BMW Group gross sales of electrified automobiles within the first three quarters of 2017 have exceeded these achieved in the entire of 2016; in September, electrified gross sales topped the 10,000 mark for the primary time in a single month. With the corporate’s electrified line-up already totaling 9 fashions, a complete of 10,786 (+50.5%) BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electrical automobiles have been delivered in September, bringing the year-to-date whole to 68,687 (+64.2%).
“We’re happy to see the continuing, sturdy gross sales growth of our unrivalled vary of electrified automobiles, with impartial reviews* confirming our management within the area of electromobility,” commented Dr Ian Robertson, BMW AG Administration Board Member for Gross sales and Model BMW.
“The BMW Group has the biggest share of the electrified market worldwide; this 12 months, we’ve already bought extra electrified automobiles than in the entire of final 12 months and we’re properly on monitor to ship our goal of 100,000 by year-end. The continued vital gross sales development of those automobiles is due partly to the rising availability of the BMW 5 Collection plug-in hybrid, which in some markets accounts for as much as a 3rd of BMW 5 Collection sedan gross sales,” he continued.
Final month, BMW CEO Harald Krueger introduced that by 2025, the German firm will likely be launching 12 pure electrical automobiles which is able to carry the corporate’s tally as much as a complete of 25 in simply 7 years.