The BMW Group reports that it sold a total of 4,504 pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles globally in April, with the U.S., Scandinavia and the U.K. topping the list of markets.
The company asserts that global sales of the all-electric BMW i3 increased 50.7% compared with the same month last year (1,854), with overall sales for BMW i up 29.4% on the month.
Six months after market launch of the BMW X5 xDrive 40e plug-in hybrid, nearly 10% of all BMW X5s sold in April were the electrified version, with a total of 1,196 delivered to customers worldwide in the month.
On the whole, a total of 179,285 BMW Group automobiles were delivered to customers around the world in the month of April – an increase of 1.9% on the same month last year. Of that total, electric vehicles comprised 2.5%.