BMW Electric Cars Hit 100,000 Sales Target
The luxury car maker company BMW said on Monday it had hit its target of selling 100,000 electric cars around the world in 2017, a strong demand in western Europe and the United States for models like the i3 and the 2-series plug-in hybrid Active Tourer.
As per the report, the German auto company BMW said on Monday, hit the target of selling 100,000 electric cars this year around the world. With the benefiting and strong demand in Western Europe country and the United States for the latest models such as the i3 and the 2-series plug-in hybrid Active Tourer. The total number of the 62,255 electric cars BMW sold last year more than 60 percent up. German-based luxury carmaker BMW has said that it expects 2018 electric-vehicle (EV) sales to grow by medium two-digit percentages.
A pioneer in electric cars, BMW launched the i3 hatchback in 2013 but sales have been relatively low and management has wrestled with whether to go all-out for electrification.
"Electric mobility is the indicator where I measure our success," Chief Executive Harald Krueger said.
After that changed in September when the Munich-based group said it would be gear up for mass production of electric cars and aimed to have 12 fully electric models by 2025 with a range of up to 700 kilometers.