BMW Electro Mobility 2020POSTED BY Kaynis Chong ON 06 February 2020
BMW Electro Mobility 2020
Premium automaker BMW continues to be the market leader for electrified vehicles worldwide and in Malaysia. And upholding its commitment to shape the local automotive industry, it exported about 150 locally assembled units of 5Series, 7Series and Minis to Thailand and the
“BMW Group Malaysia successfully delivered 11,567 units of BMW, MINI and BMW Motor trade vehicles last year comprising lined by the introduction of 32 new model variants across the BMW, MINI and BMW Motor trad brands – four of which were electrified vehicles,” said Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia.
It reinforced its position as the leading e-mobility provider in Malaysia, delivering a total of 3,148 electrified BMW and MINI vehicles last year and taking the total to 17,000 electrified vehicles since 2015.
A total of 145,815 electrified BMW and MINI vehicles were delivered worldwide in 2019, contributing to half a million electrified vehicles delivered to date.
“Against the backdrop of a challenging year for the automotive sector – every year is a challenging year in my 23 years in the BMW group — we are proud to have achieved such success within the electrified segment in Malaysia and across the globe – which reaffirms our optimism for the year ahead.
“We are committed to continue leading the charge for electromobility in Malaysia, especially in light of the upcoming National Automotive Policy announcement that will see electrified vehicles play a prominent role in propelling our automotive sector to greater heights,” Hoezl said.
Globally, the BMW Group reported its ninth consecutive record year in 2019, with a total of 2,520,307 vehicles delivered. The BMW brand reported a new all-time high last year, with a total of 2,168,516 delivered worldwide.
With a range of flexible financing plans, BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia has also achieved a strong business portfolio, having financed half of BMW and MINI vehicles delivered last year. The BMW Group Financial Services also introduced the Easy Drive financing solution to make mobility easy, flexible and affordable for everyone.
“This year begins a new chapter for us and the nation in the Story of Visionary Mobility. 2020 is building up to be an exciting year of change in the automotive sector and we are thrilled to be a part of it. On behalf of BMW Group Malaysia, I would like to thank and extend our appreciation to all our customers, employees and dealer representatives in our network for our achievement, especially in challenging times. It clearly demonstrates the strength and resilience as One Team!” said Hoelzl.