Thursday, February 24, 2011

ActiveE lease to be competitive with the Volt lease?

According to this article on the LA Times blog, the ActiveE lease will be competitive with the current Volt lease. While I'm excited, it'll be great to get some confirmation on this before I jump up and down.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Official ActiveE Press Release is out!

Click here to read. I've already put in a request for an Android app along with the iPhone app that is mentioned in the the release.

As a reminder, to follow all the latest happenings with the ActiveE be sure to check the forum on a regular basis. Click here to go directly there.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Just released info and photos of the upcoming ActiveE

Check out this article with some new info on the ActiveE. The "gliding mode" sounds interesting.
Here are some official photos too. I see Heated Seats and Rear Sensors...woo hoo! Two of our favorite things.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Carbon Fiber plant in Moses Lake, WA on schedule

As someone who grew up in Kettle Falls, WA it's exciting to see something like this being built in Washington state. Click here to read article. For those not familiar with this plant, this is where the carbon fiber body parts used in the upcoming Megacity vehicle will be manufactured.

Jim O'Donnell shares his thoughts on electric, diesel and the upcoming megacity vehicle.

This is a brief interview from the Wash D.C. Auto Show. Click here to view.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Film #2 is out and BMW shoots down the rumors filling the web!

My last update mentioned a lease only option for the upcoming Megacity vehicle. (official name coming on 2/21/11). That was addressed by BMW who stated that the vehicle will be available just like every other BMW.

If you haven't checked out this cool film series about mobility from BMW Films, click here. A new film is coming out each Tuesday. The second one is out today. Very thought provoking.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

First of four films is up!

The first part in the series "Wherever You Want To Go" has been posted and can be viewed by clicking here.

I had a great time with Tom and Peder discussing the MINI E, the future of mobility and the fun we've all been having driving emission free.