Benoit Jacob, Chief designer, BMWi on Driving the Nation

Los Angeles, CA – Benoit Jacob, Chief designer, BMWi, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show about the world debut of the i3 coupe.

What does i stand for?

Jacob talks about the BMWi, the design, the powertrain, the lightness of the vehicle.

Will BMW use recycled or reused parts in this car?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.