BMW: “Powerful trends in electric vehicles”

BMW: “Powerful trends in electric vehicles”

By September 2022, the BMW Group had sold a total of 128,196 fully electric BMW and MINI vehicles. This means that sales of this type of car have more than doubled compared to the same period last year (+114.8%), the Bavarians said. In the third quarter, only 52,306 electric vehicles of the two brands were delivered (+121.6%). The group was therefore able to translate the “very high level of popularity” for all its electronic products into strong growth.

“The strong performance of all our electric models shows how much the BMW Group’s electric product portfolio appeals to our customers. We therefore continue to drive the transition towards electrification at full speed,” says Sales Director Pieter Nota. “With our attractive and sustainable product range across all storage types and strong performance, we are well on our way to achieving our 2022 sales targets.”

After supply restrictions and the war in Ukraine caused a decrease in deliveries in the first half of the year, the BMW Group’s sales of 587,795 vehicles in the third quarter were at the level of the previous year (-0.9%). The company sold 1,747,889 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles in the period from January to September. With the introduction of 210,543 customers in September, the Group achieved a sales increase of 6.6 percent.

In addition to small SUVs, BMW is a driver of electric growth iX3 without changing the BMW sedan i4 and a large BMW SUV iX, which had a very high setting, the manufacturer explained. The latest electric innovation from the BMW brand, a luxury sedan, would provide even more speed. i7 and a small BMW SUV iX1, bring Both models collided, just like the long electric version series 3 in China, for “very positive customer feedback”.

The electric one only MINI Cooper SE it also recorded high growth rates and is a key pillar in the BMW Group’s electric vehicle model portfolio. The company is on track to increase sales of all electric vehicles by 2022.

In 2023, the BMW i5 electric sedan and the battery-only Rolls-Royce Specter will be added to the range of electric cars for the upper middle class group. “With this rapidly growing product category and strong demand, the BMW Group aims to have more than two million fully electric vehicles on the road by the end of 2025,” it says.