Bmw to introduce new energy vehicle at the 2011 Shanghai Motor Show

Article by Christian A., on March 16, 2011

As you may know already, 2011 is an important year for Bmw as the Bavarian brand will get electrified, which means that it will begin testing the Active E electric vehicles. Bmw’s MINI is already testing the MINI E electric vehicle in Beijing and Shenzen, which means that the Active E will join the MINI E in the new electric race.

What is more interesting is that Bmw will introduce a ‘New Energy Vehicle’ in April at the 2011 Shanghai Motor Show.

According to the carmaker, the model will be firm’s e-car from China for China and will be based on the 5-Series LWB (long wheelbase). The car will be a plug-in hybrid and promises to benefit from the strength and the excellent reputation of the Bmw brand.

And, as expected the plans don’t stop here. Few weeks ago, Bmw revealed the I sub-brand and previewed the first cars which will be launched: the i3 and i8.

The Bmw i3 will be company’s first all-electric vehicle for the world's urban centers. While the i8 will combine the performance of a sports car with the fuel consumption of a small car. Both cars will be manufactured using carbon fiber reinforced plastic, a very light material.

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