BMW unveils new ‘electricity dispenser’ coming to the i3

Release time:2018-09-03

BMW has released a new video called ‘A glimpse into the future by BMW i’, which they used as a strange way to announce a new feature called ‘electricity dispenser’ coming to the i3.

Electric automakers are trying to find more ways to take advantage of the large energy storage capacity inside their electric vehicles.

Things like load control, vehicle-to-grid, and onboard electric plugs for tools and equipment are all being worked on by automakers at the moment.

BMW says that it is now working on the latter, which it is calling an ‘electricity dispenser’.

They released this video to give an example of what owners can do with the feature: