The 330e is BMW's first mid-range plug-in hybrid. It has a system performance of 185 kW. 65 kW are generated by its electric motor. It almost feels like driving a regular 6-cylinder BMW engine.
Herbert Diess will replace Matthias Müller as VW CEO. He has a reputation for driving through difficult changes. From his days reining in costs at BMW, the Austrian has often irritated unions — and delighted bosses.
German premium carmaker BMW has said it's investing heavily in the development of new electric cars. Research and development spending on e-mobility was set to reach an all-time high this year, the company reported.
There seems to be no end to the German scandal involving carmakers' emissions-cheating endeavors. Now the first partial diesel-engine driving bans are being introduced. Are privately-owned cars soon a thing of the past?
The auto of the future is expected to be electrically driven and run on autopilot. German carmakers especially are turning their financial firepower and technical know-how on a market which is starting to gain traction
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