BMW will commission 400 i3 EVs in Copenhagen for DriveNow; collaboration with Arriva for public transport
Following the successful introduction of the BMW i3 to the DriveNow car-sharing fleets in Germany, the UK and the USA, BMW will commission 400 BMW i3s in Copenhagen on 3 September. The all-electric car sharing fleet here will also interconnect with public transport via a collaboration with Arriva.
The BMW i3 is the first automobile offering integrated “intermodal routing”—the incorporation of public transport services into the navigation system’s route guidance in the car.
The Danish branch of the British Arriva PLC is the largest bus operator in Copenhagen, with a market share of 50%.
Here in Copenhagen we are now already witnessing mobility of the future. It is on-demand technology, interconnected, quiet and electric. We are pleased to be able to introduce the capabilities of the BMW i3 and our expertise in future-oriented mobility concepts here in the Danish capital.—Dr. Bernhard Blättel, head of BMW Group mobility services