BMW can convert hybrids to electric only mode in polluted areas

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BMW said it can force its hybrid cars convert into an electric-only mode in highly polluted inner-city areas, helping its vehicles rival with pure battery-driven competitors as a raft of cities seek to create emissions-free zones. “The car switches off the combustion engine automatically,” BMW’s board member for development, Klaus Froehlich, informed Reuters at the […]

Solid Power, BMW to collaborate in developing next-generation EV batteries

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U.S. EV battery company Solid Power stated it had partnered with Germany’s BMW AG to develop the next-generation solid-state battery innovation for use in electric cars (EVs). BMW will help in advancing Solid Power’s technology to achieve performance levels needed for high-performance EVs, Louisville, Colorado-based Solid Power stated. Financial terms of the deal were not […]