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    Re: LED Hi beam conversion

    BMW claims that their laser beam powered headlights offer 2x the max range of any other lights currently available. But, retrofitting a set of those into an i3 would be a major project, and the cost would be considerable. If you've watched their videos, you'd realize that the laser points towards a lense at the back, then the light hits phosphers and gets converted to visible light. By moving the beam around (fast), they can create almost any shape beam they want. In the USA, it gets hobbled considerabl [...]

    Re: (Questions) Planning a Los Angeles to Bryce Canyon Road Trip in the 2015 i3 REX

    Unless you plan on sitting for 4+ hours at a charging station, look for CCS/SAE fast chargers only (orange in PlugShare) to trim your charge time down to less than half an hour. At least on the web page, PlugShare can set a filter based on what your car supports if you enter your vehicle description into your profile..... [...]

    Re: Is an i3 right for me? For small Caribbean island?

    I would add that you can reprogram the car so the "panic" button turns on air conditioning. This is great for places where cell phone coverage is weak. Also, it you hold down the unlock button, the car will roll down the windows which gets the initial slug of hot cabin air out. Bob Wilson [...]

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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 ->