BMW Pulls The Plug On First Production EV

Irrespective of the BMW i3 being almost a 10 years outdated, it continue to appears to be like a car that has time traveled from the foreseeable future. But even although it still seems fairly refreshing, the Bavarians are selecting to cease output in the coming months. The i3 celebrates a nine-calendar year life-cycle with virtually 250,000 units offered globally but in spite of this good results, the product simply does not variety portion of its potential vision of electrification.

Talking to Autocar, an unnamed BMW spokesperson confirmed that the last i3 model will be put together at the Leipzig manufacturing facility this July. This selection has been created to accommodate the arrival of the third-era Mini Countryman which will be assembled at the exact locale.