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BMW had a record month for electric car sales – up 67% in September

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Yesterday BMW released its US sales report and confirmed 1,710 BMW i3’s delivered in September; a 67% increase over the 1,022 delivered last year and 116% increase over the 792 units sold in August. This is excellent news for the German automaker’s electric lineup especially since i3 sales were flat or even lagging for most of the year.

BMW i3 sales USIf the company could maintain this significant uptake in sales through the fourth quarter of the year, it could easily surpassed the 10,000 electric cars mark in the US.

BMW also delivered 182 i8’s last month for a total of 1,342 so far this year, but the i8 is barely an electric vehicle…

We recently took a look at BMW’s i3 sales in its home turf where sales are down 27%:BMW_i3_registration_Germany_Aug15In the short term, the uptake in US sales should compensate for the lagging results in Germany.

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