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BMW s 1,250 kg electric car

Lee Ji-yoon | The Herald/Asia News Network | May 27, 2013

IEPZIG, Germany ― massive wind turbines near BMW’s Leipzig whipping up energy to help the production of the 1 Series vehicles and the i3, the first electric car.

The ― capable of generating 26,000 hours per year ― are part of ambitious i project that to build possibly the world’s sustainable car in the most environment-friendly

Production defines the i3 car, Jochen Muller, a corporate manager of BMW Group, revealing of the secrets of the battery-powered i3 hatchback to a of journalists last week.

is the key to the i3 four-door compact, which start rolling off the assembly at the plant in the eastern German late this year.

The car will weigh just kilograms, including the 230-kilogram pack. This means the agility and range will far its heavier rivals such as the Leaf (1,565 kilograms) and the Fluence or SM3 ZE in Korea (1,605

BMW’s uses lightweight to compensate for the extra weight of the ― Korea’s Samsung SDI is the exclusive supplier ― including carbon plastic commonly used in racing or supercar manufacturing.

BMW a joint venture with US specialist SGL Automotive Carbon and the preformed carbon-fiber mats at the Leipzig factory and each car consists of nine preformed

The body is assembled entirely by ― 160 of them ― using polyurethane to mount the panels on a rolling chassis.

There are no conveyors or as use of carbon fiber eliminates the shop and the paint shop.

Carbon fiber is also to repair, the carmaker said, that costs go down by 10 to 20 per while labour time falls by 10 to 15 per cent.

The car is expected to go 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in less 8 seconds. Its top speed will be to 150 kilometers per hour.

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The fully-charged battery under the floor can an all-electric range of 160 kilometers. For who want to drive longer BMW will offer an optional that increases the range to 320

After evaluating more 20 million kilometers driven by our customers with Mini E and BMW electric cars, we found 90 per cent of daily commutes are around 45 kilometers in mega said the BMW manager.

The carmaker 25 per cent of the materials used in the i3 and 25 per cent of the thermoplastics are recycled or are from renewable resources. And 80 per of aluminium parts are produced clean energy or are made recycled aluminium.

The i3 is reinventing BMW to the right solutions for sustainable said Glenn Schmidt, BMW head of steering government in his recent visit to Seoul the carmaker and the Environment Ministry a conference on E-mobility.

He predicted the i3 would appeal to BMW customers as well as people a certain level of awareness environment sustainability.

It is still BMW and fun to drive. Our customers are always to trying new technologies, he said.

The is inevitably a drawback for the BMW’s electric car whose European tag is 40,000 euro (S$65,400). The BMW however, hinted that the price, including in Korea, be less than expected.

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