BMW North America, Electrify America - EV Charging

BMW North America, Electrify America partner on EV charging

BMW of North America and Electrify America have partnered to provide 2022 BMW EV customers with two years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions at all Electrify America public charging stations, from the date of vehicle purchase. The program will launch with the sale of the new all-electric BMW iX xDrive50, BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50 in March.

With no additional cost to the vehicle’s purchase price, customers will immediately have access to complimentary charging at more than 3,000 Electrify America chargers across the U.S.

Utilizing in-car navigation, the myBMWapp or the Electrify America app, BMW drivers will be able to locate nearby charging stations, verify charger availability and navigate to the charging stations.

Electrify America has 800 EV charging stations and about 3,500 individual ultra-fast chargers open or with construction completed in the U.S. By 2026, the company says it plans to more than double its infrastructure with 1,800 charging stations comprised of 10,000 individual chargers in the U.S. and Canada.

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