BMW sets up eDrive zones in the UK
BMW’s eDrive zone technology is being introduced in the UK to ensure that their plug-in hybrid cars stay clean in London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zones. The zones have been launched in Birmingham and London so far, and can be downloaded via an over-the-air software update.
BMW ready to sell X5 xDrive45e PHEV in the States
BMW announced the launch of the BMW X5 xDrive45e, the next-gen of the plug-in hybrid X5, which will go on sale in July 2020 in the USA. Compared to the European version, however, the available battery capacity in the North American version significantly differs.
BMW to boost PHEV ranges in summer
BMW is upgrading its PHEV models for the summer with new battery cell technology for greater electric ranges. All plug-in hybrid models from the Bavarian carmaker will also be equipped with acoustic pedestrian protection.