Il BMW Group heralds significant growth in own electricity sales, which double during 2022 compared to the previous year. With 215,755 units soldand with an electric motor and the 500,000th total electric vehicle sold, the year just ended saw an important transition for the German company.
BMW Group doubles electric sales in 2022
In 2022 BMW sold 2,399,636, a slight decrease (-4.8%) compared to last year, while maintaining its leadership among cars in the premium segment. But with 215,755 units touch share +107.7% for electric sales: BMW Group more than doubled in this area.
Among the cars All-electric BMW and MINI, the German company sold its first half a million green vehicles last year. An important success, in terms of transition towards sustainability.
Pieter UseMember of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Customer, Brands, Sales, comments: “Our product range is the best response to a challenging environment and has enabled us to more than double the sales of fully electric vehicles in 2022. We are confident that we can build on this success in 2023we continue to see particularly high order demand for our all-electric models.”
BMW Group also reports that it has delivered 2,399,636 vehicles between BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce (-4.08%), in a year in which supply chain problems have reduced production rates throughout the sector.
And Nota thinks that the year that has just begun will be excellent. “We will maintain our growth path in 2023. The focus will clearly be on continuing to ramp up electromobility. The next milestone for 2023 is for 15% of our total sales to come from all-electric vehicles. With the launch of the BMW i5 in the course of this year we are taking another important step on the road to the electrification of our model range“.
The increased sales underline that BMW’s future is electric. And innovative: the BMW i Vision Dee that we saw at CES 2023 in Las Vegas proves it. BMW Group will also focus on sale direct in 24 European markets, making the offline and online experience seamless. A continuous evolution.