Formula E stays “Born Electric”: BMW i extends partnership with a innovative competition array as “Official Vehicle Partner”.

Posted on 01. Dec, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Munich. Before a FIA Formula E Championship enters its
fourth deteriorate on Saturday with a initial competition in Hong Kong (CHN),
a array and BMW i announced skeleton for a future: In 2017/18 and
beyond, BMW i will be concerned in a initial championship for
all-electric racing cars as “Official Vehicle Partner”. This
partnership has been in existence given Formula E done a entrance in
2014, and is thereby entering a fourth year.

At a central deteriorate opening in a BMW Wan Chai salon in
Hong Kong, Jörg Reimann, Vice President BMW Brand Experience, and
Alejandro Agag, owner and CEO of Formula E, strictly announced the
prolongation of a collaboration. “It was roughly a judicious step for us
to get concerned in Formula E with BMW i in 2014 – and it is only as
judicious to continue a partnership in a entrance years,” said
Reimann. “Formula E is violation new belligerent in motorsport in many ways,
only as BMW i does in terms of a mobility of a future, that is
because a multiple works unequivocally well. We are quite looking
brazen to saying a BMW i3s on a line this season. It is the
sportiest BMW i3 there has ever been. This indication clearly demonstrates
how BMW i combines pushing pleasure with reward impression that is
consistently geared towards sustainability.”

Agag stressed a significance of BMW i for Formula E and said:
“It’s illusory news that BMW i is fluctuating a joining as
Official Vehicle Partner. Even when Formula E was only an thought and
didn’t afterwards exist, we had BMW on house as a partner that believed in
this plan from a really beginning. It’s a mythological code in the
universe of sports and in a automobile attention and shortly we will also have
them in a array line perplexing to win. That is brilliant. So we can just
say: Welcome to a array lane, and acquire again as a clever partner of
Formula E.”

As partial of a partnership between BMW i and Formula E,
spectators will knowledge an considerable BMW i car swift in action
during a 14 races around a world. This includes a Qualcomm BMW i8
Safety Car (combined fuel consumption: 2.1 1/100 km; total CO2
emissions: 49 g/km)* and a new BMW i3s (combined appetite consumption:
14.3 kWh; total CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)* as a “Medical Car” and
“Race Control Car”. The BMW X5 xDrive40e (combined fuel consumption:
3.4 – 3.3 l/100 km; total CO2 emissions: 78 – 77 g/km)* will also
be in movement in a purpose as “Rescue Car” and “Extrication Car”.

 

*The fuel expenditure and CO2 emissions total shown were determined
according to a European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in a version
germane during a time of form approval. The total impute to a
car with simple pattern in Germany and a operation shown
considers a opposite distance of a comparison wheels and tires.

The CO2 efficiency specifications are dynamic according to
Directive 1999/94/EC and a Pkw-EnVKV, and formed (for classification)
on a fuel expenditure and CO2 values as per a NEDC cycle.

Further information on central fuel expenditure total and
specific CO2 emission values of new newcomer cars is enclosed in the
following guideline: “Leitfaden über Kraftstoffverbrauch, die
CO2-Emissionen und basement Stromverbrauch neuer Personenkraftwagen”
(Guideline for fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electric power
expenditure of new newcomer cars), that can be performed giveaway of
assign from all dealerships and at https://www.dat.de/en/offers/publications/guideline-for-fuel-consumption.html.

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