BMW Group stays world’s Number One reward automotive company

Posted on 12. Jan, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The BMW Group achieved a best-ever annual
sales in 2017, a seventh uninterrupted year it has achieved a new
annual record. This success was widespread via a association with
both BMW and MINI brands achieving new all-time high figures. BMW M
and BMW i also achieved record sales, as did BMW Motorrad. With this
sales result, a BMW Group reconfirms a position as a world’s
heading reward automotive company.


Record sales for BMW

The company’s core BMW code achieved a new all-time sales high,
flourishing sales by 4.2% opposite a year, to sum 2,088,283. BMW X
vehicles continued to be poignant expansion drivers with sales of X
vehicles adult 9.6% compared to a prior year, notwithstanding limited
accessibility of a BMW X3 due to a introduction of a new
era in November. The BMW 5 Series limousine, that underwent a
indication change during 2017, achieved expansion of 55.2% (30,359) in
December, with sales of a world’s heading reward business sedan up
6.3% (291,856) in a full year. Other models that contributed to the
brand’s expansion in 2017 embody a BMW 1 Series (201,968 / +14.7%),
and a BMW 7 Series (64,311 / +4.5%).


“We are gay with these new record sales figures, that meant the
BMW Group, with a 3 reward automotive brands BMW, MINI and
Rolls-Royce, stays a world’s heading reward automotive company,”
commented Ian Robertson, until 31 Dec 2017 BMW AG residence member
obliged for Sales and Brand BMW. “We have continued to increase
sales notwithstanding headwinds in some vital markets and model-changeovers of
several of a many poignant vehicles. This demonstrates a high
appropriateness of a brands and products, trimming from a i3 to the
M5* and from a BMW 1 Series to a BMW 7 Series. We clearly achieved
a aim of offered over 100,000 electrified vehicles in a single
calendar year and are gay that, following a indication changeover,
a BMW 5 Series returned to a position as shred personality in the
final months of 2017,” Robertson continued.


(*: BMW M5: fuel expenditure combined:10,5l/100 km; CO2 emissions
combined: 241 g/km. Fuel expenditure and CO2 sum were calculated
as per a EU exam cycle and might change depending on a tyre format).


Pieter Nota, who on 1 Jan 2018 succeeded Robertson on a board
of BMW AG, combined “I am assured BMW sales will continue to grow
during 2018, while we also say a concentration on profitability.
Increased accessibility of BMW X models and a ongoing model
offensive, that includes a launches of code new models this year
such as a BMW X2 and a BMW 8 Series, will safeguard we move even
some-more business to a BMW code in 2018.”


Target exceeded: over 100,000 electrified vehicles sole in
2017. BMW Group’s heading purpose in reward electro-mobility confirmed

In December, a BMW Group distinguished smoothness of a 100,000th
electrified car sole in 2017. In total, 103,080 electrified
vehicles were delivered to business during a year; this boost of
65.6% underscores a company’s heading position in electro-mobility.
The BMW Group sole some-more electrified vehicles in Europe than any other
reward manufacturer in 2017 and a company’s position on a world
marketplace is also intensely strong. Four years after a launch, sales of
a BMW i3 grew in 2017 by 23.3% to sum 31,482 worldwide. The
plug-in hybrid BMW iPerformance vehicles also continue to grow in
popularity, with sales roughly doubling to sum 63,605. Launched in
Jun 2017, a MINI Countryman plug-in hybrid also done a significant
grant to boosting a BMW Group’s electrified sales, with a
sum of 5,799 delivered to business around a world. The BMW Group
is awaiting clever double-digit expansion in electrified car sales
in 2018. By a finish of 2019, a association aims to have during slightest half a
million electrified BMW Group vehicles on a road.


Powerful expansion during BMW M GmbH

BMW’s high-performance BMW M vehicles achieved record sales in 2017.
Deliveries of BMW M and BMW M Performance vehicles increasing by 19.1%
compared to a prior year, with altogether sales commanding 80,000 for
a initial time ever. In a initial full year on a market, a BMW M2
(fuel expenditure combined: 8.5-7.9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined:
199-185 g/km. Fuel expenditure and CO2 sum were distributed as per
a EU exam cycle and might change depending on a tyre format.) was the
strongest expansion driver, with sum sales of 12,293. The BMW M
Performance variants of a new BMW 5 Series also contributed strongly
to a boost in sales. With a launch of a new BMW M5 in in the
spring, BMW M’s absolute success story looks set to continue in 2018.


All-time-best sales sum for MINI

The MINI code altogether achieved a new sales record in 2017 with
371,881 vehicles delivered to business around a world, an increase
of 3.2% on a prior year. The new MINI Countryman saw a burst in
sales of 30.0% (84,441). Another poignant writer to the
brand’s sales success was a MINI Convertible, that grew sales 12.0%
(33,317). “We are gay that with a new code strategy, we have
achieved a new sales record. The concentration of a MINI portfolio on fewer
though some-more characterful models was finished with a launch of a new
MINI Countryman final year,” settled Peter Schwarzenbauer, Member of the
BMW AG Board of Management obliged for MINI, Rolls-Royce, BMW
Motorrad. “The Countryman contributed significantly to MINI’s growth
in 2017 and a initial MINI plug-in hybrid also achieved excellent
results. we am certain that this success will continue into 2018, with the
launch from Mar of a new MINI 3 and 5 door, as good as a MINI
Convertible, ancillary a brand’s serve growth,” he continued.



The Goodwood-based oppulance residence delivered 3,362 units (-16.2%) to
business in roughly 50 countries during 2017. This outcome was achieved
notwithstanding a deficiency of Phantom from a marketplace due to model-changeover
and opposite a backdrop of unsettled marketplace conditions in a important
Middle East market. New Phantom was denounced in Jul to unprecedented
worldwide commend by media and impending business comparison and has a
clever sequence book. First patron Phantoms are due to be delivered in
Jan 2018.


BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad achieved a seventh uninterrupted record year, with more
motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to business than ever before.
Sales opposite a operation increasing by 13.2% with a sum of 164,153
units delivered worldwide – a ever- renouned GS models were
quite clever expansion drivers. A sum of 14 new and updated
models in a range, including additions to a R nineT family and the
attractively labelled G 310 R and G 310 GS also helped expostulate BMW
Motorrad to a many successful sales year ever.



BMW MINI sales in a markets / regions during a glance

The BMW Group maintains a concentration on offset sales around a world.


Asia was a company’s categorical expansion motorist in 2017
with China a many poignant contributor. BMW and MINI sales in
Mainland China, a company’s largest market, increasing by 15.1%
(594,388) in 2017. This boost was achieved notwithstanding a model
changeover of a BMW 5 Series.


Europe confirmed sales of BMW and MINI vehicles at
a same intensely high turn as a prior year, with a sum of
1,100,975 (+0.9%) vehicles delivered to business in a region,
notwithstanding poignant headwinds in a critical UK market.


The Americas available a slight diminution in
deliveries opposite a whole year (450,020/-2.0%) with a limited
accessibility of BMW X models impacting on sales.



* Provisional registration figures




BMW Group sales in Dec and full-year 2017 during a glance


* BMW M, BMW M Performance

**BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electric




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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 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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