In this week's round up of automotive gossip, we take a look at BMW's plans for future electric models, Jaguar's subtle interior ethos and more.
BMW’s theory of EV-olution
The BMW i3 could spawn multiple successors rather than a single new car, says product management boss Peter Henrich. “Do we need one specific successor to bring the i3’s spirit and technology into multiple other vehicles?” Henrich said. “That is what we will be thinking about.”
Volkwagen’s coal goal
Volkswagen says it will convert its two power stations in Wolfsburg – which supply five factories and the local town – from coal to gas over the next three years. The £350 million scheme will use ‘combined-cycle’ gas and steam turbines to create electricity and heat, reducing CO2 by about 60%.
Jag keeps it simple