BMW Group reports best Oct sales ever
BMW code volumes adult 12.4%
Strong direct for MINI Countryman
BMW 7 Series beats prior models sales record
Munich. BMW Group sales available double-digit expansion once again in October. With 128,593 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce code automobiles sole worldwide (+11.6%, prev. yr. 115,278 units), a BMW Group achieved a best-ever Oct sales result. A sum of 1,190,796 (prev. yr. 1,054,841) vehicles have been delivered to business given a start of a year – an boost of 12.9% compared with a initial 10 months of a prior year.
“Our new models, like a BMW X1, a BMW 5 Series Sedan, a BMW 5 Series Touring and a MINI Countryman, continued to news clever gains in Oct and done a certain grant to a sales performance,” pronounced Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing. “New orders have been clever for all of these models, and formed on a plain liberation of many markets, we continue to design double-digit sales expansion by a finish of a year.”
The BMW code sole 107,789 (prev. yr. 95,867) vehicles in Oct and grew during a rate of 12.4% year-on-year. More than one million BMW vehicles have been delivered to business (1,000,514 units, +14.6%) given Jan 2010. Oct sales were mostly driven by a continued clever expansion in sales of a 5 Series (+54.8% to 23,810 units compared to Oct 2009); a 5 Series GT (2,480 units); and a new X1, that was delivered to 10,162 business final month.
The other members of a X family also remained on march for success. Sales of a BMW X5 increasing 8.5% to 8,578 vehicles, while deliveries of a BMW X6 were 11.7% aloft during 3,827 units.
The BMW 7 Series kick a prior model’s sales record in October: Since a marketplace launch accurately dual years ago, this oppulance category indication has been delivered to some-more than 100,000 business – that is some-more than any prior 7 Series indication within a initial 24 months of a marketplace launch. Sales of a BMW 7 Series have risen 36% to 51,936 vehicles given Jan 2010.
The MINI code was also means to boost a sales in October: Volumes rose 6.1% to 20,525 units. The MINI Countryman – newly introduced in Sep – played a poignant partial in this development. With 3,525 units sole in October, it already accounted for roughly a fifth of all MINI sales. The association delivered a sum of 188,275 MINI code vehicles to business in a initial 10 months of a year (+4% year-on-year).
Robertson: “The MINI Countryman is good on a approach to apropos a rarely successful model. Demand is stronger than a already confident plans. This indication will launch according to devise in other pivotal trade markets, such as a US, over a subsequent few weeks and serve minister to a certain sales opening of a MINI code over a entrance months.”
The BMW Group once again increasing a sales volumes in a largest markets of Germany, a US and China in a month underneath review. In Germany, new car registrations increasing by 4.8% to 23,220 vehicles. In an altogether marketplace that has shrunk by 27% given a start of a year, a BMW Group stretched a marketplace share by 2.4 commission points over a same duration to strech 9%.
The BMW Group also continued on a expansion lane in a US notwithstanding a mercantile uncertainties in North America. In October, BMW Group sell volumes climbed 12.6% to 23,222 units. In a year to a finish of October, sales of a BMW and MINI brands increasing 7.7% to 215,274 vehicles. The BMW Group’s third-largest market, China, also remained a clever pushing force behind a company’s expansion in October. Sales to business in a People’s Republic leapt 43.7% to strech 13,738 units. After a initial 10 months of a year, sales totalled 135,564 vehicles – an boost of 88.4% over a prior year.
The Rolls-Royce brand’s clever expansion continued in October: With 279 deliveries, sales quadrupled year-on-year (+298.6%, prev. yr. 70 units). Since a start of a year, deliveries to business have climbed to 2,007 vehicles (+278%, prev. yr. 531).
BMW Motorrad delivered 6,845 motorcycles to business worldwide in October, surpassing a already clever sales outcome of a prior Oct by 1.7%. In a year to a finish of October, deliveries rose to 88,353 motorcycles (prev. yr. 76,443). This represents an boost of 15.6% over a prior year. BMW Motorrad presented a vast series of new models during a autumn shows in perfume and Milan and is expanding a appealing operation of models for a 2011 motorcycle deteriorate with a initial six-cylinder furloughed bikes, a K 1600 GT and a K 1600 GTL; a dual Boxer models, R 1200 R and R 1200 R Classic; and a G 650 GS, a new BMW one-cylinder entry-level model.
BMW Group sales in / adult to Oct 2010 during a glance
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