BMW Group posts another vital sales boost in April
BMW Group deliveries 17.9% aloft in April
BMW Group sales boost in roughly all markets and regions
Munich. The BMW Group reported clever sales expansion once again in April. A sum of 137,183 BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce code vehicles were delivered to business (prev. yr. 116,386/ +17.9%). For a year to a finish of April, a BMW Group achieved a new sales high of 519,944 vehicles (prev. yr.: 432,016) an boost of 20.4%.
Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing: In April, a certain marketplace expansion continued with a clever benefit of scarcely 18 per cent. We continued a offset expansion worldwide with an boost in sales opposite roughly all regions and markets. Germany, a United States and China sojourn a 3 largest markets. But we also saw considerable expansion in a energetic immature markets of Brazil, Russia, India, Korea and Turkey a supposed BRIKT-countries. Robertson continues:We are on a approach to grasp a 2011 sales volume of good over 1.5 million units, a new all-time high, with a BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brands all achieving new sales volume records.
BMW code volumes increasing by 14.8% in Apr to 113,078 vehicles (prev. yr. 98,488). As of Apr 2011, sales of BMW code vehicles were 19.2% aloft than a prior year during 434,257 units (364,307).
The new BMW X3 continued to uncover clever growth. In April, sales surged 140% to 9,902 units (prev. yr. 4,126). The other BMW X models are also behaving intensely well. High rates of expansion were reported by a BMW X1 with a sum of 10,846 vehicles delivered to business in Apr (+34.3%). Sales of a large-size BMW X5 / X6 models climbed 12.7% year-on-year (11,730/prev. yr.: 10,406). The X models therefore comment for 28.7% of a BMW brands product range. Demand for a new BMW 5 Series stays strong. With sum sales of 24,944 vehicles in Apr (+98.5%) a BMW 5 Series is a transparent personality in a segment.
The MINI code also had a really successful month. Sales climbed to 23,839 vehicles (prev. yr. 17,719) an boost of 34.5% over a same duration final year. In China (1,400/ +89.2%), South Korea (300/ +130.8%) and Russia (165/ +283.7%) sales expansion was in a three-digit commission range. The series of MINI models by Apr this year rose to 84,698 (prev. yr. 67,251/ +25.9%) vehicles.
The Rolls-Royce code also continues on a expansion course. By a finish of Apr of this year, a organisation increasing sales to 989 vehicles (prev. yr. 458/ +115.9%). 266 automobiles were presented to business in a month underneath examination (prev. yr. 179/ +48.6%).
The BMW Group done clever sell gains in roughly all markets in April. In Europe, sales increasing by 7.5% to 69,398 units (prev. yr. 64,578). In a German market, 25,639 (prev.yr. 25,580/ +0.2%) vehicles of a BMW Group were registered. The BMW 5 Series and a BMW 7 Series lead their segments after this years initial 4 months. More enlivening news from a German marketplace came from a brands glorious ranking in a latest relapse statistics from a vehicle association, ADAC: The BMW X3, BMW 1 Series and MINI all took initial place in their class, with top-three slots for a BMW 5 Series and a BMW 3 Series. With these results, a BMW Group achieved improved than any other manufacturer in Germany. Sales continued to grow boldly opposite a American continent (31,491 units/ +18.0%). The U.S. is a BMW Groups largest singular market, accounting for 18.4% of sales (25,247 vehicles in April). The Asian markets also continued to grow in a month underneath examination (31,803 units/ +54.2%): Some 20,800 business purchased a new BMW or MINI indication (prev. yr. 12,440 units/ +67.2%) in China (Mainland) alone.
BMW Motorrad significantly exceeded a high sales turn of a prior year for a fourth uninterrupted month. In steadfastly formidable marketplace conditions, tellurian sales rose by 5% to 13,072 units in April. Worldwide a sum of 36,181 BMW motorcycles were delivered to business in a year to a finish of Apr 2011. This represents an boost of 8.7% year-on-year. Husqvarna Motorcycles delivered 2,543 motorcycles (+11.5%) in a initial 4 months of a year. 603 motorcycles were delivered in Apr (-6.1%).
BMW Group sales in/up to Apr 2011 during a glance
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