BMW Group achieves best sales month ever

Posted on 12. Apr, 2016 by in BMW Canada

BMW delivers over 200,000 vehicles for initial time in singular month

MINI achieves all-time record monthly sales

BMW Group sales grow 3.5% in Mar to sum 240,659

Year-to-date sales sum 557,605, adult 5.9%

First 3 months’ sales in Europe adult 9.5%; Asia +10.0%

BMW Motorrad sales grasp new monthly record

 

 

Munich. March 2016 saw a BMW Group sell more
vehicles than in any other singular month in a company’s 100 year
history. A sum of 240,659 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were
handed over to business around a world, an boost of 3.5% on the
same month final year. In a initial 3 months of a year, sales
increasing 5.9%, totalling 557,605 vehicles.

 

“March 2016 has been a best singular month ever for BMW Group sales
and I’m gay to see that a innovative product operation is enabling
us to grasp ongoing, tolerable and essential growth,” pronounced Dr Ian
Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG obliged for
sales and selling BMW. “Globally, we am assured that we will see
this certain trend continue by a year,” he added.

 

For a initial time ever, sales of BMW code vehicles
surfaced a 200,000 symbol in a singular month. A sum of 201,352 BMWs
were handed over to business in March, an boost of 2.9% on the
really high sales of a same month final year. The code also achieved
record sales for a initial 3 months of a year, with a sum of
478,743 vehicles delivered (+6.0%). The expansion in sales is spread
via a brand’s indication range. For example, in a initial three
months of a year, sales of a BMW 2 Series grew 56.3% compared with
a same duration final year, totalling 43,657 units. Sales of a BMW X1
are adult 67.7% on a initial entertain of final year, with sum sales of
51,002 units. The X3 achieved a sales boost of 27.2% (38,719 units)
while sales of a X6 rose 15.1% (11,043 units). The brand’s flagship
model, a new BMW 7 Series, was handed over to a sum of 10,588
business in a initial 3 months of 2016, an boost of 20.3% on
a same duration final year.

A sum of 5,128 BMW i electric vehicles have been delivered to
business worldwide in a year-to-date, with 2,255 of those delivered
in March.

 

MINI sales were aloft in Mar 2016 than in any
prior singular month in a brand’s history. A sum of 39,061 units
were delivered to business worldwide, an boost of 6.6% compared
with a same month final year. In a initial entertain of 2016, MINI
sales also achieved a new record high with 78,311 units delivered, an
boost of 5.4% on final year. “Customers around a universe are
responding to a appealing new models we have in a line-up, as is
proven by a record sales,” pronounced Peter Schwarzenbauer, BMW AG
Management Board member obliged for MINI, BMW Motorrad and
Rolls-Royce. “The recently launched MINI Clubman in sole is
attracting new customers, with a sum of over 12,000 sole so distant this
year,” he added.

 

Following a second top annual sales record in a brand’s
112-year story in 2015, during a initial entertain of 2016
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars focused on a substantial
preparations for a start of prolongation of a new Dawn Drophead
Coupé. First patron deliveries of Dawn will take place in a second
quarter, with pre-orders violation all prior records. During the
initial 3 months of a year, 551 Rolls-Royce engine cars were
delivered to customers, a diminution of 29.4% compared with a same
duration final year. The high direct for Dawn has necessitated a
rebalancing of prolongation resources within Rolls-Royce’s Goodwood-based
prolongation plant, impacting on Q1 prolongation capacity. Rolls-Royce
continues to essay for long-term tolerable growth.

 

BMW and MINI saw their certain sales trend in
Europe continue, with deliveries in a initial three
months totalling 256,973 units, an boost of 9.5% compared with the
initial entertain of final year. Many markets in a segment achieved sales
growth, with double-digit increases available in several markets
including a UK (59,121 / +10.6%), France (20,811 / +10.7%) and Spain
(13,839 / +22.7%).

 

Deliveries of BMW and MINI vehicles in Asia
increasing by 10.0% compared with a initial entertain of final year, with
a sum of 182,982 units delivered to business in a region. In
Mainland China, deliveries rose 10.5% (127,105), sales in South Korea
increasing 15.0% (14,465) and deliveries in Japan climbed 8.9% (18,668).

 

In a Americas, year-to-date sales of BMW and MINI
vehicles are down 8.6%, with a sum of 100,081 units delivered to
customers. While sales totalling 81,452 in a USA were 10.8% down on
a same duration final year, deliveries in Canada rose 10.9% (8,751).


 

March was also an all-time record month for BMW
Motorrad
, with deliveries adult 3.5% (16,465). Around a world,
a sum of 33,788 BMW motorcycles and maxi-scooters have been
delivered to business so distant in 2016 (+7.7%).


 


BMW Group sales in / ytd Mar 2016 during a glance


 

 

 

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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 30 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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