BMW i + iPerformance sales worldwide - May 2017
BMW increased sales of its plug-in electric vehicles in May by 73.4% to 7,336 new deliveries. Year-to-date, total plug-in deliveries stands at 33,221 (up 80.6%).
Comparing the e-sales to general BMW car sales, the plug-in share of the whole stands at more than 4.1%.
This month, the BMW Group launched the new MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid.
"Customer demand for automobiles with alternative drive trains continues to evolve in an extremely dynamic way: Sales of BMW i and BMW iPerformance models increased by 73.4% in May (7,336 vehicles). Year-to-date deliveries of electrified models reached 33,221, up 80.6%. Among other factors, this strong growth is driven by the BMW 530e iPerformance, which has been available since March. Beginning in late June, the MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid will expand the product line-up of electrified vehicles."
Dr Ian Robertson, BMW AG Management Board Member responsible for Sales and Brand BMW said:
“Customers around the world are excited by our innovative, new products. In May, we once again achieved sustainable, profitable growth across our three premium automotive brands, as well as at BMW Motorrad,” he continued. “Growth at BMW has been in part driven by our expanding electrified range – sales of these vehicles have risen over 80% in the first five months. With eight models, the BMW Group offers its customers the broadest range of electrified premium vehicles available on the market today.”