MILAN — Europe's luxury automakers are gung-ho about an all-electric future around the world. But some are more pragmatic than others about when they'll get there.
Mercedes-Benz has set a target to go zero-emission by next decade's turn, but it has left the door open for continued combustion sales in markets that might not be ready to switch.
BMW is playing it safer — spreading its bets across gasoline, battery and hydrogen platforms while waiting to see how demand shakes out.
But there's no hemming and hawing from Swedish premium brand Volvo Cars.