as India gets ready to buy the premium electric car from BMW, the BMW iX that will be launched in the coming days in the country, globally
there is reason for BMW to celebrate. BMW Group celebrated the delivery of its
one-millionth electrified vehicle.
In the meantime, the company also signed a
trilateral agreement with high-tech microchip manufacturer INOVA Semiconductors
and feature-rich semiconductor foundry Global Foundries to secure several million
semiconductors per year.
Nota, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Customer,
Brands and Sales noted that the company already has its next target in its
sight. “We aim for two million electrified vehicles on the roads in just two
years,” he said.
handed over the milestone vehicle, a BMW
iX xDrive40 (Power consumption in kWh/100 km: 22.5-19.3 WLTP), to its owner at
BMW Welt on December 6. The company included a special bonus with the delivery:
The customer not only received the keys for his new vehicle, but also a BMW
Wallbox, including installation, to enable safe and convenient home charging,
as well as a credit for public Europe-wide charging with BMW Charging.
The BMW Group released two key innovation
flagships, the BMW iX and the BMW i4, onto the market in mid-November. Both
models are being very well received by customers worldwide – as reflected in
new orders from around the globe.
the next year, the BMW Group will expand its electrified product line-up to
include fully-electric versions of the BMW 7 Series and BMW X1. The high-volume
BMW 5 Series will be added to the electric portfolio in 2023. The successor to
the MINI Countryman and the all-electric Rolls-Royce Spectre will follow. By
2023, the company will already have at least one fully-electric model on the
roads in about 90 percent of its current market segments. Over the next ten
years or so, the BMW Group plans to release a total of about ten million
fully-electric vehicles onto the roads.
MINI product range will already be exclusively all-electric by the early 2030s
and Rolls-Royce will be an all-electric brand from 2030 on. All future new
models from BMW Motorrad in the field of urban mobility will also be fully
BMW GROUP SIGNS DIRECT AGREEMENT WITH CHIP
SUPPLIERS TO SECURE SUPPLIES
BMW Group entered into a trilateral agreement with high-tech microchip
manufacturer INOVA Semiconductors and feature-rich semiconductor foundry
GlobalFoundries to secure several million semiconductors per year. The first deliveries will be for the BMW iX .
secure semiconductor supplies for the long term, the company has concluded a
direct supply assurance agreement with high-tech microchip developer INOVA
Semiconductors and GlobalFoundries, a manufacturer of feature-rich
semiconductors. The agreement guarantees the BMW Group the supply of several
million microchips per year. The microchips will be used in the ISELED (Intelligent
Smart Embedded) smart LED technology
co-developed by the BMW Group, which will be deployed for the first time in the
BMW iX and rolled out in further models. Customer deliveries of the BMW iX got underway
in early November.
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