As automakers are shifting their attention to make electric vehicles more affordable, manufacturers like BMW have introduced several interesting concept in the recent years. One of the models introduced by the company is i5 which marked the sign that the company is will electrify models in the regular BMW line-up like the X3 and 4 Series Gran Coupe along with fully electric mini vehicles.
However, according to latest rumors, BMW has decided to cut off the car which was set to be introduced between the company’s two models i3 and i8. Regardless of what’s the decision, the company’s division is currently working on developing its iNEXT models which are likely to debut in the market in 2021. The company revealed that the upcoming models are expected to offer autonomous driving capabilities similar to Tesla’s cars.
The company also revealed that they are working on improving the electrification expertise as electric vehicles are surely to become mainstream in next couple of years. CEO of BMW Harald Krueger recently said, “The all-electric MINI and the all-electric BMW X3 will mark the beginning of the second wave of electrification for the BMW Group, benefitting from the ongoing technological progress we are making in this area.”