BMW: Aims for 20% of its vehicles to be ‘electric’ by 2023

German extravagance carmaker BMW is wanting to step up its creation of electric vehicles, Chief Executive Oliver Zipse disclosed to German every day Augsburger Allgemeine.

“We are significantly increasing the number of electric vehicles. Between 2021 and 2023, we will build a quarter of a million more electric cars than originally planned”, Zipse told the newspaper’s Monday edition according to a pre-released version.

BMW needs generally every fifth vehicle it offers to be powered by an electric motor by 2023, Zipse stated, contrasted with about 8% this year.

The manager additionally repeated his call to accelerate the extension of charging framework.

“15,000 private and about 1,300 public charging points would have to be put into operation every week as of today. Unfortunately, we are a long way from that”, he told the paper.

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