BMW Group: Positive sales trend continues in May

Posted on 14. Jun, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The BMW Group continued a certain sales
trend of a past months, with sales in May totalling 208,447
vehicles, a 5.1% boost year-on-year. With a 3 reward brands,
BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, a BMW Group sole 988,185 vehicles in the
initial 5 months, adult 5.7%.


“Customers around a universe are vehement by a innovative, new
products,” commented Dr Ian Robertson, BMW AG Management Board Member
obliged for Sales and Brand BMW. “In May, we once again achieved
sustainable, essential expansion opposite a 3 reward automotive
brands, as good as during BMW Motorrad,” he continued. “Growth during BMW has
been in partial driven by a expanding electrified operation – sales of
these vehicles have risen over 80% in a initial 5 months. With
8 models, a BMW Group offers a business a broadest operation of
electrified reward vehicles accessible on a marketplace today.”


BMW code sales in a initial 5 months increasing by
6.0% compared with a same duration final year, to 845,147 units. This
expansion is quite attributable to a good sales total of the
BMW X family, with a BMW X1 as a many popular: By a finish of May,
113,367 BMW X1 were delivered. This reflects a expansion of 47.0%
compared to a same duration final year. Sales of a BMW X3 increased
by 8.9% (67,490), while those of a BMW X5 were adult 11.1% (73,418).
The flagship BMW 7 Series continues to be really renouned among customers
worldwide: 26,292 vehicles were delivered in a initial 5 months,
37.3% some-more than a before year.


Customer direct for automobiles with choice expostulate trains
continues to develop in an intensely energetic way: Sales of BMW
and BMW iPerformance models increasing by
73.4% in May (7,336 vehicles). Year-to-date deliveries of electrified
models reached 33,221, adult 80.6%. Among other factors, this strong
expansion is driven by a BMW 530e iPerformance, that has been
accessible given March. Beginning in late June, a MINI Cooper SE
Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid will enhance a product choice of
electrified vehicles.


Sales of a MINI brand continue to uncover stable
growth: 141,767 vehicles were delivered in a initial 5 months of
a year, an boost of 3.8%. The categorical expansion drivers here sojourn the
MINI Cabrio with 14,373 units sole (up 52.3%) and a MINI Clubman
with 23,899 vehicles sole (+13.3%) in a initial 5 months of the
year. The MINI Countryman, that had a marketplace launch in March, also
contributed to a certain trend with 7,035 vehicles sole in May (up 26.4%).


After an glorious start to a year, BMW Motorrad
has grown invariably and steadily. In May, 17,578
motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered to customers, an increase
of 15.8% compared with a same month final year. In a initial five
months of a year, sales during BMW Motorrad were adult by 8.2% (71,129).
Within a BMW Motorrad indication line-up, a rarely emotive R nineT
family has continued to minister decisively to this growth,
alongside high direct for a GS models.


sales in a regions
/markets during a peek

Europe is a largest sales marketplace for BMW and MINI, with 446,050
deliveries in a initial 5 months of a year (up 3.1%).

The certain trend in BMW Group worldwide sales given a start of
a year is also due to a flourishing marketplace in Asia. Unusually strong
sales growth, with a year-to-date boost of 19.9%, was seen in China
(242,683). In May, deliveries there increasing by 27.1% (50,986 units).
This is mostly due to full accessibility of a BMW X1 and the
recognition of a new BMW 1 Series sedan, that is produced
exclusively for a Chinese market.

Sales in a Americas were significantly shabby by a declining
marketplace in a United States. By a finish of May, 174,570 vehicles were
delivered to business (down by 3.1%). The sales total in Mexico and
Latin America grown really positively, with expansion of 17.3% to
14,558 vehicles.





BMW Group sales in/ytd May 2017 during a glance




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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.
As a tellurian company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than
140 countries.


In 2016, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.367 million cars and
145,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation 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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