BMW Group: Strong sales expansion of 16.8% in September
BMW code volumes adult some-more than 20%
MINI reports best Sep sales ever
Over 100,000 BMW X6 delivered given marketplace launch
Munich. The BMW Group continued a successful march worldwide in September. With 142,950 (prev. yr. 122,360) BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce code automobiles delivered to customers, sales were 16.8% aloft than in a same month final year. In a duration adult to and including September, i.e. to a finish of a third quarter, a sum of 1,062,216 vehicles were granted to customers. This represents an boost of 13.1% from a same duration final year (939,554).
Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing: Growth was encouragingly clever in September, with gains on many of a markets. We have well-developed new products and intend to say this ceiling trend via a fourth quarter. Here, we design to see clever expansion in a double-digit commission range. Robertson added: BMW Group sell has exceeded a expectations so distant this year. We are assured to broach some-more than 1.4 million vehicles over a march of 2010 and to sojourn a transparent array 1 among reward manufacturers once again this year.
The BMW code reported 117,467 sales in a month underneath examination surpassing final Septembers figure (97,550) by 20.4%. The categorical expansion drivers were once again a vast indication array in particular. The strongest gains were done in Sep by a BMW 5 Series Sedan with an boost in volumes of 63.1% to 19,184 units (prev. yr. 11,761). The new BMW 5 Series Touring launched usually a few days ago, and orders for a new indication already demeanour really promising. A sum of 2,872 business perceived their BMW 5 Series GT in September; while 5,491 (prev. yr. 4,336 / +26.6%) buyers purchased a BMW 7 Series. The BMW X models also sojourn on march for success: Last month, 10,049 BMW X1 vehicles were delivered to customers. Sales of a BMW X5 were during a identical turn climbing 48.0% to 10,807 (prev. yr. 7,304) units. The BMW X6 has also been really successful: A sum of 4,491 BMW X6 models were delivered to business in Sep (prev. yr. 3,849 / +16.7%); over 100,000 of these SAC (Sports Activity Coup) vehicles have been sole given their Apr 2008 marketplace launch. Robertson: A serve prominence this autumn will be a new BMW X3, that will be entrance onto a marketplace in Europe in late November. With some-more space and comfort, and reduction weight, a second era will also set new standards. The initial BMW X3 combined a new shred in 2004 and fast became a bestseller. we am assured that a new indication will continue this success story. No fewer than 600,000 BMW X3 vehicles have been delivered to business given 2004.
The MINI code also increasing a sales volume in Sep (+1.9%). With 25,222 (prev. yr. 24,760) deliveries, a code reported a best Sep outcome ever. A vital writer was a new MINI Countryman that launched mid-month. The brands initial crossover indication has already been perceived by 1,760 customers. In a duration adult to and including September, 167,751 (prev. yr. 161,638 / +3.8%) MINI cars were delivered to business all around a world.
In a month underneath review, a BMW Group increasing sell volumes in a 3 largest markets of Germany, a U.S. and China, among others. In Germanys still disappearing altogether marketplace (-17.8%), a association reported 16.6% (21,452 / prev. yr. 18,402) some-more new car registrations and was means to enhance both a BMW and MINI brands marketplace share. A sum of 194,708 (prev. yr. 196,311 / -0.8%) vehicles have been sole given January. Furthermore, BMW was a usually reward code among a competitors with a aloft turn of new car registrations (171,206 / +0.6%) in Germany in a year to a finish of September. Strong expansion was also reported in a U.S., where a association sole 20.5% some-more vehicles than in Sep 2009 during 23,112 deliveries. A sum of 192,052 (prev. yr. 179.219 / +7.2%) BMW and MINI vehicles were delivered to business in a United States in a year to a finish of September. With an 89.1% boost in volumes, Chinas expansion rate also remained high in a month underneath examination 15,379 (prev. yr. 8.131) vehicles were sole in what is now a BMW Groups third-largest market. Compared with a same duration final year, sales probably doubled, interjection to expansion of 95.3% (121,826 / prev. yr. 62,394).
Rolls-Royce sales are also progressing momentum. Deliveries of a Phantom and Ghost models leaped 422.0% to 261 (prev. yr. 50) units in September. Between Jan and Sep a sum of 1,728 (prev. yr. 461 / +274.8%) vehicles were delivered to their new owners.
BMW Motorrad reported a best Sep formula ever with a sum of 8,066 deliveries to customers. With an boost of 4.5 %, a clever formula will once again surpass final year’s Sep results. A sum of 81,508 motorcycles were delivered to business worldwide in a year to a finish of Sep 11,793 (+16.9%) some-more vehicles than in a same duration of 2009. BMW Motorrad is therefore stability on a fast expansion march notwithstanding formidable marketplace conditions.
BMW Group sales in / adult to Sep 2010 during a glance
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