BMW Group achieves best-ever January

Posted on 13. Feb, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. Following a seventh uninterrupted year of
record sales, a world’s series one manufacturer of reward vehicles
started 2018 with another record: a BMW Group has
never sole so many cars in Jan as in this year. A sum of 169,538
business took smoothness of a BMW, MINI or Rolls-Royce reward vehicle,
an boost of 3.8% on a same month final year.

 

“We are pushing a biggest indication descent in a company’s history
and as accessibility ramps adult in a march of a year, this will
continue to come by in a sales results,” pronounced Pieter
Nota
, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG,
obliged for Sales and Brand BMW. “Deliveries of a new BMW 5
Series sedan, for example, are adult by 40%, while a introduction of
a new BMW 6 Series GT has distant some-more than doubled altogether BMW 6 Series
sales in a month. As we deliver some-more sparkling new models like the
all-new BMW X2 and boost supply of a BMW X3 in a second half of
this year, I’m assured this record month is a start of another
record year,” Nota continued.

 

Having delivered good over 100,000 electrified
vehicles
in 2017, a BMW Group is looking to build further
on that success and is targeting 140,000 electrified vehicles this
year, thereby progressing a heading position in a premium
battery-electric/plug-in hybrid segment. With sales of BMW i, BMW
iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles augmenting by 36.7% compared
to Jan final year, things are good on lane to grasp that target.
Worldwide, a sum of 7,155 business took smoothness of a reward BMW
Group electrified automobile in January. More than a entertain of all BMW
and MINI vehicles sole in Scandinavia were electrified. Other very
clever markets embody Great Britain/Ireland, where electrified
vehicles accounted for 11.1% of sum BMW and MINI sales and a USA,
where a suit of electrified sales was 5.2%.

 

Global BMW code sales increasing by 3.4% in the
initial month of 2018, with a sum of 148,400 vehicles delivered to
business worldwide. A accumulation of opposite models opposite the
portfolio contributed to this new all-time best January. The new BMW 5
Series sedan was once again a clever expansion driver, with tellurian sales
adult 39.6% (25,268). The success of a BMW 1 Series sedan in China
helped altogether tellurian BMW 1 Series sales boost by 26.4% while the
BMW X1 (22,185 / +10.6%) and a BMW X6 (3,128 / +5.8%) were a main
expansion drivers in a BMW X family, as prolongation of a new BMW X3
ramps adult by a second half of a year.

 

The MINI code achieved tellurian sales expansion of 7.0%,
with a smoothness of 20,929 vehicles to business in January. The
strongest expansion motorist was a MINI Countryman, that doubled its
sales compared to Jan final year. A sum of 6,022 business took
smoothness of this indication in a month, with one out of 7 choosing
a plug-in hybrid chronicle of a car.

 

After celebrating a new record sales year in 2017, BMW
Motorrad
has achieved a really successful start to a new
year. A sum of 8,455 BMW Motorrad business took smoothness of a new
motorcycle or maxi-scooter in January, an boost of 12.7% compared
to a same month final year.

 

BMW MINI sales in a regions/markets during a glance

The BMW Group achieved sales expansion in all 3 vital sales regions
in January, in line with a long-term process of offset sales around
a world.

 

 

* Provisional registration figures

 

 

BMW Group sales in Jan 2018 during a glance


 

*BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electric

 

 

 

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Telephone: +49 89 382 72200

 

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Telephone: +49 89 382-24544

 

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Email: presse@bmw.de

 

 

The BMW Group

 

With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 31 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in
some-more than 140 countries.

 

In 2017, a BMW Group sole over 2,463,500 newcomer vehicles and
some-more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in the
financial year 2016 was approximately € 9.67 billion on revenues
amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31 Dec 2016, a BMW Group
had a workforce of 124,729 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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