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New plug-in hybrid models and serve grown high-voltage batteries: BMW moves forward consistently with electrification.

Munich. Premium automobile manufacturer BMW is
consistently relocating forward with a foundation of a drive
portfolio and now presents a latest plug-in hybrid models during the
2019 Geneva Motor Show. At a same time, BMW also announces the
marketplace launch of an additional sports activity automobile (SAV) with
electric drive. The globally renouned BMW X3 will serve be produced
in a plug-in hybrid various as of Dec 2019. This creates it the
initial indication of a code to be offering with both a conventional
explosion engine and a plug-in hybrid complement – with a serve of a
quite electrically powered chronicle in 2020.

Once again in 2018, a BMW Group serve total a hire as
a colonize and marketplace personality in a margin of electrified automobiles
(source: IHS Markit New Registrations 2018 Report 04. 01. 2019). With
a marketplace share of some-more than 9 per cent, a association leads the
worldwide ranking of determined reward providers of vehicles that
are quite electrically powered or run on plug-in hybrid systems. In
2018 a BMW Group was a marketplace personality in a reward shred of
electrified vehicles in both Germany and in China. With a share of
some-more than 16 per cent, a association also once again led a overall
European marketplace for electrified vehicles. BMW Group achieved a new
worldwide sales record in 2018 with some-more than 140 000 units of
electrical and plug-in hybrid vehicles sole – an boost of 38.4 per
cent over a prior year. As one of a 4 future-oriented ACES
subject areas (Autonomous, Connected, Electrified and Services/Shared),
electromobility is one of a pivotal elements of a company’s strategy
NUMBER ONE NEXT. The aim of a BMW Group is to have put
more than half a million electrified vehicles of a brands on the
highway by a finish of 2019.

With a quite electrically powered BMW i3 (BMW i3: total power
consumption: 13.1 kWh/100 km*; BMW i3s: total appetite consumption:
14.6 – 14.0 kWh/100 km*), a BMW i8 Coupé (combined fuel consumption:
1.8 l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 14.0 kWh/100 km; combined
CO2 emissions from fuel: 42 g/km*) and a BMW i8 Roadster
(combined fuel consumption: 2.0 l/100 km; total appetite consumption:
14.5 kWh/100 km; total CO2 emissions from fuel:
46 g/km*), a plug-in hybrid variants of a BMW X5 and a BMW X3,
a BMW 2 Series, BMW 3 Series, BMW 5 Series and BMW 7 Series, a BMW
X1 xDrive25Le constructed in China for a internal market, the
MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (combined fuel consumption:
2.5 – 2.4 l/100 km; total appetite consumption:
13.7 – 13.4 kWh/100 km; total CO2 emissions:
56 – 55 g/km*) and a quite electrically powered MINI, a BMW Group
will have 12 electrically powered models in a programme by a end
of 2019. Not usually is a perfect series of vehicles accessible singular but
also their accumulation – from a reward compress shred by to the
mid-range, top mid-range and oppulance opening segment, and also
including a sports automobile and sports activity automobile categories. By
2025 a BMW Group will have increasing a preference of a brands’
electrically powered vehicles to during slightest 25 models.

World premiere: a BMW X3 xDrive30e with plug-in hybrid drive.

BMW starts prolongation of another SAV with plug-in hybrid expostulate in
Dec 2019, thereby serve expanding a operation of electrically
powered vehicles. Seeing a universe premiere during a 2019 International
Geneva Motor Show, a BMW X3 xDrive30e combines a versatile
properties of a reward mid-range sports activity automobile with
cutting-edge BMW eDrive technology. Its strong characteristics, sporty
pushing opening total and all-wheel expostulate system BMW xDrive –
also active when regulating on electric appetite alone – are total with
outstandingly low levels of fuel expenditure and empty emissions.
Due to a use of a really latest battery technology, the
BMW X3 xDrive30e achieves an electrically powered operation of adult to 50
kilometres*. Thanks to BMW eDrive technology, a total fuel
expenditure is reduced to adult to 2.4 litres per 100 kilometres*, with
CO2 emissions of adult to 56 grams per kilometre*.

The plug-in hybrid complement in a BMW X3 xDrive30e consists of a
4-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology and an
electric motor. Both expostulate units put their appetite on a highway – or
unsurfaced turf – around an 8-speed Steptronic delivery and the
intelligent all-wheel expostulate system. Their corner complement outlay of
185 kW/252 hp can be increasing by adult to 30 kW/41 hp by proxy use
of a electric motor’s rise output. The BMW X3 xDrive30e takes just
6.5 seconds (provisional figure) to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.

The latest BMW plug-in hybrid indication is propitious with a lithium-ion
battery that is positioned underneath a back chair in sequence to save
space. With a luggage volume of 450 litres, a ride ability of
a BMW X3 xDrive30e is during a turn of those indication variants that are
propitious with a compulsory engine.

Other universe premieres in Geneva: BMW 330e Sedan,
BMW X5 xDrive45e and a plug-in hybrid models of a new BMW 7 Series
.

