Thursday 19 September 2019
BMW to phase out i3
BMW will not develop a successor to the i3 electric hatchback, the automaker's marketing director Pieter Nota told the Financial Times.
The i3 will be phased out slowly because BMW will focus on battery and plug-in technology with other models, while also launching new full EVs.
«There is no concrete plan for an i3 successor. We are now bringing electrification more into the mainstream» Nota said.
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