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BMW New Zealand Drives Forward Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

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BMW
New Zealand has reiterated its commitment to bolstering
public electric vehicle charging infrastructure with its
destination charging program achieving a special
milestone.

The company now has more than 100 public
chargers installed across New Zealand, further increasing
options for EV drivers across the North and South
Islands.

BMW has established partnerships with select
venues across the country to install Generation 3 BMW
Wallbox chargers. These chargers cater to both BMW customers
as well as owners of vehicles compatible with the charging
hardware.

The 100 chargers have been strategically
installed across 42 locations, including luxury hotels,
motels, lodges, golf resorts and restaurants. These venues
were chosen with the understanding that drivers typically
spend around an hour on site, providing sufficient time to
either top-up or fully charge their electric vehicles,
depending on the vehicle’s model type.

BMW New
Zealand currently offers 15 electric vehicle variants across
seven model lines in its portfolio, which is the widest
selection of electric vehicles of any manufacturer
represented in New Zealand.

The BMW iX3 has led the
way in sales this year with 40 registrations, followed by
the BMW i4 eDrive40 and i4 M50, with 33 and 28 registrations
respectively. Together, the iX3 and i4 have accounted for 44
per cent of BMW’s total electric vehicle sales in the
period from January to the end of April.

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In addition
to its public charging expansion, BMW New Zealand offers a
complimentary Generation 3 BMW Wallbox with the purchase of
every new fully electric BMW model.

The BMW
Group

With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and
BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium
manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also
provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW
Group production network comprises over 30 production sites
worldwide; the company has a global sales network in more
than 140 countries.

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