Right now, concerns about their range and charging times are preventing EV sales from taking off.
"Both companies are strongly committed to the success of electro-mobility and discussed how to further strengthen the development of electro-mobility on an international level," a BMW spokesman said.
Other manufacturers are reportedly interested in forging a close relationship with Tesla. One of them is Daimler, which currently owns a 4% stake in Elon Musk's company and uses Tesla motors for its smart fortwo electric drive and Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive.
In related news, Tesla and Deutsche Bahn recently inaugurated new fast-charging stations along German highways.
Source: Le Nouvel Observateur