BMW Group achieves best-ever Aug sales

Posted on 13. Sep, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich. BMW Group sales continued their long-standing
ceiling trend in Aug with a sum of 165,431 vehicles delivered to
business around a world, an boost of 5.7% on a same month last
year. This outcome brings a year-to-date sales sum to 1,508,659 –
adult 5.5% compared with a same duration final year and a initial time
ever a association has sole over one and a half million vehicles in the
initial 8 months of a year.

 

“The BMW Group’s ongoing sales success opposite all a reward brands
underlines a strength of a product line-up,” pronounced Dr Ian
Robertson, Member of a BMW AG Board of Management with
shortcoming for Sales and Marketing BMW. “Sales are increasing
opposite a operation and a electrified models are proof extremely
renouned – we’ve already sole some-more choice expostulate vehicles this year
than in a whole of 2015,” he continued.

 

In August, a sum of 142,554 BMW code vehicles
were delivered to customers, an boost of 5.0% on a same month
final year. Year-to-date sales for a code mount during 1,282,511 – up
5.5% compared with a initial 8 months of final year. The BMW X
operation continues to expostulate sales: with 16,612 units delivered worldwide
in August, monthly sales of a BMW X1 doubled year-on-year; BMW X3
sales increasing 29.7% (12,663); BMW X4 deliveries rose 10.6% (4,118)
and BMW X5 sales climbed 9.9% with a sum of 12,321 delivered to
customers. Sales of a BMW 7 Series in Aug some-more than tripled
compared with a same month final year – over 5,000 of a all-new
flagship car were delivered to business around a universe in a month.

 

Sales of BMW’s electrified models sojourn strong, generally in
Europe. Combined tellurian sales of BMW i and BMW iPerformance vehicles
are already aloft than a 2015 sum with 34,664 electrified
vehicles delivered to business so distant this year. Of this, 17,809 were
BMW iPerformance vehicles and 16,855 were BMW i vehicles. The BMW i3,
that in Jul launched an additional indication with significantly
increasing electric range, was delivered to 2,848 business worldwide
in August, an boost of 73.2% compared with a same month final year.

 

Sales of MINI code vehicles increasing by 10.3% in
Aug with a sum of 22,575 delivered to business worldwide. In the
initial 8 months of a year, sales rose by 5.7% (223,913). The
reward brand’s biggest expansion drivers are a MINI Clubman, with
36,687 sole worldwide so distant this year, and a new MINI Convertible –
that achieved sales expansion of 148.0% in Aug (2,153).

 

Combined monthly sales of BMW and MINI in Europe
totalled 62,653 in August, adult 6.3% compared with a same month last
year. Year-to-date sales in a segment are adult 10.1% with a sum of
685,328 vehicles delivered. All markets in a segment have contributed
to this year’s clever expansion with many achieving double-digit growth
including Italy (51,444 / +16.7%), Spain (35,634 / +20.1%) and
Scandinavia (34,370 / +15.5%).

 

Sales of BMW and MINI vehicles in Asia also saw
clever expansion final month with a sum of 59,047 vehicles delivered to
business in Aug (+13.8%). In a initial 8 months of a year, a
sum of 476,777 BMW and MINI vehicles were sole in Asia, an increase
of 8.1% compared with a same duration final year. The region’s biggest
market, Mainland China, achieved a 9.4% boost compared with the
initial 8 months of final year, with a sum of 329,972 vehicles sold
so distant this year. Year-to-date sales in many other markets in the
segment also uncover clever expansion – Japan (46,713 / +8.8%) and South
Korea (39,392 / +10.4%) are only dual examples.

 

Sales of BMW and MINI in a Americas decreased 4.4%
in Aug compared with a same month final year, with a sum of
38,200 vehicles delivered to business in a region. Year-to-date
sales of BMW and MINI vehicles in a segment sum 298,821, that is
down 7.0% compared with a same duration final year. While Aug sales
are adult in Canada (3,575 / +8.0%) and Mexico (2,976 / +25.5%), the
increasingly rival marketplace in a USA has seen deliveries for the
month diminution by 7.2% (30,500).

 

This year continues to be a best ever for BMW
Motorrad
, with Aug sales adult 5.7% compared with a same
month final year (9,238) and year-to-date sales rising by 2.5% with a
sum of 103,829 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered to
business in a initial 8 months of a year.

 


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MW Group sales in / ytd Aug 2016 during a glance


 

 

 

 

 

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Telephone: +49 89 382-72200

 

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The BMW Group

 

With a 3 brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, a BMW Group is the
world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles
and also provides reward financial and mobility services. As a global
company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and public facilities
in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

 

In 2015, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.247 million cars and
scarcely 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for the
financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues
amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 Dec 2015, a BMW Group
had a workforce of 122,244 employees.

 

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.

 


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