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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 Oliver Zipse reelected as President of European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association

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BMW CEO wants to sell 3 million cars per year

After a fast recovery due to the pandemic, BMW Group sets new sales targets for the future. According to BMW boss Oliver Zipse, the Munich-based automaker wants to sell three million vehicles per year. The…

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BMW Wants to Transition MINI Brand to All-Electric by 2030

Recently, several automakers have announced plans to go fully electric by 2030 at the latest, with some brands like Ford aiming at an earlier conversion. Yet, German brands have been oddly quiet about full electric…