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BMW Eyes 100,000 Electric Car Sales in 2017

BMW Eyes 100,000 Electric Car Sales in 2017BMW Eyes 100,000 Electric Car Sales in 2017

BMW wants to boost sales of electric cars by two-thirds next year to 100,000 vehicles as the luxury automaker is offering more battery-powered models, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing Chief Executive Officer Harald Krueger, Reuters reported. Munich-based BMW expects to increase its deliveries of fully electric and hybrid vehicles to around 60,000 units this year, Krueger said in an interview published on Monday. Sales of battery-powered BMW models have totaled about 100,000 cars since 2013, he noted. To help improve sales, BMW is also increasing the battery range of its i3 city vehicle by 50% this year.

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