The comprehensive plan includes the development of a “revolutionary new BMW i-model, which would raise the premium shipping to a new level.” BMW INEXT also requires new forms of automatic driving and digital connectivity, along with a new generation of electric, lightweight construction and pioneering design of the interior.
The company did not specify, but confirms plans tied to Mini plug-in hybrid i8 roadster for 2018. Bavarian manufacturer also revealed that i3 portfolio will be expanded and will include a new variant with a larger battery.
Despite the apparent focus of electrification, BMW believes that the heterogeneity of the plant will operate in the future. As a result, the company continues to develop the technology of hydrogen fuel cells, noting that current test vehicles have autonomy to 600 km.