BY MUKUL SINGH

Is BMW Building A Better EV Battery By Copying Tesla's Homework?

Is BMW Building A Better EV Battery By Copying Tesla's Homework?

BMW is preparing its upcoming EV "Neue Klasse" to launch in 2025

BMW Design/ EVGLOBE

To make its 2025 EV different, the auto giant has released its all-new battery technology

BMW Neue Klasse/ Motor Authority

These round battery cells are expected to increase the driving range by 30 percent!

BMW Design/ BMW Blog

But many believe, BMW's new battery tech is quite similar to Tesla's 4680 battery

Tesla Logo/ Carwale

BMW battery has the same diameter as Tesla's however both differ in height

Tesla Logo/ Unsplash

The Bavarian auto giant is working with CATL and EVE Energy to innovate this technology

BMW EV/ BMW

With this, the company is aiming to lower the manufacturing cost of an EV

BMW i4/ Autocar

The company is also aiming to bring CO2 emissions to a minimal level

BMW i4/ Top Gear

The 2025 Neue Klasse will be the 3-series based electric car

BMW Design/ BMW Blog