Fully charged, dual years forward of schedule: BMW Group stairs adult a gait of e-mobility expansion

Posted on 26. Jun, 2019 by in BMW Canada

·      Two years early: 25 electrified models in 2023

·      Steep enlargement curve: sales of electrified vehicles to climb
some-more than 30 percent per year adult to 2025

·      Sales of electrified vehicles set to some-more than double between
2019 and 2021

·      World premieres during #NEXTGen: BMW Vision M NEXT and BMW
Motorrad Vision DC Roadster showcase next-generation e-mobility

·      BMW eDrive Zones duty propitious as customary in BMW plug-in
variety from 2020

·      Krüger: “Moving tolerable mobility adult a gear”

 

Munich. Fully charged as it accelerates along its
Future Highway 2025, a BMW Group is adjusting magnitude to adult the
dash of a electromobility enlargement programme. The association will now
grasp a sum of 25 electrified models formerly announced for
2025 two years earlier, in 2023. Thanks to flexible
car architectures for fully-electric, plug-in hybrid and
explosion engine expostulate trains, a association is means to respond quickly
to changing conditions. More than half of a 25 models will be entirely electric.

 

“We are relocating adult a rigging in a mutation towards sustainable
mobility, thereby creation a association fit for a future: Over a past
dual years, we have consistently taken countless decisions that we are
now bringing to a roads. By 2021, we will have doubled a sales of
electrified vehicles compared with 2019,” pronounced Harald
Krüger
, Chairman of a Board of Management of BMW AG, in
Munich on Tuesday. “We will offer 25 electrified vehicles already in
2023 – dual years progressing than creatively planned. We design to see a
high enlargement bend towards 2025: Sales of a electrified vehicles
should boost by an normal of 30 percent each year.”

 

As partial of a new #NEXTGen communications format,
a BMW Group is showcasing a subsequent era of mobility and next
stairs it’s holding in that direction. The BMW Vision M
NEXT
provides a glance of a energetic destiny of a BMW
code in a form of a distinguished electrified sportscar. The BMW Vision
M NEXT is clearly focused on a chairman pushing a vehicle, with
intelligent record to renovate them into a ultimate driver. The
BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster previews a future
of BMW Motorrad with choice expostulate forms. This rarely emotional
motorcycle preserves a temperament and iconic BMW Motorrad appearance,
though also offers a new form of pushing fun.

 

“Our prophesy is clear: tolerable mobility, constructed in a sustainable
manner. We have set ourselves a thought of usually shopping electricity from
renewable appetite sources for all a locations worldwide from 2020,”
pronounced Krüger. “We do a amicable shortcoming –
in all a opposite facets. We are resolutely committed to emission-free
driving. At a same time, we mount by a corporate responsibility
towards a employees, shareholders and investors.”

 

The BMW Group: a colonize in electromobility

 

As an e-mobility pioneer, a BMW Group is already a heading supplier
of electrified vehicles. By a finish of 2019, a association aims to have
some-more than half a million vehicles with fully-electric or plug-in
hybrid expostulate trains on a roads. Within dual years, a association will
offer 5 fully-electric series-production vehicles: Alongside the
BMW i3, with some-more than 150,000 units built to date,
this year will see a start of prolongation of the
fully-electric MINI during Plant Oxford (UK). This will
be followed in 2020 by a fully-electric BMW iX3
from Shenyang (China) and, in 2021, by a BMW iNEXT,
that will be constructed in Dingolfing (Germany), and a BMW
i4
from Plant Munich (Germany).

 

Including a endless swift of plug-in hybrids, a BMW Group has
a widest operation of electrified vehicles on a market. Updated,
extended electric-range plug-in-hybrid versions of a BMW 3 Series,
BMW 7 Series and BMW X5 were presented alongside a new BMW X3
plug-in hybrid during this year’s Geneva Motor Show. A few weeks later,
a updated plug-in hybrid various of a BMW X1 Long Wheelbase
Version, that is constructed locally for a Chinese market, was shown
during a Shanghai Auto Show. Later this summer, plug-in hybrid versions
of a BMW 5 Series and BMW 2 Series Active Tourer with
next-generation record and longer electric operation will also be
released. These will be followed subsequent year by a BMW X1 and a BMW 3
Series Touring as plug-in hybrid models. This farrago of electrified
expostulate concepts underlines a significance of record honesty on the
highway to tolerable mobility.

 

The BMW Group has always promoted emission-free mobility and
advocated for a effective support. However, a final of future
mobility will be multifaceted. There will not be usually one single
resolution that meets a mobility needs of all business around the
world. People vital in farming areas, for instance, need different
technological solutions for mobility than those in cities.

 

BMW eDrive Zones customary in plug-in variety from 2020

 

The effective purpose plug-in variety can play in achieving
emission-free mobility in cities is demonstrated by a BMW
eDrive Zones
function, that will be customary in BMW
plug-in variety from 2020: In cities that settle “green zones”
usually for emission-free driving, geofencing record will be able
to recognize these automatically. When a car enters one of these
zones, it will automatically switch to pristine electric pushing mode. In
this way, BMW is paving a proceed for plug-in variety to accept the
same entrance rights to immature zones as fully-electric vehicles, since
they act a same in these areas.

 

This new form of handling plan significantly
boosts
a intensity of plug-in hybrid vehicles to reduce
emissions. Increasing a use of electric pushing not usually optimises
efficiency, though also helps revoke handling costs for business –
generally in city traffic. After a thought was born, a first
real-life exam for a BMW eDrive Zones duty is a BMW Group’s
“Electric City Drive” commander project, in and with the
City of Rotterdam and a internal Erasmus University.

 

New #NEXTGen communications format

 

With a “BMW Group #NEXTGen” format, a association is holding a new
proceed to presenting a destiny technologies, services and products.
The BMW Group invited general journalists, analysts and other
stakeholders to a BMW Welt in Munich to knowledge 6 world
premieres and dual rarely romantic prophesy vehicles. The programme will
be dull off with a Global Influencer Day on 26 June.

 

In this way, a association is building on a existent global
joining to general automobile shows and tech and destiny fairs with
a unchanging eccentric format for particular mobility “made by a BMW
Group”. In further to universe premieres of new models, a particular
concentration will be on experiencing a latest technological developments
from all D+ACES areas of a company: Design, Autonomous Driving,
Connectivity, Electrification, Services.

 

 

If we have any questions, greatfully contact:

 

Corporate Communications

 

Max-Morten Borgmann, Corporate Communications

Telephone:

+49 89 382-24118
, Max-Morten.Borgmann@bmwgroup.com

 

Mathias Schmidt, conduct of Corporate and Culture Communications

Telephone:

+49 89 382-24544
, Mathias.M.Schmidt@bmw.de

 

Media website: www.press.bmwgroup.com

Email: presse@bmwgroup.com

 

 

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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