BMW explained on Friday that it aims to double its gross sales of absolutely-electric powered motor vehicles this 12 months as the German carmaker and rivals race to release new products to comply with CO2 emissions targets and chase market place chief Tesla.
BMW also explained that which includes plug-in hybrids, it aims for a 50% raise in gross sales of electrified vehicles as opposed to 2020.
It did not give revenue volumes for its absolutely electric powered autos but in 2020 data launched on Tuesday BMW claimed it offered shut to 193,000 electrified vehicles — completely electric powered and plug-in hybrid — past yr.
Tesla shipped just underneath 500,000 autos, all totally electric powered, to customers in 2020.
Gallery: Mercedes-Benz EQA Teaser (motor1)
The BMW Group at this time generates 13 electrified models — both completely electric or plug-in hybrid — bought in 74 markets.
BMW claimed on Tuesday that its world wide EV income rose 31.8% in 2020 and accounted for 15% of its revenue in Europe, encouraging the company meet up with its European Union emissions targets for very last yr.
By 2023, BMW stated it would just about double its line-up of electrified automobiles to 25 versions, with a lot more than 50 % of them absolutely electric powered.
As perfectly as emissions targets, a escalating range of international locations will ban the sale of new fossil-gas motor vehicles beginning in 2030, including force on carmakers to acquire electric powered autos.
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