New BMW i3s traction control complement for all destiny BMW and MINI models.

Posted on 03. Jan, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The BMW i3 sets standards worldwide for
pushing pleasure in a quite electrically-driven vehicle. Key factors
here are not usually a increasing outlay of a engine in a new BMW
i3s, though also a innovative traction control complement adapted
privately to a immediate energy broach of a BMW eDrive
system. Presented for a initial time in a new BMW i3s (270 Nm during 0
rpm, 135 kW / 184 HP, energy expenditure total in European NEFZ
test-cycle*: 14.3 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km), the
complement improves traction and pushing fortitude in inauspicious continue and
highway conditions when pulling away, in active Brake Energy Regeneration
phases and when accelerating out of parsimonious corners. At a heart of
this creation is a control system’s 50-times-faster routine, made
probable since – distinct required pushing fortitude systems – the
control routine is now distributed directly in a powertrain instead
of in a remote section requiring prolonged vigilance paths. This development
provides serve justification of BMW i as a colonize of innovative
record within a BMW Group.

“With their high levels of torque and immediate responses to
each transformation of a accelerator, electric motors already make
significantly aloft final on pushing fortitude systems than
required energy units,” explains Peter Langen, Head of Chassis
Development during BMW.

That’s because a BMW engineers grown a new form of system
geared precisely to a final of electric mobility.
certain impact of these shorter control cycles is not indifferent for
quite electrically driven cars; indeed, this innovative traction
control complement also optimises traction, pushing fortitude and driving
dynamics in vehicles with explosion engines. It will therefore be
propitious in BMW and MINI models with front-, rear- and all-wheel drive
to broach noticeably larger declaration and pushing pleasure when road
conditions make pulling divided difficult.

About BMW i

BMW i is a BMW Group code focusing on idealist vehicle
concepts, connected mobility services and a new bargain of
reward strongly tangible by sustainability. BMW i is represented in 54
countries with a BMW i3 electric automobile for civic areas, BMW i8 plug-in
hybrid sports automobile and plug-in hybrid BMW iPerformance Automobiles. 

BMW i opens adult new aim groups for a association and serves as
an incubator for innovations. Technologies that have debuted
successfully in BMW i cars are carried over to primogenitor code BMW’s
other models.
BMW i is also compared with enterprises
including DriveNow (car sharing), ReachNow (car pity 2.0),
ChargeNow (easy entrance to a world’s largest network of charging
points), ParkNow (straightforward location, reservation and remuneration of
parking spaces), try collateral association BMW i Ventures (investment in
start-up companies with a concentration on civic mobility), BMW Energy (energy
optimisation services) and a Centre of Competence for Urban Mobility
(consultancy for cities).

* Further information on central fuel expenditure figures,
specific CO2 emission values and a electric energy expenditure of new
newcomer cars is enclosed in a following guideline: “Leitfaden über
Kraftstoffverbrauch, die CO2 emissions und basement Stromverbrauch neuer
Personenkraftwagen” (Guideline for fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and
electric energy expenditure of new newcomer cars), that can be
performed from all dealerships, from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH
(DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1. 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen and during
LeitfadenCO2 (GuidelineCO2) (PDF ‒ 2.7 MB)


In a eventuality of enquiries greatfully contact:

Wieland Brúch,
Media Relations Manager BMW i and Electric Mobility

Telephone: +49-89-382-72652



Paloma Brunckhorst
Media Relations Manager BMW i, BMW iPerformance

Telephone: +49-89-382-22322




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