Record initial entertain for BMW Group sales

Posted on 14. Apr, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The BMW Group has achieved
a best ever first-quarter sales with a sum of 604,629 BMW, MINI
and Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered to customers, an boost of 3.0%
on final year and a initial time a association has sole over 600,000
vehicles this early in a year. Mar 2018 was a company’s
best-ever singular month for sales, with a sum of 256,162 (+0.5%)
vehicles delivered. BMW Group sales in Mar were somewhat influenced by
a sandstorm, that has behind shipping of around 5,000 cars awaiting
heading ride from a German pier of Cuxhaven. As a conditions at
a pier is still being assessed, it is expected that a Apr sales
outcome will also be marginally influenced by this incident.

 

“The record sales achieved in a initial entertain of this year are just
a start of what I’m certain will be another successful year, with the
categorical impact of a stream indication pull entrance after in a year,” said
Pieter Nota, Member of a Board of Management of
BMW AG obliged for Sales and Brand BMW. “All vital sales regions
achieved first-quarter growth, notwithstanding ongoing headwinds in some
poignant markets. We are also gratified to see augmenting customer
direct for a electrified vehicles around a world, with sales in
this fast flourishing area adult 38.3% in a initial 3 months of the
year,” Nota continued.

 

Those worldwide sales of 26,858 electrified BMW and
MINI vehicles endorse a BMW Group’s position as a heading global
provider of reward electrified mobility and keep a association on track
to grasp a aim of delivering during slightest 140,000 electrified
models in 2018. First-quarter sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and
MINI Electric vehicles leapt 78.0% in a USA, a company’s largest
singular marketplace for electrified vehicles. With a sum of 5,743 vehicles
delivered in a initial 3 months of a year, 6.8% of all BMW Group
sales in USA were electrified. A identical suit was achieved in
a UK Ireland, where a 23.3% boost in electrified sales
resulted in 4,148 patron deliveries. Meanwhile in Scandinavia, one
in 4 BMW Group vehicles delivered in a initial 3 months of the
year was electrified.

 

The BMW code achieved a best-ever first-quarter
sales result, with a sum of 517,447 vehicles delivered to customers
around a world, an boost of 2.8% compared with a same period
final year. All vital sales regions contributed to this growth. A range
of models contributed to expansion in a year-to-date, including a BMW
1 Series (53,727 / +27.8%), a BMW X1 (77,296 / +17.0%) and a BMW 5
Series (94,733 / +13.5%), creation it a best-ever initial entertain for
a 5 Series.

 

The initial entertain of a year has also been really successful for
MINI, with a code achieving aloft sales results
than ever before in a initial 3 months (86,375 / +4.0%). “MINI has
once again achieved good expansion in a initial entertain of a year and
with a marketplace launch of a rested MINI and MINI Convertible in
March, we’re awaiting increasing movement as a year progresses,”
pronounced Peter Schwarzenbauer, BMW AG Management Board
member obliged for MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad. “From now
on, a business can suffer a serve softened product charity for
a core MINI models, that together comment for only underneath dual thirds
of MINI code sales,” he continued.

 

Sales of Rolls-Royce engine cars in a initial quarter
of 2018 were adult 10.1% year‑on-year. Demand for Rolls‑Royce models
stays strong worldwide, nonetheless market conditions in a Middle
East sojourn unsettled. First patron deliveries of a flagship
Phantom were done in Jan and a apex indication has a clever order
book via a year. The association is scheming for a launch of
a recently-named Rolls-Royce Cullinan.

 

BMW Motorrad sales also achieved a new record in the
initial entertain with a sum of 35,858 (+0.6%) reward motorcycles or
maxi-scooters delivered to business so distant this year.

 

BMW MINI sales in a regions/markets during a glance

All 3 vital sales regions contributed to a BMW Group’s increase
in sales, notwithstanding headwinds in some poignant markets.

 

*Provisional registration figures

 

 

 

BMW Group sales in/ytd Mar 2018 during a glance


 

*BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electric

 

 

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Corporate Communications

 

Emma Begley, Business and Finance Communications

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

 

Glenn Schmidt, Head of Business and Finance Communications

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

 

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Email: presse@bmw.de

 

 

 

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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