Three years given a marketplace launch of BMW i. 100,000 electrified BMW on a road.

Posted on 04. Nov, 2016 by in BMW Canada


Munich.

Three years of BMW i, 3 years of innovation, 3 years of
holistic tolerable mobility: given a marketplace launch in November
2013, BMW i has not usually been a technological colonize of a BMW
Group, though has also symbolised a company’s innovative strength and
destiny course in each automobile it brings onto a road.

 

Today, this can be seen some-more clearly than ever: a BMW Group
has now delivered some-more than 100,000 quite electric-powered cars and
plug-in variety to business worldwide. The BMW i3 alone has reached
a figure of some-more than 60,000 units, creation it a many successful
electric automobile in a reward compress segment. Meanwhile, a BMW
i8 ranks initial among electrified sports cars, with some-more than 10,000
delivered given a center of 2014. Additionally, there are the
approximately 30,000 plug-in variety sole to date; famous currently under
a tag BMW iPerformance, these simulate a successful broad-based
send of BMW i technology.

 

“BMW i stays a spearhead in terms of creation and it will
continue to open adult groundbreaking technologies for a BMW Group,”
says Chairman of a Board of Management of BMW AG, Harald
Krüger
. “When it comes to electric drivetrains, we’ve
already successfully managed to put this record send on the
road. The subsequent technological allege we will residence is automated
driving, where a BMW iNEXT will set a new benchmark.”

 

By substantiating a BMW i code and opting to rise a separate
automobile design and BMW eDrive record for electric power,
a BMW Group became a colonize in a margin of individual,
tolerable mobility. Both a BMW i3, designed for locally
emissions-free mobility in an civic environment, and the
future-oriented plug-in hybrid sports automobile BMW i8 mix Sheer
Driving Pleasure with a reward impression that is consistently
geared towards sustainability, including a use of
resource-efficient prolongation methods and materials. This also
appeals to new groups of customers: some-more than 80 per cent of BMW i3
business worldwide are new to BMW.

 

All in all, a BMW Group now offers 7 models that either
run on electric energy alone, like a BMW i3, or are plug-in
hybrids, mixing a explosion engine and an electric motor. Other
models will follow in a years to come, including a MINI Countryman
plug-in hybrid in 2017. What is more, a new various of a BMW i8
sports automobile with plug-in hybrid expostulate will come out in 2018 – an
open-top BMW i8 Roadster. Looking serve ahead, a portfolio will
be extended to embody a quite electric-powered MINI in 2019 and a
quite electric-powered BMW X3 in 2020. At a start of a next
decade, another, incomparable BMW i indication with electric expostulate is due to
appear: a BMW iNEXT. This rarely innovative indication will be a new
creation personality and spearhead of BMW i.

 


 

 

In a eventuality of enquiries, greatfully contact
:

 

Paloma Brunckhorst, Product Communications BMW i, BMW iPerformance

Phone: +49-89-382-22322


paloma.brunckhorst@bmwgroup.com

 

Wieland Brúch, BMW i Communication, Electric Mobility

Phone: +49-89-382-72652


wieland.bruch@bmwgroup.com

 

Max-Morten Borgmann, Business and Finance Communications Phone: +49
89 382-24118, Fax: +49 89 382-24418


Max-Morten.Borgmann@bmwgroup.com

 

Glenn Schmidt, Head of Business and Finance Communications

Phone: +49 89 382-24544, Fax: +49 89 382-24418


Glenn.Schmidt@bmwgroup.com

 

 

Internet:
www.press.bmw.de

E-Mail:
presse@bmw.de

 

 

The BMW Group

 

With a 3 brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, a BMW Group is the
world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles
and also provides reward financial and mobility services. As a global
company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and public facilities
in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

 

In 2015, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.247 million cars and
scarcely 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for the
financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues
amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 Dec 2015, a BMW Group
had a workforce of 122,244 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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