Through September, BMW has sold 34,664 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in 2016, accounting for 2.3 percent of the total 1.5 million of cars sold by BMW globally.
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The new BMW iPerformance lineup has now outsold the dedicated i brand by nearly 1,000 units. The sales of plug-in hybrids totaled 17,809 and 16,855 electric vehicles. All-time BMW i brand sales (i3 + i8) recently passed 65,000 all-time.
After the launch of the refreshed BMW i3, sales of this model jumped 73.2 percent in its first partial month on the global market – with 2,848 sold in August along.
Sales of BMW’s electrified models remain strong, especially in Europe. Combined global sales of BMW i and BMW iPerformance vehicles are already higher than the 2015 total with 34,664 electrified vehicles delivered to customers so far this year.