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BMW City – BMW’s cool new electric car


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BMW – purveyor of top quality cars – has plans for a smaller, city-style electric car. The neat thing about it is the electricity will be stored in a water-cooled lithium-ion battery pack that’s expected to provide a 100-mile range.

This super-efficient, four-seater, three-door hatchback, currently called the BMW City/Project i , is being designed specifically for the U.S. market will meet California’s Zero-Emission-Vehicle (ZEV) requirements and will be smaller than the Honda FIT. With tentative plans for a launch in 2012 or 2013, BMW thinks prices will start well under $20,000.

Sounds like good clean affordable fun to me!

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 BMW City   BMWs cool new electric car

Debra Atlas is a freelance environmental writer and eco-enthusiast based in Northern California, and is the Red Ferret’s Ecological Editor. Debra looks for the upside of eco-change – what’s positive, making a difference. She hunts down those interesting things cooked up by creative minds, especially if they’re strange and eccentric.

Debra Atlas – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.



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