The introduced in 2013, the i3 from BMW is one of the best-selling electric cars in the world. Compared to the Tesla in Munich, but in the high-voltage-behind. That's about to change - starting in 2021.
In terms of electric mobility, BMW likes to see itself as a pioneer. "Today, we are the market leader in electric cars in Europe", says CEO Harald Krüger. In fact, the Bavarian auto group in 2018, 75,000 E-vehicles has shipped and according to IHS, Markit, reached a market share of 17 percent. Number two VW with twelve percent, followed by Nissan with eleven percent.
if you Look at the Numbers a little more closely, the picture is somewhat different. In the IHS statistics, the widely used BMW, the Plug-in Hybrid is also taken into account. Excluding these, are masters of the Munich, but not Europe. In the case of pure, so full electric vehicles Renault is the market leader with 48,000 sold Streamers. Alone from Zoe almost 40,000 units have been sold. BMW sold only about 24,000 copies of the i3.
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the World of BMW in the past year was only in sixth place among the manufacturers with just 87,000 pure E-car registrations, according to the centre for solar energy and hydrogen research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW). The number one, Tesla brought almost three Times as many Stromer on the road, namely 233.760 copies. At best, the Model 3, sold with 146.310 new registrations.
BMW sees itself as the number three in the world market, with just over 140,000 sold E-cars in 2018 - adding the Plug-in Hybrid. The people of Munich, according to the IHS study, the market share of nine percent. Tesla is leading the Ranking with a global market share of twelve per cent, followed by BYD with eleven percent.
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all the same, no Matter what the statistics, against the arch-rival Daimler, the Munich are attracts a good bit more. The share of electrified vehicles in the total sales of the BMW is already at six percent – thanks to strong demand for the Plug-in Hybrid models.
by the end of the year will already be half a Million electrified vehicles of the BMW brand and Mini on the streets, the promise of the Munich. In 2019, several new Plug-in Hybrid on the market, including the 3-series Plug-in Hybrid and the X5 Plug-in Hybrid.2021 comes the attack on Tesla
In the case of pure E-vehicles is BMW. 2021 will come with the iNext of the great attack on Tesla. The last year as a concept vehicle unveiled Stromer will set new standards. He is expected to create a range of 700 kilometers - thanks to the batteries of the fifth Generation. The new power of memory, together with the Chinese battery developed cell pavers CATL.
Then want to give BMW full throttle, the pardon power. By 2025, the automaker plans to have at least 25 E-models in the Portfolio. Twelve of them should be full electric. This year, the E-Mini rolls in the car houses, in 2020, follows the electric-X3. Of the two experts still expect a large litter. First of iNext and also the i4, the power of the next Generation, could bring the breakthrough.Daimler and VW Are faster this time?
Daimler and VW could develop faster to "Tesla-fighters". VW launches in the second half of 2019 to its large E-Offensive with the first model in the compact class of the new series ID. Daimler wants to. by 2020, the number of models with battery or hybrid drive on 20 quadruple compared to last year
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This is actually quite early ahead in terms of E-mobility. Already in 2010, the company had introduced its electric sub-brand "i". In 2013, the electric City car came with the i3. This has become a bestseller for BMW. Recently, the 150,000 th vehicle, the i3 series from the tape supply at the Leipzig plant.1/5, The hoped-for "Tesla-Killer" of BMW