Michael Kenneth James is accused of buying $187,670 in parts manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus and “other manufacturers which are not in the school’s fleet” between July 2014 and November 2017.
A subscription service allows customers the ability to drive a vehicle for a monthly fee and also allows customers to switch among available vehicles. The monthly fee includes maintenance, and insurance, as well as pickup and delivery.
BMW said on Friday that it was recalling approximately 1 million vehicles in North America for two separate issues involving fire risks, according to a Reuters report. The auto group also stated that it may expand the recalls to other countries.
Daimler’s chief executive Dieter Zetsche said Mercedes-Benz will offer electric versions of all its models by 2022, converting its Smart city car brand to become fully electric. This news comes just days after BMW said it will have 12 all-electric cars and 13 hybrids on the market by 2025.
BMW said Thursday that 12 all-electric cars and 13 hybrids will be on the market by 2025. BMW joins Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Ford and other carmakers that have announced big plans to sell a wide variety of electric and hybrid cars over the next several years.