The Green Living Guy

Firstly, BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totaled 2,662 in March 2018.  That’s an exciting increase of 71.1 percent. The growth is from the 1,556 sold in the same month a year ago.  BMW Group electrified vehicles accounted for 7.4 percent of U.S. sales in March 2018.


Market leader

Europe is the Group’s biggest sales region for battery and plug-in hybrid vehicles, accounting for over 50% of sales in 2018. With 75,000 electrified vehicles delivered to customers in Europe last year, the BMW Group is the clear market leader in the region, with over 16% market share. In the company’s home market, Germany, the BMW Group accounts for one in five electrified vehicles sold last year. Globally, the BMW Group’s market share is over 9%. The company’s biggest single market for electrified vehicles is the USA, where over 25,000 electrified BMW and MINI vehicles were sold in 2018, accounting for more than 7% of the BMW Group’s overall sales in that country. The BMW 530e (combined fuel consumption: 2.3-2.1 l/100 km; combined power consumption: 52 – 47 g/100km; combined CO2 emissions: 13.9 – 13.3 g/km*) was the year’s biggest-selling luxury plug-in hybrid in the USA.

In conclusion, BMW Group electric is currently offers seven electrified models in the U.S.

They are including the following cars.  The BMW electric i3 all electric car.  The picture shown is the steering wheel for the i3.  Also, the iconic i8, plus the new 330e, 530e, 740e.  Finally, let’s not forget the X5 xDrive 40e and MINI Countryman plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle.

Source: BMW and here

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