Strong demand for BMW i3 and i8 electric offerings

|By:, SA News Editor

BMW (BAMXY -1.2%) has had orders for nearly 10K of its i3 electric cars, global sales chief Ian Robertson said at the LA Auto Show. First deliveries were made in Germany last week, and the vehicle will go on sale in America during Q2 of 2014.

The i8 plug-in hybrid sports model, which will be introduced in mid-2014, has already sold out for its first year of availability.

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