BMW’s CEO Oliver Zipse should be very afraid when Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg opens in July 2021.

Genius Elon Musk is gaining ground in Germany and a stronger foothold in Europe as his plans to build his Tesla Model Y gather pace.

But almost 600 kilometers away in Munich, the much anticipated BMW i4 EV fastback is projected to start rolling off production lines too, making electric car wars the future for the post COVID-19 struggling automotive industry.

With BMW still refusing to build a dedicated EV architecture like rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz, The Edge (the leading source in under-performing companies for activist involvement, Special Situations and Spinoffs) believes BMW can gain control of its cost centers more efficiently by Spinning off its luxury automotive brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd, into a separate entity.

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