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BMW Next Euro Maker to Electrify Portfolio

Group will offer 12 electric models by 2025.

by on Sep.08, 2017

Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management BMW AG, said the company would produce 12 electric vehicles by 2025.

BMW announced it plans to significantly expand its electric vehicle offerings within three years and ultimately offer EV powertrains for every model in its line-up. The move mirrors similar announcements made by other European automakers in recent months.

Ongoing issues with diesel engines, the rise of viable electric alternatives (i.e. Tesla) and moves by several European cities to outlaw vehicles powered by gas or diesel engines have BMW as well as Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volvo and others looking to make the move.

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The plan, which was revealed today by Harald Krüger, chairman of the Board of Management BMW AG, calls for the company begin producing EVs in large numbers by 2020 and to have 12 different models in place by 2025 with ranges exceeding 400 miles. (more…)