142.617 electrified vehicles set BMW and Mini in 2018!

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142.617 electrified vehicles set BMW and Mini in 2018!-2018

140.000 electrified vehicles wanted to bring BMW to the street in 2018. At the beginning of January 2019, we can draw balance sheet and announce that 2018 worldwide 142.617 (+ 38.4%) electrified BMW and mini vehicles (fully electric and plug-in hybrid) were delivered to customers.

“This pleasing sales increase and our impressive market share show how well our E-vehicles arrive at the customers. In countries with appropriate infrastructure and regulatory support, it becomes clear how quickly electromobility can take place. By the end of this year, we want half a million electrified vehicles of the BMW Group on the streets. This positive trend will continue if we continue to expand our model range over the next few years “- Harald Kruger, CEO of BMW AG

BMW significantly increases sales of e-cars in Europe and worldwide

For the electrified BMW vehicles, Europe was in 2018, with more than 50% of sales, the most important sales region of the company. With a total of 75.000 delivered electrified vehicles and a market share of over 16% last year is the BMW Group clear market leader in Europe. In the German home market, each fifth electrified vehicle came from the BMW Group.

Worldwide, the proportion of electrified vehicles is over 9%, the most successful single market for the E-cars of BMW were the USA. There were over 25 in 2018.000 electrified BMW and mini vehicles sold. This corresponds to a share of more than 7% of the total paragraph of the BMW Group in the USA. The BMW 530e was the most commonly sold premium plug-in hybrid of the year. The share of the total sales of BMW and Mini rose from 4% in 2017 to 6% in 2018.

Kruger gives in connection with the proclamation of sales figures to understand that electromobility is one of the four future-oriented ACES topics (autonomous, connected, electrified and services / shared) and thus a central building block in the Number ONE> NEXT strategy. The BMW Group has ever invested in research and development in 2018 earlier. “We consistently implement our strategy and invest comprehensively into the technology of the future. Last year, we have achieved a number of important milestones to make the company fit for the future, “said Harald Kruger.

25 electrified vehicles pilated up to 2025

Stand today is planned that the BMW Group 2021 with the BMW I3, the Mini Electric, the BMW IX3 and the BMW i4 and the BMW Inext has five fully electrified models. By 2025, the number should rise to at least twelve models.

In addition to the purely electrified models, BMW will also set plug-in hybrids whose electrical reach will rise significantly in the coming year. The offer of the BMW Group will then comprise at least 25 electrified models in 2025.

The basis for this offer are highly flexible vehicle architectures as well as an equally flexible global production system. In the future, the company will be able to produce models with fully electric (BEV), partially electrical (PHEV) and conventional (ICE) drives on a single line.

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