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BMW Group continues to grow sales and marketplace share in May

Munich. May was a certain month for BMW Group sales,
with worldwide deliveries augmenting by 3.2% to grasp a sum of
210,563 reward BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles sold. This brings
a company’s sum sales for a year-to-date to 1,012,093, an
boost of 0.8% compared with a initial 5 months of final year.
This sales expansion was achieved notwithstanding ongoing sensitivity in several
markets around a world.


“With this certain result, we are clearly saying a impact of our
indication rollout. In May, we were once again means to grow sales above
market, thereby gaining serve marketplace share,” pronounced Pieter
, member of a BMW AG Board of Management responsible
for Customer, Brands and Sales. “Especially appreciative is the
expansion of a new X models, as their altogether sales augmenting by
over 30% in a month. Similarly, i3 sales continue to grow, bucking
a common cycle, and were adult 40% in a month. This helped us strech an
critical miracle in May, as we delivered a 400,000th
electrified car given a i3 was launched in Nov 2013,” Nota continued.


Overall sales of BMW code vehicles grew by 4.6% in
May, with a sum of 181,888 delivered to business worldwide in the
month. That outcome brings a brand’s sales sum for a initial five
months of a year to 872,367 / +1.6%. The new or revised BMW X
vehicles were a brand’s biggest expansion drivers, with tellurian sales of
a BMW X2 adult 33.1% in May, while sales of a BMW X3 rose by 88,4%.
Deliveries of a BMW X4 jumped by 92.5% and a BMW X5 achieved a
sales boost of 10.2%. In total, BMW X vehicles accounted for 45.3%
of a brand’s altogether sales in May with 82,425 delivered around the
world, an boost of 30.3% on a same month final year.


In May, cumulated BMW Group electrified sales topped
a 400,000 symbol with a sum of 406,756 fully-electric and plug-in
hybrid models delivered to business given a pioneering BMW i3 first
went on sale in Nov 2013. Five and a half years after it was
launched, direct for a iconic BMW i3 continues to grow with global
sales in May adult 40.0%. Overall sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles
grew by 9.8% in May, as business uncover augmenting seductiveness in low
emissions mobility. Deliveries of a plug-in hybrid BMW 2 Series
Active Tourer* quadrupled in May and sales of a electrified BMW
5 Series* augmenting by 40.4%. Sales of a plug-in hybrid MINI Cooper
S E Countryman ALL4* in May were roughly 3 times as high as the
same month final year. By a finish of subsequent year, a BMW Group will have
introduced 10 new or updated electrified models and by a finish of
this year, a association expects to have a sum of half a million
electrified vehicles on a roads.


In an intensely rival segment, and with a association maintaining
a concentration on profitability, MINI code sales
decreased compared with final year. Deliveries in a year to date
totalled 137,698 (-4.0%) while sales in May decreased by 5.1% to
28,255. Availability of MINI models was reduce than common in May, due
to a scheduled four-week mangle in prolongation during Plant Oxford taking
place this year in April, rather than during a summer. Preparations
continue for a launch of a all-new fully-electric MINI after this
year, a indication that will be built during a UK plant.


BMW Motorrad sales continue to grow strongly, with
year-to-date deliveries adult 7.1% (74,958). In May, a sum of 17,944
(+5.2%) reward BMW Motorrad motorcycles and maxi scooters were
delivered to business around a world.


Sales in a regions/markets

Despite a several headwinds now inspiring a automotive
industry, BMW achieved augmenting sales in all 3 of a biggest
markets in May. Significant sales expansion was achieved in China and
Germany, augmenting marketplace share in a brand’s home market, while BMW
continued to sire a trend in a USA by once again achieving a sales
boost in a month. Despite a ongoing rival and volatile
tellurian marketplace environment, a BMW Group expects to grasp an
boost in sales in 2019. The association continues to follow its
plan of prioritising profitability before volume.


BMW MINI Sales during a glance

*Provisional registration figures



BMW Group sales in/ytd May 2019 during a glance


*BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electric



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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 31 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 15 countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in
some-more than 140 countries.

In 2018, a BMW Group sole over 2,490,000 newcomer vehicles and
some-more than 165,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in the
financial year 2018 was € 9.815 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 97.480 billion. As of 31 Dec 2018, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 134,682 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.