13 Feb '18, 5pm

New Qualcomm Safety Car Bmw I8 Coup Makes Its Debut In Chile Wireless Charging.

The new Qualcomm Safety Car BMW i8 Coupé made its debut on Thursday in Santiago, Chile. The car will feature from the fourth race in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, which will take place on Saturday. BMW i has been “Official Vehicle Partner” since the first Formula E season and is now on track with the next generation of the Qualcomm Safety Car BMW i8 Coupé, featuring a range of technical advances. The new flagship of the BMW i car fleet for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship makes use of the “Qualcomm Halo Prototype Technology” inductive charging system. The system uses no cable connections and charges this special BMW i8 Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 1.9 l/100 km; combined energy consumption: 14.0 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 42 g/km) up to 80% in just one hour, with a performance of 7.2 kilowatts.

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/02/20180202-i8.html

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