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ONE’s dual-chemistry battery achieves 608 miles of range

ONE said Gemini’s dual-chemistry architecture contains two different cell types using different battery chemistries.

BMW tests hydrogen fuel cell iX5 in extreme heat conditions

BMW iX5’s fuel cell drive system performed in the face of temperatures rising to approx. 113°F in the United Arab Emirates.

BMW, Ford, Honda create JV ChargeScape to enhance EV grid

ChargeScape’s platform will give electric utilities access to EV battery energy across a pool of EVs.

Identifying and charging BMW’s 12V lithium-ion batteries

A modern luxury vehicle may have 100+ actuator motors and control units, all of which need to be supplied with power.

Seven OEMs plan to form N.A. charging network to rival Tesla’s

The joint venture is between BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz Group, and Stellantis NV.

Garrett debuts next-gen electric compressor technology

Garrett said its advanced compressor will enhance BMW’s hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

New EV entries cut into Tesla’s EV market share

Tesla is showing the expected signs of shedding market share as more entrants arrive with their own EV contributions.

BMW shows off new high-performance PHEV: The Xm

BMW has revealed its first high-performance car with an electrified drive system. This new vehicle is a plug-in hybrid system comprising a V8 combustion engine and what BMW reports to be an exceptionally powerful electric motor. The BMW Xm is also the first BMW M original since the BMW M1 with the newly developed M

BMW North America, Electrify America partner on EV charging

BMW of North America and Electrify America have partnered to provide 2022 BMW EV customers with two years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions at all Electrify America public charging stations, from the date of vehicle purchase. The program will launch with the sale of the new all-electric BMW iX xDrive50, BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW

Rare earths: An EV sourcing problem

China accounts for the vast majority of rare-earth materials production, a necessary component in some EV motors.

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What European EV demand means for the U.S.

While Tesla still leads market share in Europe and the U.S., other top automakers are steadily increasing their EV output.

BMW commits to fossil-free steel from 2025 on

The BMW Group and H2 Green Steel have also agreed to create a closed-loop material cycle to use raw materials in a circular economy.

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