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BMW's all-electric city car will be built in Germany; deal struck with carbonfibre producer
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22 February 2010

The forthcoming BMW Megacity vehicle, a zero-emissions electric city car, will be built at BMW’s Leipzig plant in Germany.

The new car will be launched in the next three years, and will be badged as what BMW calls “ a sub-brand of BMW”. Recent speculation has suggested it will be a Mini.

BMW has formed a joint venture with carbonfibre producer SGL to make carbonfibre-reinforced plastics for the car’s panels at its plant in Landshut.

The firm’s Leipzig plant produces the 1-series and the X1. BMW recently showed an electric 1-series at the Detroit motor show to demonstrate its thinking on electric drivetrains, although it’s not certain if the production Megacity car will share any components with the 1-series.

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lilianna 4 April 2014

Can't really muster up

Can't really muster up anymore enthusiasm than that. :-|
l00ky 22 February 2010

Re: BMW reveals Megacity plans

whatever they chose i hope they will create an interesting design for it and will have a reasonable price.If it will be a disappointment BMW will get a big "punch" in the face.

esreveRnIefiL 22 February 2010

Re: BMW reveals Megacity plans

MattDB wrote:
The old Messersmit name from the bubble car was one and Triumph is another.

Isetta *checks spelling* or MessySmith I could live with... but Not, no way, no how... Unequvocally NOT Triumph. That's just one sacrilige too far...