07-03-2012, 01:14 PM
Join Date: Jun 2012
Mein Auto: MY11 X5 50i
Not a chance...way too much invested by BMW into the i Brand ...I already know who will be running the i brand dept for BMW NA so it's full steam ahead
Originally Posted by TheCritic
After the recent "we never said we were really going to do plug-ins" news from Audi, rumors are floating around that BMW may delay or even discontinue many of its plug-in "i" line of vehicles because of concerns over lack of demand, Automobile is reporting.
BMW executives are now talking about shelving plans for both vehicles because the governments in many countries where the models will be sold are pulling back on plug-in incentives. To further complicate matters, electric-vehicle charging infrastructure isn't as far along as expected. Automobile adds that BMW also put plans for the i1 city car and i5 van on hold.
BMW getting cold feet with i3 and i8 electric vehicle plans?
...the infrastructure is in place...it's just a matter of plugging into the power grid
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