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 carmakers didn't pioneer the new era of electric cars, but now they're making massive investments in EV model development and production. By 2025 they may surpass their rivals for global e-car market share.
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.
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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