On 7th November 2013, one of the German Big 3, BMW hosted a special event in Washington D.C highlighting the commitment of BMW Group towards sustainable mobility via BMW i3, the first fully electric car ever manufactured by BMW. At the event a number of well known personalities were present including government officials, press and stakeholders, influencers and key speakers and experts. At the event the key speakers and experts discussed different points regarding “Shaping the future of sustainable mobility”. The keynote speakers were Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, The White House; Senator Maria Cantwell, (D-WA); and Mitchell Moss, Director, Rudin Center for Transportation and Henry Hart Rice Professor of Urban Policy, NYU.
BMW i3 is an all electric vehicle that is designed to deliver the dynamics and feel of BMW with a performance and efficiency of the latest green car technology. The car qualifies for a 100 % discount in Congestion Zone London. The car has a real world range of 80-100 miles and is paired with BMW’s i3 range extender technology for extra fun and satisfaction.
The BMW of North America, LLC has been performing its operation since 1975 and with its great efforts it has now grown to a number of key operations including financial services, marketing and sales for the BMW’s brand of motor vehicles such as the Rolls Royce brand of motors, motorcycles and MINI brand. The headquarter of BMW North America is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.