BMW has announced that they will be launching more models of their plug in hybrid vehicles, and the next vehicle in their range with be a BMW 3 Series plug in Hybrid.
The company has announced that they are planning to follow up their i3 and i8 with plug in hybrid versions of their core models, and the company will show off a new BMW 3 series plug in hybrid prototype, plus they will also show off a new generation of hybrid concepts in Miramas, France.
Herbert Diess, Member of the Board of Management BMW AG, Development, said:
“All BMW Group models benefit from BMW i. The fundamental technology involved in battery cells, electric motors and the power electronics will be used in our upcoming plug-in hybrid models. When it comes to the electrification of the drivetrain, we are deliberately developing a wide-ranging expertise in order to offer our customers worldwide the ideal solution.
The plug-in hybrid models presented in Miramas are equipped with a highly efficient internal combustion engine and an electric motor powered by an externally rechargeable high-voltage battery. Shorter-distance urban trips or commutes can be completed on electric power only. On longer journeys, the vehicle will usually operate in “combined mode”, with both systems working together.
You can find out more details about the new BMW 3 Series plug in Hybrid over at BMW at the link below, as soon as we get some more details on performance and more, we will let you guys know.
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