FRANKFURT German oppulance carmaker BMW skeleton to launch a new chronicle of a i3 electric automobile subsequent year with a longer operation and revamped design, German weekly Welt am Sonntag reported, citing association sources.
BMW will redo a front and back of a i3 and supply a automobile with a new battery to boost a operation almost over a stream 300 km maximum, a paper said, adding that a boost would be next 50 percent.
BMW has been ripped about either to accelerate growth of new electric cars given a costly early investment has usually resulted in muted sales, with 25,000 i3s delivered final year.
To assistance urge sales, BMW has already increasing a battery operation of a i3 city automobile by 50 percent this year.
BMW was not immediately accessible for criticism on a journal report.
(Reporting by Christoph Steitz; modifying by David Clarke)
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