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BMW ready for any ban on fossil fuel-burning cars from 2030, CEO says


NUERTINGEN, GERMANY, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Germany’s BMW (BMWG.DE) will likely be ready for any ban on inner combustion engine (ICE) cars from 2030 onwards with an providing of electrical automobiles, Chief Executive Officer Oliver Zipse mentioned on Tuesday.

The EU has proposed an efficient ban on fossil gas cars from 2035 as a part of a broader bundle of measures to fight international warming. learn extra

“We will be ICE-ban ready. If a region, a city, a country gets the idea of banning ICEs, we have an offering,” Zipse instructed a convention within the city of Nuertingen, close to Stuttgart.

“The BMW Group is not worried about this. Whether it’s a good idea is another question… but we will have an offering.”

Unlike rivals together with Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and General Motors (GM.N), BMW has not set an finish date for manufacturing of ICE cars.

However, it has mentioned it expects 50% of worldwide automotive gross sales to be electrical automobiles by 2030.

Reporting by Victoria Waldersee; enhancing by John Stonestreet

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