BMW Testing Cars in Extreme Weather near Arctic

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March 26, 2019—Prototypes of the next all-electric vehicles from BMW are currently undergoing comprehensive vehicle tests at the winter test center in Arjeplog, Sweden.

Within the framework of comprehensive vehicle testing, drive and suspension components are being put to the test under extreme weather and road conditions. The testing area situated at the edge of the Arctic Circle provides the ideal requirements for this purpose.

Starting next year, the BMW iX3 will already feature the fifth generation of BMW eDrive technology for the first time. An exceptionally powerful electric motor and a high-voltage storage unit featuring state-of-the-art battery cell technology facilitate purely electric driving pleasure in a new dimension. 

The BMW iNEXT has the  proportions and dimensions of a luxury Sports Activity Vehicle, a fifth-generation electric drive unit and systems for highly automated driving. As the BMW Group’s future modular construction system, it combines innovations in the areas of design, automated driving, connectivity, electrification and services, the automaker claims.


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