30 Nov '14, 1am

#BMW reveal 500 kW eDrive plug-in #hybrid system

#BMW reveal 500 kW eDrive plug-in #hybrid system

Following the success of the BMW i3 electric car, and the i8 hybrid supercar, BMW has developed an even more powerful petrol-electric drivetrain that could underpin prestige and performance models in the future. This could be the most powerful BMW production powertrain ever. The new system is part of an increasing investment into hybrid electric powertrains, starting with the upcoming 3-Series ActiveHybrid. This one in particular will sit at the top of the range. Expect it to appear in the firm's large saloons and M-powered SUVs in the next few years. Dubbed Power eDrive, the new system forms part of a extended range of modular hybrid drivetrains being developed in a performance-based EfficientDynamics engineering program at BMW's research and development centre in Munich and envisaged for launch on a limited number of BMW Group production models in what it describes as "u...

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