Jan 6, 2015 - 09:14 am

BMW i9, Thermoelectric energy harvesting, BMW i8 vs. BMW M4.

Click tip: 2016 BMW is to turn a century old and fans expect something special, something like an even more powerful sports car based on the i8. One BMW enthusiast now made a rendering of how the rumored BMW i9 could look like: as if Batman might buy it.

Study tip: IDTechEx report “Energy Harvesting/ Regeneration for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2015-2025” looks at electric vehicles producing energy on the go from heat, light, vibration, motion and more. The first hybrids could thus regain energy from exhaust heat by 2018.
idtechex.com (report to order) via businesswire.com

Video tip: German Auto Bild put two Bavarians to the test as it had the BMW i8 competing against the M4 in a drag race. Is it traction and torque or tradition and horsepower advantage that wins the race? The actual competition starts at minute 1:24.
autobild.de (in German) via autoblog.com


Found on electrive.com
06.01.2015 09:19