BMW Electrified Vehicles Sales Now At 5.5% Of Total YTD U.S. Sales
Plug-in electric vehicle offerings have become a more and more vital component of the BMW Group in the U.S. since the introduction of the i3 in May 2014.
Currently BMW Group offers six plug-in BMWs and one MINI. Only one of those models is all-electric (i3) and the rest are plug-in hybrids.
List of plug-ins:
- BMW i3
- BMW i8
- BMW 330e
- BMW 530e
- BMW 740e
- BMW X5 xDrive 40e
- MINI Countryman PHEV
BMW boasts that so far this year, plug-ins account for 5.5% of the company’s total sales in the U.S. – 15,595 out of 281,839.
In recent months, sales are now even approaching an 8% share. In October, 2,045 units translated in a 7.6% share (the second highest result to date).
BMW notes that the 530e now takes a fifth of of all 5 Series sales, as Bernhard Kuhnt, President and CEO, BMW of North America noted:
“Electrified vehicles also showed strong momentum last month, with nearly 20% of all 5 Series sold as plug-in hybrids.