BMW’s “green fleet” was represented at the 2014 Paris Motor Show not only by the
The seamless transition between electric, combined electric-petrol and pure petrol is remarkably smooth.
To manage battery capacity BMW has created three drive modes for the X5 eDrive, Intelligent Hybrid, Pure Electric, and Save Battery. It is the Save Battery mode that highlights how BMW expects the vehicle to be used. Going into Save Battery mode restricts the use of battery capacity – allowing for a reserve to complete a journey in pure electric mode inside a city core for example.