Bmw electric car plans. The all electric x3 is just one of many new electrified vehicles bmw plans to launch in the coming years. Bmw is to push ahead with a common platform that will allow it to produce not only additions to its i range of bespoke electric vehicles but also plug in hybrid and pure electric versions of its. The result is a new kind of high performance car. Bmw took its knowledge of planes and motorcycles and integrated what it knew into its automobile engines and designs.
The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. An electric car also battery electric car or all electric car is a plug in electric automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors using energy typically stored in rechargeable batteries. Since 2008 a renaissance in electric vehicle manufacturing occurred due to advances in batteries concerns about increasing oil prices and the desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The bavarian automaker will launch a range topping production car to be called the inext it said in may 2016the company added in january that the car will offer 400 miles or more of range.
The automaker plans to start producing the vehicle which is based on its x3 suv in shenyang china in 2020 as. The bmw i3 electric car is a tour de force of advanced engineering and it was the most energy efficient car sold in the us. Bmw unveiled its ix3 electric suv concept on wednesday at the beijing auto show. A new company called revolt electric motorbikes plans to build an electric powered motorcycle based on a chinese version the 1938 bmw r71 including the sidecar that was used by the german army.
In 2014 and 2015. The bmw i is a sub brand of bmw founded in 2011 to design and manufacture plug in electric vehicles. The i3 all electric car and the i8 plug in hybridconcept versions of both these vehicles were shown at the 2009 frankfurt motor show. In the early 1980s with the.