Rumor Is BMW scalling back on electric cars?

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Rumor: Is BMW scalling back on cars?

In 2013 BMW will the i3, the first fully electric part of the new i sub-brand. The electric kicked off years ago

In 2013 BMW launch the i3, the first fully vehicle part of the new i sub-brand. The project kicked off years ago and through a series of iterations began wit the MINI E and more the 1 Series ActiveE.

Next on the roadmap is the i8, BMW s own interpretation of that runs on alternative in this case, a hybrid three electric motors a small, 1.5 liter petrol engine. The electrified concept is due out in

As we learned in the past BMW is placing a bet on the electric vehicles market and the so far have been substantial. But to Automobile Mag . things might not be as as previously reported. The U.S. says that i brand is on dangerously thin ice.

Initial estimates are calling for i3 vehicles sold every and roughly 10,000 units for the 493 i8 sportscar. The issues may arise two areas: availability of global infrastructure and lack of green from most western

There’s a lot of lobbying going on to out external obstacles. Trouble is, BMW is not with only one country and one here. Rather, it confronts an fractious Europe, a China is changing its own rules with warning, and a U.S. federal that hasn’t followed the of California’s eco-leadership, says the by Automobile Mag.

The slower adoption of EVs could come from the fuel which aren’t much than they were years ago, coupled the latest technology advancements in the of conventional engines that mileage as good as some

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Yet BMW is still convinced that i and the i sub-brand will pay off in the long Same magazine speculates team leader Ulrich and new research and development chief Diess are discussing contingency

Automobile Mag:

BMW refuses to put a on a Project i exit strategy, but Norbert Reithofer claims although it would cost halting the i3 and i8 would not throw the into the same kind of its Rover misadventure caused in the ’90s.

As expected, other i variants the i4 or i5 are yet to be greenlighted.

In the mean time the i3 and i8 continue their worldwide and further communication on the progress of i is expected to be released this

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