All-electric cars are referred to as battery electric vehicles that have an electric motor in the place of an internal combustion engine. A large traction battery pack is used in the vehicle to power the electric motor, and it must also be plugged into a wall outlet or charging equipment to set the vehicle running. In such vehicles, it is the auxiliary battery that provides electricity to the accessories. The other key components of an all-electric car include a charge port, DC/DC converter, electric traction motor, onboard charger, power electronics controller, thermal system, electric transmission, and a traction battery pack.
The 2010 BMW S1000RR was built to meet the super bike market head on. In many ways, it’s design is traditional and therefore should fit easily into current sport bike owner’s expectations. But it also has uniquely BMW touches of sophistication and technology. A new motorcycle for a new, to BMW, market segment presented at an affordable price.
In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its solutions are based on the assumption that mobility is set to become increasingly multifaceted and connected.
BMW introduces the production C evolution at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The C evolution produces a steady 15 hp (11 kW) but can produce a peak 47 hp (35 kW) from it’s liquid cooled electric motor. This gives it better acceleration than some 600 cc maxi scooters, says BMW, and an electrically limited top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h).
BMW introduced the BMW Motorrad Concept Lac Rose at the 2016 Wheels & Waves Festival in Biarritz, France. Inspired by past Paris-Dakar Rallye heroes and their victorious BMW machines, the concept bike is based on the production BMW R nineT.