Statements BMW Group Press Conference Shanghai Auto Show 2019

Posted on 16. Apr, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Jochen Goller

President and CEO of BMW Group Region China.

Good morning and welcome!
As we would pattern from a BMW
Group, we are going to see a genuine firework of new products. To start
with, we have a all-new BMW 3 Series standard
wheel-base, celebrating a China premiere today. The 3 Series has a
special definition to us: It embodies pristine sportiness. And it was also
a initial indication to be constructed in China in 2003. The 3 Series legacy
is closely tied to a success in this market.

Today China truly stands for fast mutation and technological
advancement. That’s because a largest RD footprint outward of
Germany, is right here in China. Guided by a new China Strategy, we
concentration on 4 aspects of destiny mobility – autonomous, connected,
electrified and services. That enables us to unleash a full
intensity of this rarely energetic market. 

Our association is in a midst of a strongest product descent ever,
and we can already see a certain impact: BMW Group China achieved a
year-on-year enlargement of 10% in a initial Quarter.

Localization is one pivotal motorist of this performance.

Very soon, we will start prolongation of a all-new 3 Series in
Shenyang, charity both customary and long-wheelbase models. Driven by
a launch of new products, a good movement will continue in the
entrance months. And now let’s get started. Please acquire Pieter Nota!

Pieter Nota

Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG.

Customer, Brands, Sales
 

Good morning!
Since April, a brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce
have been joined as one multiplication in a company. we am anxious to lead
these 3 sparkling and romantic brands.

We’re unapproachable to applaud a universe premiere of a new MINI
Clubman
here in Shanghai. To tell we more, greatfully welcome
Bernd Koerber, a new Senior Vice President of MINI.

Bernd Koerber

Senior Vice President MINI.

More than ever before, a MINI Clubman embodies pushing fun and
particular impression in a class. Its judgment with 4 doors and a two
separate doors during a behind continues to be unique. Building on that
success, it now has a new front and behind appearance: A uninformed pattern of
a grille, new LED headlights and a behind lights in Union Jack
design. The interior advantages from a new MINI Yours package. And
business can suffer modernized digital services from MINI Connected.

MINI is all about tension and 2019 will be an well-developed year for
a brand! This year is MINIs 60th birthday, that we are celebrating
with a rarely appealing pattern model. This MINI 60 Years Edition is
accessible as a 3-door and a 5-door. You can perspective them during a MINI
stand. we wish to see we there!

Timo Resch

Vice President Sales and Marketing BMW Motorrad.

BMW Motorrad is still flourishing strongly in China.

Last year a sales increasing by 36 percent here.

A large “thank you” to a Chinese customers!

And this considerable bike will supplement to that momentum.

The BMW S 1000 RR made a code with its
superb dynamics when it was launched a decade ago. And it still
dominates a segment. For a all-new 2019 “Double R” a idea was
simple: “Make it even better”.

And we did only that: It is adult to 14.5 kg lighter. The assistant
systems make it easy to control – on open roads and also on a race
track. And a new engine with BMW ShiftCam Technology creates this new
Double R a many absolute bike we ever built. And, we’ve total the
energy of M with Motorrad: This is a initial motorcycle to underline an M
package and M Performance tools such as CO twine wheels, an M
competition chair and many more.

Let’s stay with a energy of “M” and it’s behind to Pieter Nota with
some good new cars. Thank you.

Pieter Nota

Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG.

Customer, Brands, Sales.

Here they are!
The universe premiere of dual cars BMW M fans all
over a universe have been watchful for. Our X models accounted for
around 40 percent of tellurian BMW sales in 2018. So I’m really confident
that a enlargement of a high-performance choice with the
BMW X3 M (fuel expenditure combined: 10.5 l/100 km;
CO2 emissions combined: 239 g/km) BMW X4 M (fuel
expenditure combined: 10.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions
combined: 239 g/km) will be a good success.

Both of them underline a many absolute straight-six petrol engine of
any M indication ever. We’re articulate about 510 horsepower. And around 4.1
seconds from 0 to a hundred in these Competition models here. Add
to that power: M standard dynamics, lively and precision.

And now Ladies and Gentlemen:

The universe premiere of a all-new BMW 3 Series Long
Wheelbase
– combined exclusively for Chinese customers!

Every third BMW 3 Series is sole right here in China and eighty
percent are prolonged wheelbase models. Chinese and German engineers worked
together to rise a new BMW 3 Series Long Wheelbase. More than
ever, we focused on surpassing Chinese customers’ wishes. We combined
a superb pattern of a BMW 3 Series with a many inexhaustible and
gentle interior in a class. Let’s take a closer look. The
BMW 325 Li offers best-in-class roominess interjection to
a wheelbase that is 11 cm longer, as good as China specific comfort
features, such as additional soothing headrests.

It also premieres BMW’s new intelligent digital impression – a BMW
Intelligent Personal Assistant
– in a Chinese version.
With a Intelligent Personal Assistant, we offer cutting-edge
synthetic comprehension record to make a customers’ lives
easier. To denote this and other digital features, we am delighted
that one of a comparison instructors here in China is with us today.

Vin Dong, a theatre is yours.

Vin Dong

Senior Instructor BMW China.

Demonstration BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant

Pieter Nota

Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG.

Customer, Brands, Sales.

In a nutshell:
Future mobility during a BMW Group is sustainable,
connected and autonomous. The BMW iNEXT will take
particular mobility to a whole new turn in 2021. You can already take
a closer demeanour during a Vision iNext here on a stand.
It combines
many destiny technologies. Of course, it’s fully-electric, with a range
of over 600 kilometres.

It offers full connectivity, as good as a launch of
highly-automated pushing capabilities and a totally new
interpretation of interior space – we call it “my favourite space”.
This opens a whole new section for a BMW Group. Technologies from
a iNEXT will be eliminated to a whole indication line-up.

Being mobile will continue to be a large partial of a lives.

And we am really certain that China will play a heading purpose in this new
epoch of mobility.

Thank we and Xie Xie.

 

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