Benoit Jacob on the BMW i concept design on Driving the Nation

Benoit Jacob is the head designer for the new BMW i family, which includes the new BMW green sub-brand MEgaCity Vehicle (MCV). Jacob talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the carbon fiber BMW i vehicle.

BMW has been creating alternative power sources and combining them with visionary design and materials to create beautiful concepts.

The BMW i uses carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) to lighten the car weight.

Here is Jacob talking about the BMW i concept.

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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.