The heading purpose of a BMW Group in a area of foundation is
also reflected in a stream engine range. At a 2019 International
Geneva Motor Show, BMW presents a second era of plug-in
hybrid models in as many as 3 vehicles segments.

The new BMW 330e Sedan is generally considerable due to an boost in
electrically powered operation as compared to a prototype indication of
some 50 per cent to adult to 60 kilometres*, a turn of fuel consumption
that has been reduced to adult to 1.7 litres per 100 kilometres* and
CO2 emissions reduced to 39 grams per kilometre* – all
total with a sports sedan’s hallmark pushing pleasure. The system
outlay of a plug-in hybrid expostulate amounts to 185 kW/252 hp – with the
probability of a proxy boost by an additional 30 kW/41 hp using
a customary XtraBoost. As a result, a new BMW 330e Sedan does the
scurry from hire to 100 km/h in 6.0 seconds (provisional figure).

Increased output, potency and electrically powered operation are also
offering by a latest chronicle of a BMW X5 with plug-in hybrid drive.
The new BMW X5 xDrive45e is now propitious with an in-line 6-cylinder
petrol engine blending on a model-specific basement total with an
electric engine – with a complement outlay that is now increasing to
290 kW/394 hp. 5.6 seconds (provisional figure) is all it takes the
sports activity automobile to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h. Its
electrically powered operation is now approximately 80 kilometres*, almost
3 times that of a predecessor. As such, day-to-day commuter runs
can simply be lonesome on electric appetite only, thereby shortening local
emissions to zero. With a 69-litre fuel tank, a BMW X5 xDrive45e
is also ideally matched to use over prolonged distances. Its progressive
plug-in hybrid expostulate record reduces total fuel expenditure to
adult to 2.1 litres per 100 kilometres* and CO2emissions from
fuel to adult to 49 grams per kilometre*. The qualities of a BMW
X5 xDrive45e as a transport automobile are serve borne out by its
versatile luggage compartment: here a storage volume of 500 to
1 716 litres is usually really somewhat rebate than that offering by variants
of a SAV that are powered by compulsory means. The ground-breaking
all-round properties of a BMW X5 xDrive45e are complemented with the
intelligent all-wheel expostulate complement BMW xDrive. This transfers the
appetite of both expostulate units to all 4 wheels, providing sports-style
pushing pleasure on a highway and autarchic off-road opening over
unsurfaced terrain.

In a plug-in hybrid models of a new BMW 7 Series, a sporty
flair, transport comfort and feel-good ambience of a oppulance sedan are
total with a ability to suffer locally emissions-free and
probably soundless mobility. Their electrically powered operation has
been increasing by roughly 30 per cent as compared to a predecessor
models, now during a stretch of between 50 and 58 kilometres*. The model
operation comprises a BMW 745e (combined fuel consumption:
2.3 – 2.1 l/100 km; total appetite consumption:
15.6 – 15.1 kWh/100 km; total CO2 emissions:
52 – 48 g/km*), a prolonged chronicle BMW 745Le (combined fuel consumption:
2.3 –2.2 l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 15.7 – 15.6 kWh/100 km;
total CO2 emissions: 53 – 50 g/km) and a BMW 745Le
xDrive (combined fuel consumption: 2.6 – 2.3 l/100 km; total power
consumption: 16.3 – 15.8 kWh/100 km; total CO2
emissions: 59 – 52 g/km*) with extended wheelbase and intelligent
all-wheel drive. Its expostulate complement now comprises an in-line 6-cylinder
petrol engine blending on a model-specific basement together with an
electric motor. By environment a expostulate knowledge switch to SPORT mode,
a motorist can daub into a complement outlay of 290 kW/394 hp. The new
BMW 745e accelerates in 5.2 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h, while the
new BMW 745Le takes 5.3 seconds. Meanwhile a new BMW 745Le xDrive
reaches a 100 km/h symbol from hire in 5.1 seconds.

BMW 530e Sedan and BMW 225xe Active Tourer with further
grown lithium-ion batteries and increasing electrically powered range.

The latest swell in a margin of battery dungeon record has also
led to an prolongation of a options for locally emissions-free driving
in a plug-in hybrid models of a BMW 5 Series and BMW 2 Series.
Although a measure remain unchanged, a new lithium-ion battery
for a plug-in hybrid indication of a BMW 5 Series Sedan now has a gross
appetite calm that has been increasing from 9.2 to 12.0 kWh. This
means an boost in electrically powered operation by some-more than 30 per
cent to 64 kilometres*. The BMW 530e Sedan now achieves a combined
fuel expenditure of during slightest 1.7 litres per 100 kilometres* and
CO2 emissions of during slightest 38 grams per kilometre*. As an
additional indication variant, a all-wheel expostulate BMW 530e xDrive Sedan
will also be enclosed in a programme worldwide from Jul 2019
onwards. The latter achieves an electrically powered operation of adult to
57 kilometres*. Its total fuel expenditure is during slightest 1.9 litres
per 100 kilometres*, while CO2 emissions are during least
44 grams per kilometre*.

