Delivered as promised: Half a million electrified BMW Group vehicles already on a roads

Munich. As an e-mobility pioneer, a BMW Group has
reached another electromobility miracle and already delivered half a
million electrified cars to business worldwide. Sebastian Mackensen,
BMW Group Senior Vice President Market Germany, handed over a keys
to a really special BMW 330e* to a destiny owners during BMW Welt today.

“Half a million vehicles is a best proof: Our extended operation of
electrified vehicles is public accurate patron needs. Now, we are
stepping adult a gait significantly: We aim to have one million
electrified vehicles on a roads within dual years. This is our
grant towards effective meridian protection,” said
Oliver Zipse, Chairman of a Board of Management of BMW AG.

 

Comprehensive e-vehicle product offensive

Next year, a BMW X3 will turn a initial BMW Group vehicle
accessible with 4 opposite expostulate sight variants: fit diesel,
petrol, plug-in hybrid and pristine electric. The biggest marketplace for the
pristine electric BMW iX3* is China, where it will also be constructed for
a tellurian market.The BMW iX3* will be a initial to advantage from the
ground-breaking fifth era of a rarely fit BMW electric
expostulate trains, that yield a new change between operation and battery
size. The pivotal lies in creation a expostulate sight almost more
efficient. Our record flagship, a BMW iNEXT – that will also be
accessible from 2021 – will mix electromobility with highly
programmed driving. The entirely electric BMW iNEXT will be constructed on
a same public line in Dingolfing as vehicles with combustion
engines and plug-in hybrids.This will be followed in 2021 by a BMW
i4, a pristine electric Gran Coupé in a reward mid-size shred with
clever romantic appeal. The BMW i4 will be constructed during a categorical plant
in Munich.

Thanks to a purpose as a idealist record flagship and continuing
sales success given a launch in 2013, a BMW i3 has acquired the
standing of an icon. The BMW Group will continue to serve rise this
automobile and now skeleton to extend prolongation until 2024. Since
late this year, a BMW Group’s electrified indication choice has also
been assimilated by a serve pristine electric vehicle, a MINI Electric*.
The some-more than 90,000 purebred prospects prove a high turn of
patron seductiveness in a initial pristine electric MINI.

 

Ambitious goals for electrified automobile sales

With 12 electrified vehicles currently, a BMW Group is one of the
world’s heading providers of electric mobility. The association has been
a marketplace personality for electrified vehicles in Germany given 2016 and
also occupies a heading position in Europe and worldwide. The company
has formulated transparent goals for sales of electrified vehicles for the
years ahead: A entertain of all vehicles sole in Europe should be
electrified by 2021. This should strech a third by 2025 and half in 2030.

 

“We already offer an electrified expostulate sight various for many of our
indication choice – from MINI to a BMW 7 Series. Our business get to
choose: Not only their elite model, though also a expostulate sight that
suits them best,” explained Pieter Nota, member of a Board
of Management of BMW AG obliged for Customer, Brands and
Sales.
“This is a farrago a business wish and that can
best accommodate their particular mobility needs.”

 

The Power of Choice

The BMW Group indication choice offers rarely fit combustion
engines as good as complicated plug-in variety and pristine electric drive
trains. This “Power of Choice” enables a association to accommodate customers’
sundry needs and wants in opposite regions of a world. Depending on
a expostulate sight chosen, all stream and destiny models deliver
brand-specific pushing pleasure. No matter that form of expostulate train
a patron decides on: They can always design a high turn of
potency and reduce CO2 emissions from a BMW Group.

 

Exclusive handover during BMW Welt

A patron from Munich was in for a warn when he came to collect
his new vehicle. As partial of a special and disdainful handover, the
patron perceived a keys to his new BMW 330e* from Sebastian
Mackensen, Senior Vice President Market Germany
: The automobile in
doubt was a BMW Group’s 500,000th electrified vehicle. “For me,
a BMW 330e – a plug-in hybrid 3 Series – combines a best of both
worlds: For a many part, we can expostulate emission-free – generally in
a city – but, on longer trips, we still have a stretchable operation of a
explosion engine,” explained a car’s new owner, Florian Merk.

Sebastian Mackensen added: “I am really happy to
applaud a smoothness of a 500,000th electrified automobile here at
BMW Welt. No one sells some-more electrified vehicles in Germany than we
do. There are already about 60,000 electrified BMW and MINI models on
German roads today. And in 2020 we will continue to launch additional models.”

 

BMW Group possesses endless electromobility know-how

Thanks to a years of e-mobility experience, a BMW Group has
acquired endless and sound believe in this area. This provides the
basement for a association to rise eDrive record in-house, including
a engine, energy wiring and also a battery as good as the
battery cells. This ensures BMW and MINI electrified vehicles still
broach brand-typical pushing characteristics.

 

If we have any questions, greatfully contact:

Corporate Communications

 

Christina Hepe, Communications BMW Group Sales Global

[email protected], Telephone: +49 89 382 38770

 

Micaela Sandstede, Market Communications Germany

[email protected], Telephone: +49 89 382 62611

 

Wieland Brúch, Communications BMW i and Electromobility

[email protected], Telephone: +49 89 382 72652

 

Christophe König, Communications BMW Brand and Marketing

[email protected], Telephone: +49 89 382 56097

 

Media website: www.press.bmwgroup.com

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The BMW Group

With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 31 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 15 countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in
some-more than 140 countries.

 

In 2018, a BMW Group sole over 2,490,000 newcomer vehicles and
some-more than 165,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in the
financial year 2018 was € 9.815 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 97.480 billion. As of 31 Dec 2018, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 134,682 employees.

 

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.

 

 

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