The brand plans to introduce the sporty compact car next year, and new spy photos suggest the five-door will have a sweeping fastback profile similar to the latest Honda Civic sedan.
Addressing the dealership management system provider's third-party vendor integration fees is "a longer-term initiative."
At the company's "county fair" outside the grounds of its future plant near Berlin, CEO Elon Musk announced plans to produce a beer called "GigaBier".
Battery startup Our Next Energy closed its series A funding round, raising $25 million. BMW's venture-capital arm is among the participating investors, but not the most well known.
Investors should be wary of rosy projections of post-purchase consumer add-ons.