BMW iX Electric Car Becomes Official Car of ASEAN Summit

BMW iX Electric Car Becomes Official Car of ASEAN Summit

Thursday, April 13, 2023 | 17:50 WIB

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BMW Indonesia handed over 13 BMW iX units to the Secretariat of the Ministry of State to be the official cars of the presidents and prime ministers of the 10 countries participating in the 42nd ASEAN Summit, in Jakarta, Thursday, April 13, 2023.

Jakarta, – The BMW iX is the official vehicle of the presidents and prime ministers from the 10 countries participating in the 42nd ASEAN Summit to be held in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, 9-11 May 2023. To support this event, BMW Indonesia has presented the BMW 13. iX to the Secretariat of Ministry of State (Kemensetneg) on ​​Thursday (13/4/2023).

Managing Director of BMW Group Indonesia Ramesh Divyanathan said, as sustainable mobility partnersBMW offers a car full electricity environmentally friendly and innovative. The BMW iX used at the 2023 ASEAN Summit is full electric sports activity vehicle a modern premium that is built with high standards of sustainability, starting from the concept of the car, the selection of materials, the extraction of raw materials, and the production process.

“BMW Indonesia has always been interested in supporting and being an active part of various activities of the Indonesian government, including the holding of the themed ASEAN Summit. ASEAN Matters: The Epicentrum of Growthh,” said Ramesh Divyanathan in his official statement, Thursday (13/4/2023).

Secretary of the Secretariat of the Ministry of State Setya Utama also expressed his gratitude to BMW Indonesia for supporting the holding of the ASEAN Summit.

“We are delighted to be able to offer an environmentally friendly driving experience to all ASEAN leaders with the BMW iX. complete electricity, this car also uses recycled materials and renewable energy in its production process,” Setya said.

The BMW iX itself is the result of the BMW Group’s new technology in presenting innovations related to electric vehicles and digitalization. In Indonesia, the model variant launched in Indonesia is the BMW iX xDrive40, which has an output of more than 326 hp. The average power consumption of the BMW iX xDrive40 in the WLTP cycle is less than 20 kWh per 100 km.

The new charging technology in the BMW iX also enables fast DC (direct) charging with very high charging power. The BMW iX xDrive40 can charge a high-voltage battery up to 200 kW. This means that 10 minutes of charging can provide enough energy to extend the range by more than 90 km. The high-voltage battery can be charged from 0% to 80% in less than 34 minutes.

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