In a BMW 225xe Active Tourer, state-of-the-art battery cell
record paves a approach to serve reduced expenditure total as
good as an boost in a electrically powered operation of some-more than 25
per cent to adult to 57 kilometres*. While maintaining a same dimensions
as before, a lithium-ion battery now has a sum appetite calm that
has been increasing from 7.7 to 9.7. The total fuel expenditure of
a BMW 225xe Active Tourer is during slightest 1.9 litres per
100 kilometres*, a total appetite expenditure is during slightest 14.7 kWh
per 100 kilometres and a CO2 emissions turn is during least
43 grams per kilometre*. The hybrid-specific all-wheel expostulate system
contributes to a BMW 225xe Active Tourer’s sporty and versatile
pushing properties. Its customary and discretionary apparatus include
countless complicated motorist assistance systems as good as a current
innovations in a margin of intelligent connectivity and digital
services – for increasing preference when charging a high-voltage
battery and an even some-more heated electrical pushing experience.

Cutting-edge battery technology, new handling complement and
innovative digital services for an optimised electric pushing experience.

In serve to a really latest battery technology, a plug-in hybrid
variants of a new BMW 3 Series Sedan, a new BMW X5 and a new BMW
7 Series also underline a new arrangement and handling complement as good as
innovative digital services for an even some-more heated electric driving
experience. Their customary apparatus embody a BMW Live Cockpit
Professional with newly designed screens in a instrument row and
a Control Display, that also yield clearly laid-out sum of
a battery assign state, electrically powered operation and operating
mode of a plug-in hybrid system. The buttons used to name the
expostulate mode are now integrated in a expostulate knowledge switch unit.
Here, a press of a symbol is all that is indispensable to activate the
modes SPORT for a quite energetic set-up and ADAPTIVE for a
set-up that is geared towards a applicable pushing character and
situation, as good as a 3 handling modes HYBRID, ELECTRIC and
BATTERY CONTROL. HYBRID mode serves as a customary environment that
ensures a offset set-up and optimised communication between the
explosion engine and electric motor. It also probable to select
ELECTRIC mode as a customary environment around a iDrive menu. The HYBRID
symbol is pulpy twice to activate this handling mode in an
efficiency-optimised chronicle (HYBRID ECO PRO). The coasting function
is one of a factors that contributes to a serve rebate in fuel consumption.

The record of a intelligent appetite government complement has
serve been serve optimised. Since this is now related to the
navigation system, a communication between explosion engine and
electric engine can be blending some-more precisely to a track and driving
situation. In a new BMW 330e Sedan and a new BMW X5 xDrive45e, a
control section that draws on navigation and sensor information is also means to
optimise stop appetite recuperation potency in HYBRID ECO PRO mode.
When coming a connection or a automobile pushing ahead, for example,
recuperation can be put to quite complete use for a purpose
of deceleration.

During a charging process, a entirely digital instrument panel
provides graphically displayed information on a battery’s current
assign hire and therefore a car’s intensity electrically powered
range. The striking arrangement – designed away for any automobile –
also shows a amperage accessible during a assign hire being used, as
good as indicating when a battery is entirely charged.

New digital services assistance make it some-more appealing and accessible to
assign a high-voltage battery when out and about. For example, the
navigation complement shows a motorist circuitously hotels, restaurants, cafés
and sights or informative comforts when a open charging hire is
being selected. Customers are also given a foresee as to the
function hire of charging stations. In addition, BMW enables
ChargeNow business to haven an enabled charging hire for a
singular duration formed on in-car activation.

A particular sound combined generally for electrified BMW models is
used for a purpose of acoustic walking protection, issued around a
orator system. The sound pattern in a low speed operation radiates a
colourful acoustic presence, yet but impairing a acoustic
comfort of automobile occupants.

 

All total relating to pushing performance,
consumption, emissions and operation are provisional.

Fuel consumption, CO2 glimmer total and power
expenditure were totalled regulating a methods compulsory according
to Regulation VO (EC) 2007/715 as amended. The total are
distributed regulating a automobile propitious with simple apparatus in
Germany, a ranges settled take into comment differences in
comparison circle and tyre sizes as good as a optional
equipment. They might change during configuration.

The sum noted * have already been distributed formed on
a new WLTP exam cycle and blending to NEDC for comparison
purposes. In these vehicles, opposite total than those
published here might request for a comment of taxes and other
vehicle-related duties that are (also) formed on
CO2 emissions.

Last revised: 16. 01. 2019

For serve sum on central expenditure figures, official
specific CO2 emissions and appetite expenditure of new
cars, greatfully impute to a “Manual on fuel consumption,
CO2 emissions and appetite expenditure of new
cars” accessible giveaway of assign during all sales outlets, from
Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1,
73760 Ostfilthen-Scharnhausen and during https://www.dat.de/co2/.