BMW shows a 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid prototype at its Innovation Days. The model combines an three-cylinder engine and electrically assisted axle up front, and a battery and electric motor at the rear.
396-HP Plug-In Hybrid "Bridges The Gap Between Road Cars And Racing Sport Cars"
Volkswagen debuts its Golf GTE Sport Concept at the annual Worthersee festival in Austria. It "bridges the gap between road cars and racing sport cars" with striking design and a 396-horsepower plug-in hybrid powertrain.
The BMW 3 Series is getting a refresh for the 2016 model year, although you might not be able to tell by looking at it. Underneath the slight styling tweaks is a revised suspension and automatic gearbox. Plus, there are two new models: the 340i and 330e plug-in hybrid.
BMW rolls out its first plug-in hybrid crossover in the new X5 eDrive40e, packing a 2.0-liter turbo four, an electric motor, eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive into the Bavarian "sports activity vehicle."