BMW Group reports top ever Sep sales

Posted on 30. Nov, 1999 by in BMW Canada

09.10.2012
BMW Group reports top ever Sep sales

177,716 vehicles sole in September, an boost of 11.6%
BMW code worldwide sales stand by 14.3%
Robertson: Well on march to grasp new sales record in 2012

Munich. The BMW Group gifted expansion in many regions around a universe in Sep and achieved another record month in sales. With 177,716 (prev. yr. 159,223) BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce code automobiles delivered worldwide, sales were 11.6% aloft than in a same month final year. It was also a best initial 9 months for a company, with sales adult 8.3% compared to a same duration final year. A sum of 1,335,502 BMW Group vehicles were delivered during this time (prev. yr. 1,232,619).

Ian Robertson, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing BMW: “We done plain gains in many of a markets final month and were once again means to grasp record sales in September, notwithstanding a formidable sourroundings in some European countries. Our models continue to perform good and we design to see serve healthy expansion in worldwide sales in a fourth quarter. We are good on march to achieving a new sales record for a whole year.”

BMW code worldwide sales climbed by 14.3% to 146,843 vehicles in a month underneath examination (prev. yr. 128,450). Demand for a BMW 1 Series was clever with 23,583 vehicles sole final month, an boost of 51.1% on a prior year (15,606). Over 150.000 units of a second era BMW 1 Series 5-Door Hatch have been delivered to business given a launch in mid-September final year. The BMW 3 Series achieved sales of 39,302 vehicles final month (prev. yr. 35,842/ +9.7%). Sales for a BMW 5 Series climbed 7.9% to 29,996 vehicles (prev. yr. 27,804). The BMW 6 Series some-more than tripled a sales with 2,426 vehicles delivered final month (prev. yr. 752/ +222.6%). The BMW X1 achieved strongly with 16,661 units sole in September, an boost of 32.9% (prev. yr. 12,536). Sales of a BMW X3 continued to be strong, climbing 20.0% to 13,616 vehicles (prev. yr. 11,346). Year-to-date, a code BMW has delivered 1,109,962 vehicles, an boost of 8.6% over a prior year (1,021,955).

MINI posted a best ever Sep sales with 30,562 vehicles delivered (prev. yr. 30,392/ +0.6%). The code has also had a many successful initial 9 months ever – in a duration adult to and including September, MINI sole 223,214 vehicles, an boost of 7.2% in worldwide sales compared to a same duration final year (208,223). Last month during a Paris Auto Salon, a association denounced a MINI Paceman. The MINI Paceman is a world’s initial Sports Activity Coupe in a reward compress shred and it expands a brand’s portfolio to 7 models. The MINI Paceman is approaching to yield serve movement for MINI when it arrives in a initial half of 2013.

Demand for Rolls-Royce engine cars remained plain with a tiny diminution of 4.7% year-to-date compared to 2011. The worldwide marketplace introduction of Phantom Series II in Sep and a intensity for seasonally clever fourth entertain sales causes Rolls-Royce to sojourn assured of another clever annual result.

BMW Motorrad achieved a new all-time sell high in Sep with 9,215 units (prev. yr.: 8,612 units/ +7.0%). Supplies of motorcycles and maxi scooters from Jan adult to and including Sep totaled 85,944 units (prev. yr.: 86,892 units / -1.1%). Husqvarna Motorcycles granted a sum of 7,355 vehicles (prev. yr.: 6,079 units / +21.0%) to a Husqvarna play network from Jan adult to and including September. Supplies in a month of Sep totaled 1,255 vehicles (prev. yr.: 1,351 units / -7.1%).

Markets:
The BMW Group reported plain gains in many markets final month and increasing sell volumes in a 3 largest markets, China, a US and Germany.

In Europe, BMW Group sales grew final month by 4.8% to 92,442 vehicles (prev. yr. 88,243). In a initial 9 months, BMW Group sales were somewhat above final year’s level, with a sum of 639,798 vehicles delivered (prev. yr. 635,013/ +0.8%). In Germany, BMW and MINI were a usually reward brands to make gains in September. A sum of 26,021 new BMW and MINI vehicles were purebred in Sep (prev. yr. 23,799/ +9.3%). The BMW code accounted for 22,009 registrations (prev. yr. 20,042/ +9.8%) and MINI for 4,012 registrations (prev. yr. 3,757/ +6.8%). Year-to-date, 211,870 BMW and MINI vehicles have been purebred in Germany (prev. yr. 220,054/ -3.7%). BMW Group sales in Russia climbed 48.5% in a month underneath examination to 3,985 vehicles (prev. yr. 2,683). Year-to-date, 28,084 vehicles have been delivered in Russia, an boost of 32.9% over a prior year (21,133).

In Asia, sales surged by 40.0% in Sep to 45,781 vehicles (prev. yr. 32,708). The BMW Group done clever gains in Asia in a initial 9 months of a year, with sales climbing 27.2% to 357,841 vehicles (prev. yr. 281,223). The association achieved unusually high expansion in Mainland China, that accounted for 29,631 deliveries in September, an boost of 59.4% over a same month in a prior year (18,588). Year-to-date, 237,056 BMW and MINI vehicles have been sole in Mainland China (prev. yr. 177,522) that reflects an boost of 33.5%. The BMW Group posted plain gains in other Asian markets in a initial 9 months of a year, including Japan (41,973/ +21.5%) and South Korea (24,541/ +18.5%)

In a Americas, a BMW Group delivered 34,050 vehicles in Sep (prev. yr. 32,772/ +3.9%). Since a commencement of a year, 290,888 vehicles were delivered to business in a Americas, that reflected an boost of +6.3% on a prior year (273,564). The BMW Group in a U.S. reported Sep sales of 26,660 vehicles (prev. yr. 25,749/ +3.5%). Year-to-date, a BMW Group is adult 7.1% on sales of 234,928 vehicles in a initial 9 months of 2012 compared to 219,314 in a same duration in 2011.

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

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The BMW Group is one of a many successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in a universe with a BMW, MINI, Husqvarna Motorcycles and Rolls-Royce brands. As a tellurian company, a BMW Group operates 29 prolongation and public comforts in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

In 2011, a BMW Group sole about 1.67 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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