Re: BMW's 3-Series Hybrid Is The Electrified Modest Driving Machine

BMW seem to be using hybrid in a particularly useless way.
Only very high performance cars seem to have it to provide an extra kick (in this case a 335i). You can also get it in [top end] 5 and 7 series.
What I want is a hybrid unit to provide that kick [when needed] in a BMW with [relatively] modest performance (e.g. 730d, 320d). It would also (by regenerative braking) reduce fuel consumption in traffic.
Round here Stagecoach has a load of buses with the feature. They keep up with the traffic better, make less noise and use 30 - 40% less diesel.

http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/jalopnik/full/~3/JqkOOTMFSLg/bmws-3+series-hybrid-is-the-electrified-modest-driving-machine
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