German automaker BMW has begun leasing the new electric BMW ActiveE sedan and recruiting the “Electronauts” who will pilot them and offer feedback to BMW.
Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program comes to Beantown, with 150 electric-vehicle charging stations planned for the metro area.
BMW is making its all-electric car the ActiveE, that goes form 0 to 60 in nine seconds, available for lease in select U.S. cities this fall.
BMW plans to display at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show its ActiveE electric vehicle concept, which will be available later this year globally on a trial basis.
BMW has announced the initial American test markets for its ActiveE electric vehicle concept as it gears up for a 2013 release of its Megacity Vehicle.
The BMW Group recently announced that they’ll be releasing their first plug-in all-electric model, the Megacity Vehicle, under a sub-brand in 2013.
BMW is throwing down the luxury electric car gauntlet via its new Concept ActiveE, sporting the BMW 1 Series Coupe vehicle package and going up to 100 miles on a charge.