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UPDATED: 11/22/17 4:13 pm ET - adds BMW statement.

BMW recalls all i3 electric vehicles

BMW is recalling all 2014-18 i3 electric vehicles for higher risk of neck injuries to smaller people in the driver's seat who aren't wearing seat belts, according to recall documents.


End the wait for safety technology

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