BMW Group reports best Aug sales ever

Posted on 30. Nov, 1999 by in BMW Canada

07.09.2012
BMW Group reports best Aug sales ever

121,615 vehicles sole in August, an boost of 9.7%
Robertson: Further gains approaching in entrance months

Munich. With 121,615 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce code automobiles sole worldwide final month (+9.7%, prev. yr. 110,903 units), a BMW Group achieved a best-ever Aug sales result. Since a commencement of a year a BMW Group has delivered 1,157,777 vehicles worldwide, an boost of 7.9% compared with a initial 8 months of a prior year (1,073,396).

Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing BMW: “We achieved record sales once again in August. Models such as a BMW 1 and BMW 3 Series, a BMW X1 and X3, as good as a BMW 6 Series reported clever gains and done a certain grant to a record sales opening final month. We design serve gains in a entrance months and we are positively on lane to grasp a new sales record in 2012. We will continue to aim for a healthy change in sales between Europe, Asia and a Americas, in both mature and rising markets.”

BMW code worldwide sales augmenting by 8.3% in Aug to 102,730 vehicles (prev. yr. 94,893). From Jan to August, 963,110 BMW code vehicles were delivered, that was 7.8% aloft than for a same duration in a prior year (893,505). One of a categorical expansion drivers in Aug was a BMW 1 Series – sales surged to 14.565 units, an boost of 91.0% over a prior year (7,627). Solid gains were achieved by a BMW 3 Series Sedan with 20.951 (prev. yr. 18.069/ +15.9%) units sold. Sales of a BMW 5 Series augmenting by 3.7% to 23,337 vehicles (prev. yr. 22,515). The newly mutated BMW X1 had a successful start in a initial full month in Aug with 11.039 vehicles delivered, an boost of 33.4% over a same month final year (prev. yr. 8,274). The BMW X3 continued a sales movement with worldwide sales augmenting 7.6% to 9,817 units (prev. yr. 9,126) in August. Sales for a BMW X6 climbed 22.0% in a reported month to 3,430 vehicles (prev. yr. 2,811).
The BMW 6 Series stays a transparent personality in a shred with 1,747 vehicles delivered in August, an boost of 276.5% over a same month final year (prev. yr. 464).

MINI code sales climbed +18.5% to 18,671 vehicles worldwide in Aug (prev. yr. 15,762). MINI had an glorious month in many of a incomparable markets such as a U.S. (5,718/ +83.9%), Great Britain (1,503/ +24.4%) and China (1,877/ +61.5%). Sales for MINI have augmenting by 8.3% to 192,652 vehicles in a initial 8 months of 2012 (prev. yr. 177,831).
The MINI Countryman stays one of a pivotal expansion drivers with 63.817 vehicles sole given a commencement of a year, an boost of +22.9% over a same duration in 2011 (51,920).

Markets:
The BMW Group reported healthy gains in many of a markets final month.

In Asia, sales surged by 29.6% in Aug to 37,994 vehicles (prev. yr. 29,311). The BMW Group done clever gains in Asia in a initial 8 months of a year, with sales climbing by 25.6% to 312,052 vehicles (prev. yr. 248,515). Mainland China accounted for 25,377 deliveries in August, an boost of 37.5% over a same month in a prior year (18,462). Year-to-date, 207,425 BMW and MINI vehicles have been sole in Mainland China (prev. yr. 158,934) that reflects an boost of 30.5%.

In Europe, BMW Group sales grew final month by 5.0% to 49,349 vehicles (prev. yr. 47,021). In a initial 8 months, BMW Group sales were somewhat over final year’s level, with a sum of 547,355 vehicles delivered (prev. yr. 546,770/ +0.1%). The new BMW 3 Series Touring, that accounts for dual thirds of BMW 3 Series registrations in Germany, is approaching to move serve movement to sales in European markets with a launch this month.

In a Americas, a BMW Group delivered 29,142 vehicles in Aug (prev. yr. 29,916/ -2.6%). Since a commencement of a year, 256,838 vehicles were delivered to business in a Americas, that reflected an boost of +6.7% on a prior year (240,792). The BMW Group in a U.S. reported Aug sales of 22,553 vehicles (prev. yr. 23,924/ -5.7%). Year-to-date, a BMW Group is adult 7.6% on sales of 208,268 vehicles in a initial 8 months of 2012 compared to 193,565 in a same duration in 2011. Sales in a U.S. are approaching to accelerate in a entrance months with a launch of a new BMW 3 Series with xDrive and a BMW X1 this month.

In a energetic immature markets of Russia (3,230 units / +27.2%), South Korea (2,766 units / +28.4% and Turkey (1,507 / +68.2%), BMW Group sales continued to be clever in August.

With 7,400 units, BMW Motorrad granted some-more vehicles than ever before in a month of August. 11.3 % some-more vehicles were handed over to business than in Aug 2011 (6,564). From Jan adult to and including Aug 2012, BMW Motorrad granted 76,729 (prev.yr. 78,280 units / -2.0 %) motorcycles and maxi scooters to a customers. Husqvarna Motorcycles granted a sum of 6,101 vehicles (prev.yr. 4,729 units / +29.0 %) to a Husqvarna play network adult to and including Aug 2012. Supplies in a month of Aug totaled 372 vehicles (prev.yr. 335 units / +11%).

BMW Group sales in/up to Aug 2012 during a glance

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In 2011, a BMW Group sole about1.67 million cars and some-more than 113,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for a financial year 2011 was euro 7.38 billion on revenues amounting to euro 68.82 billion. At 31 Dec 2011, a BMW Group had a workforce of approximately 100,000 employees.

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