Distributed Energy Resources, GHG Emissions - January 27, 2023
BMW Group Reduces CO2 Emissions Across Vehicle Fleet
The BMW Group continued to reduce its emissions and based on preliminary internal calculations lowered its EU fleet-wide CO2 emissions by more than 9 percent from 2021 to 2022.
With emissions of 105 grams per kilometer, according to WLTP (2021: 115.9 grams per kilometer), based on preliminary calculations for 2022, the company once again outperformed the fleet target limit set by the European Union EU27+2 (EU, Norway, Iceland) of 127 grams per kilometer by 22 grams, according to a statement.
Both vehicle efficiency and the reduction in emissions can largely be attributed to the implementation of the company’s electrification strategy. The BMW Group sold a total of more than 215,000 fully-electric vehicles worldwide in 2022 – an increase of almost 108%, compared to the previous year. Fully-electric vehicles accounted for nearly nine percent of total sales last year. The goal is to increase this figure to 15% in 2023. The BMW Group also aims for more than 50% of its sales volumes to come from fully-electric vehicles no later than 2030.
As the next step in this direction, the BMW Group plans to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 40% per vehicle throughout the entire lifecycle – supply chain, production and use phase – from 2019 levels by 2030.