BMW to roll out electric cars by 2013 - two years early
AFP · 22 Apr 2010, 16:44
Published: 22 Apr 2010 16:44 GMT+02:00
The firm's "Megacity" car "will be an emission-free city vehicle for metropolitan areas around the world," the Munich-based firm said in a statement.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government aims to have one million electric cars on the road by 2020.
Daimler is poised to launch this year an electric version of its mini "smart" car, as well as a version of its Mercedes A class.
Meanwhile, Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, expects to launch its electric car in 2013.