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EV charging perks for BMW staff and customers

E.ON has received a major order from the BMW Group to install and operate the automobile's charging networks across Germany.
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BMW announces all-electric MINI

BMW has revealed an all-electric version of the British MINI. Manufacturing is set to commence late in 2019 in Oxfordshire.

Burning BMW i8 quits smoking, goes for a swim instead

In recent news, a fire brigade in the Netherlands found themselves unable to extinguish a BMW i8’s battery pack after the vehicle had started “smoking” on a local showroom floor.

BMW leaks spy shots of three new EVs

One of the marques arguably making the biggest inroads is BMW, with their “i” series of vehicles, set to be updated with not one, but three all-electric vehicles by 2021.
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BMW to produce Mini EV in the UK, Brexit or not

German automaker BMW says it will start UK production of an all-electric Mini model as planned, despite questions surrounding Brexit.
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DHL Freight and BMW pilots LNG-powered truck in Germany

DHL Freight has partnered with BMW Group to pilot the first Liquefied natural gas-powered truck with a mega trailer.

National smart metering rollout not recommended in Germany

[img:StefanKA.thumbnail.jpg|Stefan Kapferer,
State Secretary,
BMWi]Berlin, Germany --- (METERING.COM) --- August 2, 2013 - A national smart electricity metering rollout would not be cost beneficial for Germany and is not recommended, the federal ministry of economics and technology (BMWi) has advised.

Citing a cost-benefit analysis commissioned from Ernst & Young, the ministry said in a statement the study shows that, especially for consumers with low annual consumption, the costs of a smart metering system would significantly exceed the average annual energy savings to be achieved. A mandatory installation would therefore be disproportionate and economically unacceptable.

BMW and Tendril partner to demonstrate electric vehicle and smart home...

[img:AdrianTuck.thumbnail.jpg|Adrian Tuck,
CEO, Tendril]Boulder, CO, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- January 30, 2012 - Tendril and the BMW Group Technology Office USA have announced a partnership to build out a demonstration smart energy home in Mountain View, Calif. to prepare for the rollout and integration of the new BMW ActiveE electric vehicle (EV).

The partnership will integrate the BMW ActiveE with the home area network via Tendril's cloud platform to provide managed charging.

Auto manufacturers collaborate on harmonized electric vehicle fast charging solution for...

[img:EVAudi.thumbnail.jpg| ]Dearborn, MI, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- October 14, 2011 - Seven auto manufacturers, Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Porsche and Volkswagen, have agreed to support a harmonized single port fast charging approach for use on electric vehicles in Europe and the United States.

The system is a combined charging approach that integrates all charging scenarios into one vehicle inlet/charging connector and uses identical ways for the vehicle to communicate with the charging station. This allows EVs from the companies to share the same fast charging stations.

First Vattenfall charging station for Mini E cars commences operations

[img:German%20Flag.thumbnail.jpg| ]Berlin, Germany --- (METERING.COM) --- February 23, 2009 - Vattenfall Europe has launched the first charging station for electronic vehicles in Berlin and 50 Mini E electronic cars are now set to hit the city’s streets.

In a joint project between Vattenfall and the BMW Group, 100 Berliners are to be selected as pioneers to test the cars. The cars, which are now being used to test the infrastructure, are being charged at Vattenfall's first charging station in Berlin-Treptow. Additional charging stations due to be installed soon.

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