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BMW to launch X5 plug-in hybrid concept next month

BMW is set to unveil the X5 plug-in hybrid concept in September at the Frankfurt auto show, Automotive News Europe has reported. The Concept X5 eDrive is BMW's second hybrid e-drive model after the Concept Active Tourer was unveiled in 2012, but the first to use the automaker's all-wheel-drive xDrive system. The X5 eDrive uses a four-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower turbo technology coupled with a 95bhp electric motor.