According to Harald Krüger, the president of the BMW group, the 2020 BMW i4, next-generation electric models will be able to travel up to 700 km before plugging into a socket.
we can not deny again that the future of the auto industry is an electric car. now almost all car manufacturers have started to introduce electric cars, in the form of concepts and that are ready to be marketed. Tesla is one of the pioneers in the electric car industry, not to miss senior players like BMW and Mercedes also enliven the electric car market.
The news will make the electric car defenders smile like motorists who are still reluctant to take the leap and convert to zero emission propulsion. At the annual presentation of the results of the BMW group, Harald Krüger, its president, said that the fifth generation of eDrive technology under development will make considerable progress in terms of the radius of action with only one charge. Depending on the type of vehicle, BMW announces to be able to operate between 550 and 700 kilometers. These values will be possible at the wheel of the 2020 BMW i4 and INEXT.
These two families are an integral part of the German group’s offensive on electrified vehicles. BMW announced the marketing of 25 electrified vehicles including 12 100% electric models by 2025.
The first electric family of the manufacturer Munich will be the iX3. This SUV will arrive in 2020 on the market, one year after the MINI Electric, which is also manufactured in China. The INEXT and I4 will be based on a new platform and produced in Germany.
2020 BMW i4 Release Date
Moreover, the next generation of rechargeable hybrid models will see its electric autonomy increase by 40%. In 2019, the BMW group made the bet that 500 000 of its rechargeable electric and hybrid vehicles would circulate on the roads at the end of the year 2019.