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Report: BMW to develop 5 Series-based electric sedan for Chinese market

by Autoblog Staff (RSS feed) on Jan 24th, 2011 at 8:27AM

2011 BMW 550i – Click above for high-res image gallery The China's Beijing Youth Daily reports that BMW, along with joint venture partner Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd., will develop a 5 Series-based electric sedan targeted specifically at the Chinese market. The report claims that a battery-powered 5 Series concept will make its debut in China sometime in 2011, likely at the Shanghai Motor Show in April. BMW Brilliance Automotive Co., the joint venture between BMW and Brilliance, currently manufacturers both the 3 Series and 5 Series sedans in the Chinese city of... Read More

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