The age of the electric vehicle is coming. However exactly when is subject to intense debate. Therefore BMW and MINI have taken an approach that allows for the consumer to have as much choice as possible. That means the BMW Group are pursuing a design approach intended to accommodate internal combustion, hybrid and all electric powertrains in the same chassis.

The video above describes this approach and shows you exactly how it plays out in chassis and drivetrain design.

 Electric Vehicle Strategy

Look for the BMW iX3 to launch later this year with the all electric i4 to make its debut next year. Then finally in 2022 the iNext crossover will debut with the highest levels of autonomy ever offered by BMW.