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BMW To Phase Out Combustion Engines When? 10 Years, Analyst Claims

By John Voelcker 1,328 views Nov 26, 2014 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Grille - 2014 BMW i3 4-door HB Enlarge Photo It's a vision that seems like something from a future century: a carmaker preparing to phase out combustion engines altogether. The notion that an entire brand could walk away from the hydrocarbon-fueled engines that power more than 1 billion vehicles on our roads--and have done since 1885--is inconceivable. And yet that's what one industry analyst suggests famed German luxury maker BMW is preparing to do. 2014 BMW i3 and 2014 Tesla Model S [photo: Tom Moloughney] Enlarge Photo Tesla investor Ron Baron manages mutual funds at Baron Capital; his funds have roughly $250 million invested in Tesla Motors, he told CNBC's "Squawk Box" program three weeks ago. Baron notes the automotive history that led to a century of ga...

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