the electric Motor is there, the battery is sufficiently large, and the scope is long. So why continue to run on a mixture of electricity and gasoline through the polluted city in its pluginhybridbil?
It seems to be the reasoning from BMW that will let its 'green' cars beat the traditional internal combustion engine off automatically when they pass byskiltet. According to Reuters, the German automaker has already started to demonstrate the system to the authorities in several German cities.
BMW first unveiled the idea to the general public on the ongoing motorudstilling in Los Angeles. It happens at the same time that the manufacturer viewer pluginhybrid version of its new X5 jeep, which on paper has an electric range of 80 kilometres.
Plenty, think the BMW to cover most needs in the city.
A pluginhybrid unite popularly said internal combustion engine range with the electric motor environmentally friendly driver. It is a type of car marketed as a flexible alternative to a pure electric car, and the cars are becoming more and more widespread.
It happens at the same time that many european cities are introducing more stringent environmental requirements for cars. Especially the traditional suvs is hunted game, because they are often driven by a diesel engine of considerable size, which emit large quantities of harmful NOx gases.
Just this type of pollution is looked at in particular Germany, where the seven cities so far have introduced more stringent restrictions for the diesel vehicles of older date.
It is in this light, BMW's new technology to be seen. Succeed the manufacturer to get its pluginhybridbiler to automatically turn off their internal combustion engine in the towns, so it may be with to ensure the livelihood of the large SUV models such as the BMW X5.
the System, which BMW is currently working on, should specifically be able to connect your vehicle's navigation system with data from the cloud, that tells the car when it is running in and out of a congestion zone.