BMW To Kill Off 50-Percent Of Its Engines to Make Room for Electrification

Don’t worry, BMW probably isn’t killing off your favorite engines…. Or maybe it is

The automotive industry is changing and automakers are slowly shelving the internal combustion engine

Downsizing has been a trend of the 2020s, and it’s only going to get worse.

With this in mind, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that BMW is looking trim down its engine lineup

So much so, in fact, that it’s going to kill off 50-percent or more of its engine and drivetrain options

BMW has yet to announce a date in which it will completely remove itself from ICEs

But, this is a transitional step in that direction.

BMW is expected to follow through and drop the bulk of its internal combustion engines by 2025

The idea isn’t because EVs are taking over quite yet, but because it will “reduce complexity”

On top of that, BMW is preparing to continue producing fuel-powered engines that are still in demand

So, you can probably expect that little 1.5-liter three-cylinder to hit the shelf

BMW’s famed inline-six, however, and the 2.0-liter four-cylinder will probably stick around for a while

Cars that current have the 1.5 will eventually transition to the 2.0 is a lower state of tune

Such a thing could provide better fuel economy at the very least

How long it will be before BMW transitions into an automaker that only produces EVs is a complete mystery

But you can still expect at least some cars to tote around an ICE until at least 2030

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