31 Jul '13, 7pm

BMW i3 tries to be the answer for a changing world [w/video]

BMW i3 tries to be the answer for a changing world [w/video]

BMW's kidney grill remains, but on the i3 is not an air intake because the electric motor doesn't need it. The i3 is still just a car. It has four wheels and seats five. It's also just an EV. It has a battery and the aforementioned chargeport. All of this is pretty familiar in 2013. So, what about the i3 plants the flag for a new "era of true sustainable mobility?" Two answers jump out: carbon fiber and the renewable energy used in production. The i3 is the first mass-production vehicle made with a carbon-fiber-reinforced-plastic (CFRP ) passenger cell wrapped with aluminum, and it makes total sense to use the lightweight technology in an EV. It's also part of a story BMW has been telling for a long time, as this 2010 article shows . BMW brought in the Governor of Washington State , Jay Inslee because the CFRP used in the i3 is made in Moses Lake, WA using hydroelectric po...

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