BMW Electric offensive in full swing

BMW Electric offensive in full swing

03.05.2021: Thanks to intelligent vehicle architectures and a highly flexible production network, the BMW Group will have around a dozen all-electric models on the road as early as 2023.

Thanks to intelligent vehicle architectures and a highly flexible production network, the BMW Group will have around a dozen all-electric models on the road as early as 2023.



In addition to the BMW i3*, MINI Cooper SE* and BMW iX3*, which are already on the market, two key innovation drivers, the BMW i4* and the BMW iX* will be put on the road this year– the BMW i4 even three months earlier than originally planned.



In the coming years, all-electric versions of the high-volume BMW 5 Series and the BMW X1 will follow. In addition, there will be an all-electric BMW 7 Series as well as the successor to the MINI Countryman and other models. As early as 2023, the BMW Group will have at least one all-electric model on the road in around 90 percent of its current market segments.



By 2025, the BMW Group will increase sales of all-electric models by an average of significantly more than 50 percent per year – more than ten times more than in 2020. In total, the company will have delivered around two million all-electric vehicles to customers by the end of 2025.



Based on current market expectations, the BMW Group is planning that by 2030 at least 50 percent of its global sales will consist of all-electric vehicles. In total, the company will bring about ten million all-electric vehicles onto the road over the approximately next ten years. This also means that the BMW Group is strategically on target of achieving the EU's ambitious CO2 reduction targets in 2025 and 2030.



The investment in Solid Power again demonstrates the BMW Group´s capability to identify the leading tech start-ups and to join forces on the way to achieve pathbreaking next generation technology. Various BMW Technology scouting offices around the world, outstanding startup accelerators, the BMW Startup Garage and BMW i Ventures, are always on the lookout for leading edge or disruptive tech in an increasingly competitive ecosystem.
As a result, BMW sets the standard for successful start-up collaboration, venture funding and corporate investment.






* CO2 EMISSIONS & CONSUMPTION.

BMW i3: Fuel consumption combined: 0.0 l/100 km; electricity consumption combined: 16.3-15.3 kWh/100km (WLTP); CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km.

MINI Cooper SE: Fuel consumption combined: 0.0 l/100 km; electricity consumption combined: 17,6 – 15,2 kWh/100 km (WLTP); CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km.

BMW iX3: Fuel consumption combined: 0,0 l/100 km; electricity consumption 19,0-18,6 (WLTP); CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km

BMW i4: no CO2 Emissions & Consumption data available yet

BMW iX: Fuel consumption combined: 0.0 l/100 km; electricity consumption combined: < 21 kWh/100km; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km. (provisional figures based on forecasts)





Bernhard Ederer,  photos BMW





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