering Albert Biermann goes to Hyundai

| BMW, Hyundai, New Cars, South Korea | December 22, 2014

BMW M VP of Engineering Albert Biermann goes to Hyundai

Hyundai has appointed BMW M division’s Albert Biermann to lead the development of its own high-performance division.

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BMW reveals new Genius programme

| BMW, Car Industry, Car News | May 25, 2013

BMW reveals new Genius programme

BMW has revealed it will introduce a new programme that will help explain some of the advanced technology available in its cars to potential customers.

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Toyota, BMW sign agreement for fuel-cells, sports car

| BMW, Emerging Technologies, Toyota | January 25, 2013

Toyota, BMW sign agreement for fuel-cells, sports car

Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW are tightening technical ties with plans to jointly develop a sports car platform, lithium-air batteries and new lightweight materials.

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Audi plans to spend $17 billion on expansion in pursuit of BMW

| Audi, BMW, Car News | December 28, 2012

Audi plans to spend $17 billion on expansion in pursuit of BMW

Audi plans to spend 13 billion euros ($17 billion) through 2016 to develop new cars and expand production capacity as it pursues BMW’s lead.

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