BMW reaches 100,000 electric car sales aim for 2017


BMW set out to sell 100,000 electric cars this year globally, and it has managed to do that, a association suggested today. That includes entirely electric cars, as good as electrified vehicles like a plug-in electric Active Tourer 2-Series, Reuters reports.

Its entirely electric options embody a i3 compact, that it debuted in 2013 yet that saw clever direct in a U.S. and in Western Europe this year, vs. comparatively low sales numbers previously. BMW sole only over 60,000 EVs final year, so it’s achieved 60 percent expansion for a 2017 sales year. The association also pronounced it expects to grow a EV sales in 2018 by a double-digit commission again, yet maybe not as high an increase.

BMW announced a partnership with battery startup Solid Power progressing this year to assistance commercialize a solid-state battery record in a form suitable for use in consumer vehicles, that will assistance urge things including safety, operation and long-term battery life vs. normal lithium-ion packs used today.

The automaker also intends to offer a dozen entirely electric car options by 2025, and has a four-door sedan in a works with a aim travel date of 2021.

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