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    Re: Battery Diagnostics

    Still strange. However the discharge test is probably the most accurate way to determine the actual capacity. BTW, your links took me to a rabbit hole pf trying to integrate Connected Drive and OpenHAB. No luck so far [...]

    Re: Comfort Access - car hesitates

    As to the rear doors, there's a latch at both the top and bottom of that door, so it can take a bit more pressure to get it to close both of them successfully. One thing that can confuse the comfort access is if you put any part of your hand around the top of the handle. This confuses the sensor thinking that you're about to open the door so it needs to unlock versus lock the vehicle. Next time that happens, notice carefully where your actual hand and fingers are. I have comfort access on both of my B [...]

    Re: Car-jacking that ended in hours

    I am curious , why - LTE/GPRS connection doesn't work while the car is moving ) i belive i read in manual) ? I know that in early i3's, the data connection is 3G, not LTE. Maybe that's changed in later models. I cannot think of any reason why ? ( other than to reduce data transfer cost ) Maybe to protect the driver's privacy. Transmitting the GPS coordinates of a moving i3 over an insecure data connection might be a negative for many i3 drivers. I'm guessing that cost reduction is the likely reason. [...]

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    BMW sends out postcards to i3 owners confirming 50% more range for 2017

    Via the Facebook BMW i3 group, BMW has mailed out postcards to owners in the UK stating the 2017 BMW i3 will have a 50% increase in electric range, which would equate to around 120... Continue reading ->