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"No demand" for electric Alpina BMWs, says company CEO
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2 days ago
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"No demand" for electric Alpina BMWs, says company CEO

BMW-backed tuner Alpina claims there is "no demand" in the short term for high-performance electric vehicles, despite BMW committing billions into development of the technology. Speaking to German website BimmerToday, Alpina CEO Andreas Bovensiepen claimed Alpina customers don't use their cars in a way that is compatible with the shortcomings of today's electric vehicles.
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Alex Misoyannis
2022 BMW i4 price and specs: $99,900 before on-road costs for Tesla Model 3 rival
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16th Jul 2021
3 min read

2022 BMW i4 price and specs: $99,900 before on-road costs for Tesla Model 3 rival

Australian pricing and specifications for the 2022 BMW i4 has been announced, with Germany's new Tesla Model 3 rival just sliding in under $100,000 before on-road costs. Two variants of the new i4 will be offered in BMW Australia showrooms from its local launch in early 2022: the rear-wheel-drive i4 eDrive40, priced from $99,990 before on-road costs, and the performance-focused i4 M50, priced from $124,900 before on-road costs.
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Alex Misoyannis
Tesla Dog Mode: Here’s a top tip for anyone new to the technology
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6th Jul 2021
2 min read

Tesla Dog Mode: Here’s a top tip for anyone new to the technology

Tesla Dog Mode is one of those ideas that makes you wonder why no-one else thought of it earlier. In 2019 Tesla came up with a mode that enabled the air-conditioning to remain switched on while the car is locked, to allow enough time for the driver to run a quick errand – so the dog doesn’t get stressed out in a hot car.
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Joshua Dowling
Nissan to build new small electric SUV at billion-dollar UK production facility
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2nd Jul 2021
3 min read

Nissan to build new small electric SUV at billion-dollar UK production facility

Nissan has confirmed plans for a new £1 billion (AU$1.8 billion) electric vehicle manufacturing 'hub' in the UK, which will be home to production of a new yet-to-be-named electric SUV, expected to be sized similarly to the Juke.
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Alex Misoyannis