BMW Expects Surge in EV Sales in 2018

MUNICH, Dec 5 (Reuters) - BMW expects its sales of electric and hybrid vehicles to jump next year, its research and development chief said as the premium carmaker races to catch up with rivals such as U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla. Sales in 2018 will exceed a 2017 sales target of 100,000 vehicles by a medium double-digit percentage, Klaus Froehlich said at an event, without being more specific. In the first 10 months of 2017, BMW sold 78,100 electric cars and plug-in hybrids. BMW, which ...


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