The buzz begins next month when BMW rolls out its all-electric lineup for 2022, which will consist of new models including the BMW iX xDrive50, BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50, which will be Bayerische Motoren Werke firmly in the constellation of EV providers. To that end, BMW of North America has announced a partnership with Electrify America, which will provide 2022 BMW EV buyers with two years’ worth of complimentary electric-charging services nationwide, starting on the BMW’s date of purchase.
As a result, buyers of BMW EVs will gain immediate access to Electrify America’s existing network of more than 3,000 charging stations located across the United States. Their proximity to one another has led BMW to assure buyers that even its largest EVs will be able to mount cross-country drives with access to the recharging network. Electrify America already manages the country’s largest base of DC fast-charging stations, representing $2 billion in capital investment, and intends to operate 1,800 stations with 10,000 individual fast chargers across the U.S. and Canada by 2026.