According to network sources, BMW plans to build 360 thousand charging stations for electric cars in China until the end of this year. The extension of the network of charging stations is part of the automaker’s plan to capture a significant share of the world’s largest electric vehicle market.
It is also known that Chinese BMW plants intend to provide a neutral carbon emission level by the end of the year. This work is carried out within the framework of a large-scale BMW plan to reduce the level of emissions of harmful substances in the production chain by 80% by 2030. This was announced on the summit held this week in Beijing.
«As a multinational company with an extensive presence in China, BMW fully supports the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy, putting stability in chapter of our own strategy in China, “said the head of the Chinese division of BMW Jochen Goller.
Earlier, the Chairman of the PRC Si Jinpin (XI Jinping) set the goal to ensure that China became carbon-neutral by 2060. To do this, there is a large-scale expansion of the production of electric vehicles. It is assumed that by 2025, the share of electric vehicles from the total volume of the car sold in the country will grow to 20%, while now it is about 5%. As for the BMW, the company intends to release in the Chinese market 12 fully electric cars BMW and MINI by 2023. Due to this, the company expects to increase the share of electric vehicles sold in the underground electric vehicles.
BMW Joint Enterprise with Chinese Great Wall Motor Co. Must begin production in 2023. According to reports, the construction of the Great Wall plant “is in full swing”, and the main part of the infrastructure will be ready by the end of the year.