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2012-11-30 12:54

FRESH HYBRID CHARGE: BMW's expanded its range of available ActiveHybrid models available in South Africa to three.

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While BMW's ActiveHybrid 5 was its first hybrid model to be introduced in South Africa (in May 2012), the ActiveHybrid 3 and 7 models will now also be offered in the country.

Each of the cars fitted with what BMW calls its “intelligent” hybrid-drive systems uses an electric motor to run in tandem with a conventional internal combustion engine.

PETROL-ELECTRIC HYBRIDS

While the electric motor allows for battery-only travel up to four kilometres it, combined with the petrol engine, contributes to fuel savings and improves acceleration times, the automaker said.

Click on the hyperlinks below to find out more about each vehicle:

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Series
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Series
BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Series


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