Electric dream come true

BMW is taking electrification seriously with its iPerformance range of plug-in hybrids.

Fortune, it is said, favours the bold and it seems no manufacturer is as bold as BMW when it comes to electrification.

Even before a charging infrastructure was in place, the German luxury manufacturer introduced its i3 electric car and i8 plug-in petrol-electric hybrid here in 2014.

Now, it has unveiled six more plug-in models, including an upgraded i3 with a new battery pack.

Called the i3 94Ah, this revolutionary aluminium-and-carbon-fibre pure electric car has 50 per cent improved range to 300 km,...

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