Most successful May ever for BMW Group sales + + Solid double-digit expansion opposite Europe, America and Asia

Posted on 30. Nov, 1999 by in BMW Canada

08.06.2011
BMW Group increases sales by 22.1% in May

Most successful May ever for BMW Group sales
Solid double-digit expansion opposite Europe, America and Asia

Munich. The BMW Group is good on a approach to a record year with another all-time sales high for a month of May. A sum of 147,563 BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce code vehicles were delivered to business (prev. yr. 120,850/ +22.1%). Deliveries for a year to a finish of May climbed 20.7% to 667,511 vehicles (prev. yr. 552,866).

Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing: “This was a many successful May a association has ever reported in sales. Our immature car portfolio continues to perform strongly and we are saying healthy offset expansion worldwide. There is a clever direct for BMW X vehicles and a BMW 5 Series, that has serve strengthened a position as shred leader. Robertson added: “We are looking brazen to even some-more movement during a finish of a year with a Sep launch of a new BMW 1 Series in Europe. We are good on march to say a position as a world’s heading manufacturer of reward vehicles via 2011.”

The BMW Group done clever sell gains opposite a globe, driven by a 3 many critical markets Germany, USA and China. In a German marketplace 29,372 (prev.yr. 22,993/ +27.7%) BMW Group vehicles were purebred in May. Sales continued to boost in a U.S. with a smoothness of 26,452 (prev. yr. 22,092/ +19.7%) vehicles in May. In Mainland China, 21,150 business took smoothness of a new BMW Group car (prev. yr. 13,998 units/ +51.1%). Solid double-digit expansion was also reported by a Group in all vital European markets in May, as good as in a supposed BRIKT markets: Brazil (+57.3%), Russia (58.3%), India (+160.9%), Korea (+49.1%) and Turkey (130.2%).

Regarding a particular brands: BMW code volumes increasing by 19% in May to 121,168 vehicles (prev. yr. 101,781). Sales of BMW code vehicles were 19.2% aloft than a prior year during 555,429 units (466,088) during a finish of May.

The new BMW X3 continued to perform strongly in May with 10,182 units sole (prev. yr. 4,371/ +132.9%) and a BMW 5 Series solidified a position as a shred personality with sum sales of 26,457 vehicles (prev. yr. 16,186/ +63.5%).

The MINI code also had a really successful May. Sales climbed to 26,104 vehicles (prev. yr. 18,849) – an boost of 38.5% over a same duration final year. The series of MINI vehicles by May rose this year to 110,802 (prev. yr. 86,100/ +28.7%) vehicles. The MINI Countryman has now been launched in all markets and is approaching to boost MINI to a record sales year in 2011.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars saw postulated sales expansion in all markets during a period.

BMW Motorrad: Global sales rose by 3.5% to 12,568 units in May. Worldwide a sum of 48.749 BMW motorcycles were delivered to business in a year to a finish of May 2011. This represents an boost of 7.3% year-on-year. The strongest marketplace for BMW Motorrad is Germany with 9,496 deliveries (prev. yr. 7,240 / +31.1%) per Mai.
Husqvarna Motorcycles delivered 3,080 motorcycles (-4.6%) in a initial 5 months of a year. 537 motorcycles were delivered in May (-59,5%).

BMW Group sales in/up to May 2011 during a glance

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The BMW Group

With a 3 brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce a BMW Group is one of a worlds many successful reward manufacturers of cars and motorcycles. It operates internationally with 24 prolongation sites in 13 countries and a tellurian sales network with illustration in some-more than 140 countries.

During a financial year 2010, a BMW Group sole 1.46 million cars and some-more than 110,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for 2010 was euro 4.8 billion on revenues amounting to euro 60.5 billion. At 31 Dec 2010, a BMW Group had a workforce of approximately 95,500 employees.

Long-term meditative and obliged movement have prolonged been a substructure of a BMW Groups success. Striving for ecological and amicable sustainability along a whole value-added chain, holding full shortcoming for a products and giving an undeniable joining to preserving resources are primary objectives resolutely embedded in a corporate strategies. For these reasons, a BMW Group has been zone personality in a Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for a final 6 years.

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