BMW CEO Oliver Zipse

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BMW Boss Argues People Shouldn’t Be Forced Into EVs

While most automakers are in a rush to announce plans about going all-in on EVs, BMW sees things differently. On numerous occasions, Chief Executive Officer Oliver Zipse has said abandoning the internal combustion engine would…

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BMW Boss Says Combustion Engine Ban Would Hurt The Car Industry

Even though the Bavarians are pressing ahead with electrification, they are not giving up on internal combustion engines. The V12 is going away, but new six- and eight-cylinder gasoline and diesel powertrains are coming. Automobilewoche,…

BMW CEO warns microchip shortage problems will continue in 2022

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BMW CEO Oliver Zipse Defends BMW’s Electric Efforts

Back in 2014, BMW made big waves by not only releasing the all-electric i3 but also creating an entire subdivision dedicated to EVs. Since then, though, its electric efforts have fizzled out, resulting in quite…