Welcome to a brand new world that's defined by the use of renewable resources and innovative means of production. Welcome to the future of mobility.
4 x Sustainability Facts:
The BMW Group was the automotive leader of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 8 consecutive years, starting in 2005, and the only automotive company to have been continuously ranked by Dow Jones since the index began in 1999.
BMW i created new standards with the energy-intensive carbon fiber manufacturing process that was set up in Moses Lake, Washington. There, it can be operated using clean energy from one of the world's largest hydroelectric power plants, the Grand Coulee Dam.
The BMW i plant in Leipzig is also fully powered using electricity from four wind turbines, installed specifically for that purpose on the plant's premises. Additionally, the energy consumption required to produce cars in the Leipzig plant was reduced by 50%, just as the water consumption was lowered by as much as 70%.*
With EfficientDynamics, BMW has set for itself the goal of continuously reducing emissions while increasing driving pleasure. BMW i uses this wealth of innovative technologies and goes even further - from design to production, and from the useful life of a vehicle to its disposal. Every detail is based on sustainability.
Other i3 facts if needed or if you prefer over any of the above.
Instrument panel and door trims are made from Kenaf plant fibers.
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) roof panel is made partially with recycled CFRP from the manufacturing processes of other components.
25% of plastic used in the interior is comprised of recycled materials.
Dashboard wood trim is crafted from responsibly-forested eucalyptus.
CFRP components are sustainably produced in Moses Lake, WA, where the factory useshydroelectric power.
The Leipzig, Germany, assembly plant uses wind-generated electricity.
Olive-leaf extract is used to tan interior leather surfaces.