BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020

 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 13:24:26 
 
Rating (4.5/5) 4.5 Star Rating 54 users
15 photos
BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020 BMW To Build 100,000 i Models Per Year By 2020
Norbert Reithofer, head of BMW Group, expects a significant increase in the production of i models in the near future. By 2020, he predicts that BMW will produce 100,000 i units per year.

The measure has a dual role, as explained by Automotive News, as it increases brand sales while reducing average CO2 emissions at range level.

By 2020, BMW need to reduce CO2 emissions at 105 grams per kilometer, half the level achieved in 1995, and significantly below the 2013 level of 133 grams per kilometer.

The production of 100,000 units of BMW i, with low CO2 emissions or no emissions - such as the 100 percent electric version of the i3, will help the Germans to compensate for the performance versions of the top range models, as well as the large displacement thrusters provided under the hood of exclusivist models.

BMW launched the i range in 2013, opening the lists of commands for the i3 on November 16th. From then until now, BMW has received over 11,000 orders for that model. The Germans are expecting an explosion in sales with the introduction of the i3 model in the United States market that will take place during the current year.

“We are extremely happy with the i3's early reception, particularly considering that in June we will open the order book in the United States, the world's largest market for Evs. 2014 is a ramp-up year for the i3 and declined to give a sales forecast for this year.
By 2015, we will have a more clear idea of the i3's true potential,” stated Ian Robertson, BMW head of marketing and sales.

Robertson also said BMW has a significant number of pre-orders for the i8. “I think customers could live with the idea of waiting for six months for such an innovative product, but longer waiting lists could be a problem.”

Until 2015, BMW expects to obtain the necessary answers from the marketing department in order to expand the project i to the true value, requiring a generous investment to increase production to the quotas announced by Norbert Reithofer.

For comparison, BMW has invested 600 million euro in the production of the i3 and i8, while the Renault-Nissan alliance has invested around four billion euro in the electric vehicle project, which included models such as the Nissan Leaf, Renault Zoe and Renault Twizy.

Premium automobile manufacturers have addressed green vehicles both for sustainability and for reasons of harming the environment. 

The European Commission established an average of 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer at the range level for cars sold in 2021, a significant decrease compared to the 130 grams CO2 per kilometer today. 

The targeted emissions decrease is linked to the mass of a vehicle and is different for individual companies. BMW and other manufacturers which have larger models in their range will have higher emission targets than the industry average. 

In the case of the Munich brand, a value close to 105 grams CO2 / km is expected.
Latest Auto News
Chrysler 300S - Now Bolder And More Athletic

Chrysler 300S - Now Bolder And More Athletic

 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 18:18:00
 
Chrysler has been delighting customers with easily recognizable designs, craftsmanship, innovation, as well as using the latest technology at a high value since the company’s inception back in 1925. For 2017,...

Volvo S60 And V60 Polestar Get New 367 HP Engine

Volvo S60 And V60 Polestar Get New 367 HP Engine

 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 06:18:54
 
The Polestar Performance Division from Volvo decided to review the existing sports versions S60 and V60. The sedan and station wagon have received a little more power, and it now stands at 367 horsepower In expecta...

Renault Reacts To Russia's Needs By Expanding Range With Specially Designed Kaptur 4x4
Renault recently announced the launch of the Kaptur crossover in Russia. Presentation of the range expansion took place in Moscow and the company representatives have said the car will have four-wheel drive. The...

Mitsubishi Will Use Military Sensors For Guiding Autonomous Cars
The biggest technological leaps are coming from the military field, whether it is IT, the auto area, or others. It is therefore mildly surprising that Mitsubishi Electric will use a technology that comes from guided...

The New Tesla Model 3 Premiere

The New Tesla Model 3 Premiere

 
Friday, April 22, 2016 04:04:35
 
Tesla Model 3 will be the most affordable car in the US manufacturer’s portfolio, will have a range of at least 350 kilometers, will go from 0 to 100 km / h in less than six seconds and will have a price starting...

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Presented In New York

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Presented In New York

 
Thursday, April 21, 2016 08:13:10
 
The Grand Cherokee lineage receives a new member, the Trailhawk. At the same time with granting that name other aspects appear that draw our attention to this new model. The first Grand Cherokee concept appeared...

Lincoln Heralds Future Navigator With Grandiose Concept

Lincoln Heralds Future Navigator With Grandiose Concept

 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 04:02:06
 
Ford wants to restore the Lincoln brand back onto the premium stage. Now we do not know whether the plans will be covering only the United States of America plus Canada or if are talking about global plans. The first...

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible Debuted Silently At New York Auto Show
The grand premiere from Chevrolet at the Auto Show in New York has been the new Camaro ZL1, but the American manufacturer has prepared another surprise for its fans. Besides the Camaro ZL1 coupe its convertible version...

Nissan Presents In New York The New GT-R Facelift

Nissan Presents In New York The New GT-R Facelift

 
Friday, April 15, 2016 15:33:47
 
Nissan returns to the spotlight of the international auto market by unveiling the Nissan GT-R during the International Auto Show in New York. This facelift is distinguished from the get-go through a new look, both...

The Subaru Impreza Dynasty - The Japanese Car Gets Its Fifth Generation
Subaru unveiled at New York the next generation of the Impreza model in the sedan and hatchback versions. The new generation Subaru Impreza is built on the new global platform offering more comfort, safety and stability....

Mercedes C63 AMG Cabrio - AMG's Sixth Model In Just One Month
Mercedes-Benz has lately surpassed expectations by releasing one after another a series of vehicles that impress with their appearance, and especially with their performances, and when we talk of super performance...

Mazda MX-5 RF Makes Debut At New York Auto Show

Mazda MX-5 RF Makes Debut At New York Auto Show

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 03:12:33
 
Mazda unveiled the new Mazda MX-5 RF (“retractable fastback”) at the Auto Show in New York. Like the soft top model, the new version will be available in Europe with two petrol engines. The latest version of the...

Following BMW X4 And Porsche Macan Mercedes Launches New GLC Coupe
Mercedes has officially unveiled the new GLC Coupe, the younger brother to the current GLE Coupe. The model will compete with BMW X4 and will even be available in a hybrid version. Mercedes has unveiled the new...

Lotus 3-Eleven Faster Than Porsche 918 Spyder

Lotus 3-Eleven Faster Than Porsche 918 Spyder

 
Sunday, April 10, 2016 02:15:29
 
Lotus was founded by Colin Chapman and the slogan of this company, inspired by the words of the founder is “Simplify, then add lightness!” Perhaps that is why lately nobody has heard of Lotus. All attention is...

New Opel Astra Sports Tourer - Adapted For Business And Family
Let’s start by saying that Opel has already received 130,000 orders for the five-door variant and the Sports Tourer. The youngest member of the station wagon generation in the compact class is following the tradition...

The Coolest Car Concepts Between 1938 And 1970

The Coolest Car Concepts Between 1938 And 1970

 
Thursday, April 07, 2016 02:28:29
 
Car concepts are called most of the times the cars of the future and show a carmaker's vision on their models’ evolution. At any popular auto show we have brands that present their newest prototype cars. The car...

Tesla Model S Will Compete In New Electric Car Championship  - The Electric GT
After the success of electric racing cars from the Formula E Championship, on the horizon we see new “electrified championship” called Electric GT World Series. It will focus on cars in the GT class, which will have...

 
Visitors online - 23
©2009-2016 Auto Types. All rights reserved. | Privacy Policy | Mobile version