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06 Dec 2017

BMW aims for 50 percent increase in electric car sales next year


BMW plans to increase its plug-in hybrid and battery car sales by 50 percent to about 150,000 in 2018, reports Elisabeth Behrmann for Bloomberg. “We’ll definitely boost sales by a mid-double digit amount,” Klaus Fröhlich, who heads development for BMW, told reporters in Munich. “This is to stay ahead of the competition that’s starting to do its own rollout.”

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See the factsheet Early e-car starter BMW plans new mobility sprint,  and the dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers for background.

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