BMW Group reports 10.8% sales boost in May
BMW code volumes adult 12.3%
MINI 2.7% higher
Munich. The BMW Group continues a ceiling trend in sales: The association increasing tellurian sales of a 3 reward vehicle brands, BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, by 10.8% (120,843 / prev. yr. 109,049) in May. Deliveries for a year to a finish of May climbed 13.3% to 552,864 vehicles (prev. yr. 487,914).
Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing: The sales trend stays certain we reported healthy double-digit expansion once again in May. Thanks to a countless new models, such as a BMW 5 Series and a BMW X1, we are on march to say a position as a worlds heading manufacturer of reward vehicles via 2010.
The BMW code sole 101,775 units (prev. yr. 90,649) worldwide final month an boost of 12.3%. For a year to a finish of May, sales were 14.1% aloft than a prior years figure (408,377) during 466,087 vehicles. The models with a strongest expansion in a month underneath examination were theBMW7Series, with an boost of 33.6% (4,501 / prev. yr. 3,370), and a new BMW 5 Series Sedan, with an boost of 13.1% (13,716 / prev. yr. 12,131). The latest BMW 5 Series Touring will come onto a marketplace in a autumn and is set to give sales a serve boost, generally in Europe. The BMW 3 Series (+6.9% / 35,398), a BMW Z4 (+10.9% / 2,624) and X6 (+3,3% /3,743) models also done gains in May. Yesterday, 8 June, noted another miracle for a BMW X5, as a one millionth BMW X5 left a prolongation plant of a US site in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This successful model, now in a second generation, has been in prolongation given 1999 and stays a transparent marketplace personality in a reward off/on roader segment. Following a new indication overhaul, a BMW X5 is now accessible with new, some-more powerful, even some-more careful engines.
With 18,848 (prev. yr. 18,349) sales worldwide in May, MINI code volumes were 2.7% higher. The MINI Clubman was purchased by 7.7% (3,624 / prev. yr. 3,366) some-more business than in a same duration final year. MINIs traditionally best-selling Hatch versions also done gains in May. The 12,298 deliveries (prev. yr. 11,930) of this indication paint an boost of 3.1%.
The association once again done clever gains in a rising BRIC countries. China was one of a transparent leaders also among a Asian expansion markets. The BMW Group sole some-more than twice as many BMW and MINI vehicles here than final May, with an boost of 107.3% (13,998 / prev. yr. 6,752). Strong expansion was also reported in Europes pivotal high-volume markets: For example, deliveries climbed 44.6% (6,251 / prev. yr. 4,323) in France; 28.1% (10,965 / prev. yr. 8,557) in U.K/Ireland; and 29.4% in Spain (3,995 / prev. yr. 3,087).
The new Rolls-Royce Ghost, that assimilated a indication operation in Dec of final year, continues to expostulate a Rolls-Royce brands rarely energetic growth, with 220 (prev. yr. 51) automobiles sole in May. As such, sales grew some-more than 4 overlay (+331.4%) compared to a same duration final year. The series of Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered to a finish of May increasing by 145.7% to 678 (prev. yr. 276) vehicles. Ian Robertson: The new Ghost has been really good perceived by business all over a world. With this new model, we aim to double sum Rolls-Royce sales this year.
BMW Motorrad once again achieved a estimable boost in sales in May and continues on a successful course. Despite a stability clever decrease in a tellurian motorcycle marketplace in a shred over 500cc, sales in May climbed 19.3% to strech a sum of 12,139 (prev. yr. 10,172) units. For a year to a finish of May, BMW Motorrad reported sales expansion of 20.9% to 45,431 (prev. yr. 37,570) units. The durability bang during BMW Motorrad can be attributed to a extended operation of appealing products. With 3,705 (prev. yr. 2,766 / +33.9%) deliveries in May a R 1200 GS / GS Adventure indication with a new Boxer engine stays a best-selling product in a BMW motorcycle portfolio. Alongside a other R Series Boxer motorcycles, a F and K Series models are also in clever demand. Sales of a S 1000 RR continue to perform well: 5,236 (in May 1,345) units of BMWs initial Supersport motorcycle have already been delivered to business worldwide in a year to a finish of May.
BMW Group sales in/up to May 2010 during a glance
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