BMW Group sales boost in October

Posted on 15. Nov, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The BMW Group has sole some-more cars in October
than ever before in a month, notwithstanding a stream challenging
mercantile and domestic situation. The association delivered 200,883
vehicles to business around a world, an boost of 1.7% on the
same month final year. That outcome brings a company’s year-to-date
sales sum to 2,035,695, adult 1.3% compared with a initial 10 months
of a prior year.

 

“In a rarely flighty environment, we have achieved solid sales
expansion both in Oct and a year to date,” pronounced Pieter
Nota
, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG responsible
for Sales and Brand BMW. “Our transparent concentration stays on essential growth
during this indeterminate period, generally in Europe, where the
marketplace continues to knowledge poignant pricing vigour following
a introduction of a new WLTP contrast procedure. Meanwhile sales of
a electrified vehicles are adult over 40% in a year to date. Around
each fifth BMW 5 Series sedan or BMW 2 Series Active Tourer sold
worldwide has a plug-in hybrid drivetrain, while a all-electric BMW
i3 stays really successful with sales adult over 10% in October,” Nota concluded.

 

October deliveries of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric
vehicles totalled 13,016 units worldwide, an boost of 38.4% on the
same month final year. Sales of BMW Group electrified
vehicles in a year to date sum 110,560 (+41.6%), nonetheless again
confirming a company’s position as a heading tellurian provider of
reward electrified mobility. Electrified vehicles play an
increasingly poignant purpose in altogether BMW Group sales: in October,
18.4% of BMW 5 Series sedan sales and 23.1% of BMW 2 Series Active
Tourer sales was a plug-in hybrid variant. The BMW i3, that has
achieved augmenting sales ever given it was launched in 2013, grew its
sales by 10.8% (3,158) in October. The association is awaiting to achieve
a aim of 140,000 electrified sales in 2018 and intends to achieve
sum electrified sales of over half a million by a finish of 2019. In
2025, a BMW Group will have during slightest 25 electrified vehicles in its
indication line-up, 12 of that will be fully-electric vehicles. At a end
of this month, a association will applaud a open universe premiere of
a hotly expected iNEXT Vision Vehicle during a Los Angeles Auto Show.

 

Sales of BMW code vehicles increasing both in
Oct and in a year-to-date, notwithstanding a ongoing sensitivity of the
European marketplace following a introduction of a new WLTP testing
procession during a commencement of September. Unlike many of its
competitors, a BMW Group implemented a mandate of a WLTP
regulations during an early stage, however a industry-wide change to the
new WLTP exam cycle has resulted in poignant supply distortions in
Europe and suddenly heated competition, given that numerous
aspirant models but WLTP acceptance were purebred before 1 September.

A sum of 1,737,348 BMW code vehicles were delivered to customers
in a initial 10 months of a year, an boost of 1.8%. In October,
sales grew 1.6% (171,131). The BMW X3 was a poignant expansion driver
in Oct with sales adult over 150% (20,573) interjection to significantly
increasing accessibility following start-of-production progressing this year
in South Africa and China, in further to a X3 vehicles built in
Spartanburg USA. Other vehicles that have contributed to a BMW
brand’s 1.8% expansion in a year to date embody a BMW 5 Series,
that has been delivered to 316,579 business around a universe so far
this year – an boost of 13.7%.

 

October saw sales during MINI boost by 2.1% (29,418)
with a MINI Countryman a brand’s biggest expansion motorist in the
month (8,536 / +13.8%). MINI sales in a year to date are slightly
down on final year’s turn (295,354 / -1.6%).

 

BMW Motorrad sales grew by 4.8% in October, with a
sum of 13,052 units delivered. Year to date, 139,845 (-0.3%)
business around a universe have taken smoothness of a new BMW Motorrad
motorcycle or maxi-scooter.

 

BMW MINI sales in a regions/markets

All 3 vital sales regions have contributed to a BMW Group’s
increasing sales in a year-to-date. Thanks to full accessibility of
stream BMW and MINI models in Europe, sales in a company’s home
segment have increasing in Oct and a year-to-date figure is during the
same high turn as final year. Deliveries in a Americas and in Asia
in a initial 10 months of a year uncover solid growth.

 

*Provisional registration figures

 

 

BMW Group sales in/ytd Oct 2018 during a glance


 

*BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electric

 

 

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Corporate Communications

 

Emma Begley, Corporate and Culture Communications

emma.begley@bmwgroup.com
, Telephone: +49 89
382 72200

 

Mathias Schmidt, Head of Corporate and Culture Communications

mathias.m.schmidt@bmwgroup.com
, Telephone: +49 89 382-24544

 

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Email: presse@bmwgroup.com

 

 

 

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.
The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 30 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries; a association 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 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 98.678 billion. As of 31 Dec 2017, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 129,932 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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