These electric cars will challenge Tesla in the next 5 years

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Tesla has consistently been ahead of the curve on electric cars, but major automakers are finally starting to pose competition.

Audi, Volkswagen, and Mercedes are just a few companies that are planning to unveil an electric car by 2020. We got a glimpse of what they have in store at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.

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BMW is giving its i3 a facelift for 2018. The automaker will release a sport edition called the i3s that comes equipped with a starting range of 97 miles and 184-hp electric motor.

You can read more about the i3s here.

BMW also debuted a new Mini concept that will serve as the basis for a production model in 2019. There’s no word on specs yet, but the concept shows the next Mini may not have chrome features for the first time.

You can get a closer look at the BMW Mini concept here.

BMW also unveiled its i Vision Dynamics concept that it says boasts a range of 373 miles and top speed of 120 mph.

A production version of the coupe is slated to arrive in the next few years as part of BMW’s big push to over 12 all-electric cars by 2025.

See the rest of the story at Business Insider


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