Bmw small electric car. Bmw took its knowledge of planes and motorcycles and integrated what it knew into its automobile engines and designs. Bmws electric car lineup the tiny i3 commuter and the i8 plug in sports car leaves a huge gap for a more practical mainstream vehicle in between. The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. The result is a new kind of high performance car.
Bmw bmws electric mini is officially on the way. That would put it squarely into competition with the chevrolet bolt ev and versions of the nissan leaf tesla model 3 and bmw i3. The i3 all electric car and the i8 plug in hybridconcept versions of both these vehicles were shown at the 2009 frankfurt motor show. 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.
Those range and price targets are a prerequisite for a volvo. Check out the 2019 bmw car models starting prices and ratings from our experts at car and driver. Series production of the bmw i3 destined for retail customers began in september 2013 and. Bmw stunned the world in 2009 with its vision efficient dynamics.
What resulted the i3 and i8 have helped take. 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. In the early 1980s with the. Bmw released images of its electric mini concept ahead of the frankfurt motor show which opens to the public on september 16.