Represented by Borusan Otomotiv BMWThe BMW Group, which includes the BMW Motorrad and MINI brands, The fiscal year 2020 and its future targets evaluated at an online press conference.
BMW Group’s investments in electric mobility with 192,662 electric BMW and MINI brand cars sold worldwide As it started to bear fruit, it became one of the most important growth factors of the brand in 2020.
Electric car sales increased by 31.8 percent compared to the previous year, all-electric versions 13 percent, Plug-In Hybrid engine versions achieved a 40 percent increase in sales.
Will be released in 5 models by the end of 2021
The proportion of total deliveries of electric cars in Europe increased by 15 percent. In the fall of 2020 following the launch of the new BMW ix3 in China, it turns out the way in Europe and Turkey.
A total of five electric models by the end of the year, including the BMW i3, the new MINI Cooper SE and the upcoming BMW i4 and BMW iX. will be presented.
Given the rapid development of electrification, the BMW Group, which foresees that up to 50 percent of the engine variants used today will disappear by 2025, also continues its investments to reduce the complexity of its model portfolio and increase purchasing and production efficiency.
In the fourth quarter alone, deliveries of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce were 686,277 units, while the total BMW Group sales for 2020 were 2,325,179. The BMW Group grew 7.4 percent with sales of 778,412 units, its largest market in China, while deliveries of electric cars in the global market rose by approximately 32 percent to 192,662 units.
Stating that the performance shown in the second half of the year proves how strong the BMW Group is despite all kinds of difficulties. Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of BMW AG; “By bringing together all our strengths, we quickly overcame the impact of weeks of plant shutdowns and country-wide restrictions. We are starting 2021 with the revitalized and strong wind behind us. “We are following a clear roadmap for the transformation of mobility that will ensure our success as the world’s leading premium car manufacturer.”