BMW equips a 5 Series GT with the eDrive and TwinPower Turbo technology to showcase the future of plug-in hybrids. The ongoing development and refinement of hybrid drive systems under the Efficient Dynamics program is geared in particular to maximizing the amount of time the vehicle spends in electric mode.
BMW has taken the wraps off its latest plug-in hybrid vehicle, a 3 Series eDrive, which utilizes BMW’s award winning TwinPower Turbo technology and an 8 speed transmission that eschews a torque converter for an electric motor. The new 3 Series plug-in hybrid will exhibit the postive traits of the X5 plug-in hybrid , but to a much greater degree. With 245 HP and 295 lb-ft or torque on tap from the combined IC and electric motors, acceleration should be brisk – rivalling six cylinder versions of the car
By the end of 2014, BMW plans to have 500 geniuses employed at its 339 U.S. dealerships. The BMW i Genius idea is a play from Apple’s playbook and has proven to be effective around the world.
According to a report by kfz-betrieb , the BMW i3 aren’t as strong in Germany as they are in the US. After nine months of sales, dealers have sold just
Source: Worldcarfans: Audi No related posts.
Source: Worldcarfans: Audi Related posts: Volkswagen Golf R400 and GTI Roadster concepts heading to Los Angeles Auto Show
Source: Carscoops No related posts.
A couple weeks ago Audi released their partnership with Universal Pictures for Fifty Shades of Grey
BMW i8 is the first production car in the world that was shipped with laser light headlights . We went to Marseille, France, to see the i8 lasers in action and the dark night on the Cote d’Azur is the perfect backdrop to see what the powerful lights can do. BMW says the laser lights could be retrofitted after delivery for those customers that didn’t have the option to buy them when i8 launched
The State of Illinois has announced their EV Infrastructure Rebate Program . This program provides rebates toward the purchase and installation of EV charging stations.