Originally Posted by tony20009
I wonder if the car has a provision to ensure the a/c continues to operate if the hybrid battery is dead?
Wondering the same thing. The review mentioned the air conditioner is connected to the lithium battery, but does not say if there is an electric compresor. The 2012 3 series utilizes an extra reservoir of compressed Freon to provide climate control when the petrol engine is off in the start stop mode.