The BMW Concept iX3 Heralds Next-Generation Drivetrain Technologies

 - May 1, 2018
References: press.bmwgroup & autoguide
German automaker BMW has unveiled a high-tech concept vehicle, dubbed the BMW Concept iX3, that is designed to show off some of the company's latest and greatest drivetrain technologies, with highlights including a consolidated system wherein the motor, electronics and transmission mechanisms are consolidated into a single unit.

Unveiled in China, this concept vehicle features a malleable eDrive system that can be adapted to all-wheel, front-wheel as well as rear-wheel drive vehicles thanks to a modular design that enables it to be seamlessly integrated into a variety of cars.

Modular design has become a buzzword in a variety of industries in recent years, and BMW's new concept vehicle seeks to apply this philosophy to vehicular design to enable better performance and more efficient manufacturing.