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    Enabling iDrive Office.

    Ok, so I coded in iDrive Office using the i3 Bimmercode cheat sheet as reference, though I did use E-SYS to do so. However, despite the Office menu showing up in the main menu, I do not receive any messages through the system. I've tried re-pairing my iPhone 6s, but hasn't made any difference. My other coding adventures have ended up successfully, so I do know that my coding setup works. Any thoughts as to what might be the problem? Does some sort of enhanced Bluetooth need to be VO coded? [...]

    Re: Long Distance (400 miles) Rex Driving? Do I need to baby it?

    . . . If BMW really intended the car for long-distance travel, they would have installed a larger ICE . . . It isn't the ICE but the generator and charging circuit. The original engine in the scooter is rated at twice the power. Bob Wilson [...]

    Re: New i3 Owner

    So here is where I got some of my i3 charging information from; https://www.pluglesspower.com/learn/bmw ... ate-guide/ and where it says Level 3 = DC Fast Charging. Unfortunately, some U.S.-specific on-line sites incorrectly describe DC fast charging as "Level 3". I suppose this assumes that AC Level 1 and AC Level 2 are the first 2 levels, but that's true only in North America. The rest of the world with 230 V residential power has no AC Level 1 (120 V) equivalent. Those parts of the world wit [...]


    BMW i3 News from My Electric Car Forums :

    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 ->