BMW: Trend in electric cars and plug-in hybrids despite corona positive

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BMW: Trend in electric cars and plug-in hybrids despite corona positive-hybrids

The sales result of the BMW Group was in the first six months of this year as expected by the impact of temporary closure of global trading companies. The company in the first half of this year worldwide 962.575 (-23.0 percent) Vehicles of the brands BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce delivered. In total, in the first six months of the current year 842.153 (-21.7 percent) automobiles of the brand BMW delivered.

The brand Mini has 118 in the same period.862 (-31.1 percent) units deposed. The situation in electric vehicles looks much more positive: In the first half of the year, 61 were.652 (+ 3.4 percent) electrified vehicles of the brands BMW and Mini transferred to customer hand. The young, electrified product offering of the brand MINI also has a positive effect on the sales figures. In the first half of this year, the plug-in hybrid model Mini Cooper SE Countryman All4 and the fully electric MINI Cooper SE together were sold 8587 units (+4.1 percent).

“We continue to pursue worldwide demand development and continue to plan in scenarios to dynamically react to the different speed with which the regions recover around the globe of the Corona Pandemie,” said Pieter Nota, member of the board of BMW AG , Responsible for customer, brands and sales. “We see a pleasing development in China, where our paragraph in the second quarter is already above that of the previous year,” emphasized Nota.

“In the first half of the year, the demand for our electrified vehicles has developed in the first half of the year,” says Nota. The supply of plug-in hybrid models as well as the new fully electric mini “enjoy great demand from our customers,” he added. The BMW Group has started with a consistent electrification of your vehicle assortment and now offers plug-in hybrid models in all relevant vehicle classes. Against this background, the company welcomes the economic stimulus package in Germany and expects to benefit from this stimulus in the field of promoting electrified vehicles. In a few months, the production of the fully electric BMW IX3 begins. Next year, the electrification of the model range with the fully electric BMW i4 and the BMW inext continues. By 2023, the BMW Group plans to have a total of 25 electrified models on the road, more than half of them fully electric.

Sales situation of BMW and Mini in the main world regions

Germany: The home market of the BMW Group records a positive trend in order intake especially in the electrified vehicles, both at BMW and in particular. In the reporting period 116.255 vehicles (-29.1 percent) of the brands BMW and Mini deposited, of which 10.8 percent accounts for electrified automobiles.

Europe: In the region Europe, a total of January to June this year 372.428 (-32.3 percent) automobiles of brands BMW and mini delivered. With 40.734 Sold BEV and PHEV lies the proportion of electrified vehicles at 10.9 percent. Except for a few exceptions, all trading companies have been reopened since the end of the first half of the year.

North America: The situation in the US is still inconsistent and varies from state to state. Since the first time since the beginning of March, all trading companies have been opened since the beginning of March. In total, in the first half of this year 133.844 vehicles (-30.6 percent) added to customer hand, of which 121.657 (-29.6 percent) BMW brand vehicles.

China: In China, sales in the first six months of the year are at 329.069 vehicles (-6.0 percent). Sales in the second quarter, with 17.1 percent, was already over the previous year’s level. This continues the positive trend, which has been reflecting a recovery of the market since March.

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