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BMW Group sales record best-ever Mar and initial quarter


254,862 vehicles delivered worldwide in March, adult 5.9%

BMW sales boost 5.3%, totalling 212,093

MINI sales grow 8.7% to 42,447

BMW Group sales in initial entertain adult 5.3% to 587,237

More than half a million BMWs sole in initial quarter

Almost 20,000 electrified models sole in initial quarter

Sales expansion achieved in all vital sales regions


Munich. BMW Group sales achieved their best ever
March, with sales in a month totalling 254,862, a 5.9% increase
year-on-year. It was also a record initial entertain with sales of a BMW
Group’s 3 reward brands, BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, augmenting by
5.3%; a sum of 587,237 vehicles have been delivered to customers
around a universe so distant this year.


“We’ve achieved a clever start to a year, with a X-family models
and a BMW 7 Series being a categorical expansion drivers,” commented Dr Ian
Robertson, Member of a BMW AG Board of Management with
shortcoming for Sales and Brand BMW. “March was a initial full
sales month for a new BMW 5 Series Sedan and a patron feedback
for this benchmark automobile is already really positive,” he continued. “Our
electrified models also continue to uncover intensely clever growth, with
roughly 20,000 sole in a initial quarter, definition we’re on lane to
grasp a aim of 100,000 electrified car sales this year. As
we start a biggest indication descent a association has ever undertaken,
I’m assured 2017 will be another record year for a BMW Group,
maintaining a heading position in a industry,” he added.


The BMW code achieved a best-ever initial quarter,
enormous a half million symbol for a initial time this early in the
year. Global BMW sales totalled 503,445 units, an boost of 5.2% on
a same duration final year. Sales of BMW code vehicles in March
totalled 212,093, an boost of 5.3% compared with a same month
final year. Many models via a operation contributed to this
growth: in March, deliveries of a BMW X1 increasing 21.0% (26,759),
sales of a BMW X5 were adult 20.7% (17,678) while deliveries of the
flagship BMW 7 Series grew 74.8% (7,134). The BMW 5 Series, of which
a new era sedan had a initial full month on sale in most
markets, was delivered to around 35,000 business worldwide.


With a extended charity of reward electrified vehicles, the
recognition of a BMW Group’s innovative BMW i and BMW iPerformance
models continues to grow rapidly. Since a commencement of a year,
roughly 20,000 electrified vehicles have been delivered to customers
worldwide, double a series sole by this time final year. First
entertain prolongation of electrified vehicles totalled some-more than 24,000
vehicles. Scandinavia continues to be a clever segment for electrified
car sales. As of early April, over 10,000 BMW i3 vehicles have
been delivered to business in Norway given launch. Mar also saw the
launch of a plug-in hybrid BMW 530e iPerformance in many markets.
That indication is approaching to be a clever expansion motorist for electrified
car sales, as is a MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in
hybrid that will start smoothness in June.


Sales of MINI code vehicles achieved their
best-ever Mar with a sum of 42,447 delivered to business around
a world, an boost of 8.7% compared with a same month final year.
Mar dull off a brand’s record initial entertain with sales
totalling 83,059 (+6.1%). “MINI continues to denote plain growth
around a world,” pronounced Peter Schwarzenbauer, Member of a BMW AG
Board of Management obliged for MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW
Motorrad. “The MINI Clubman in sole has shown clever expansion of
over 21% in a initial quarter, proof that a ideal mix of
bland usability and MINI-typical romantic characteristics is
accurately what a business want,” he continued. “With a new MINI
Countryman we’ve only recently brought to market, I’m certain the
movement we’re saying during MINI will continue by a year”, he added.


Following a second top annual sales record in 2016, Rolls-Royce
Motor Cars sales in a initial entertain of 2017 were up
year-on-year. This was formed on full marketplace accessibility of Dawn
compared with a same duration final year. In total, 733 Rolls-Royce
engine cars were delivered to business opposite a creation (+33.0%).
Demand for Rolls-Royce models stays clever in many regions, although
this is set opposite ongoing marketplace sensitivity in a tellurian luxury
attention as a whole. Rolls-Royce continues to essay for long-term
tolerable growth.


March was also a certain month for BMW Motorrad
with a sum of 18,265 motor-cycles and maxi-scooters delivered to
customers, an boost of 10.9% on a same month final year. In the
year-to-date, sales sum 35,636 units, an boost of 5.5%.


BMW  MINI sales in a regions/markets during a glance


All vital sales regions achieved an boost in sales both in March
and in a initial quarter. Many markets achieved double-digit
increases, including China and Mexico/Latin America. In a beginning
of Apr a BMW Group handed over a 3 millionth car to a
patron in China.





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The BMW Group


With a 3 brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, a BMW Group is the
world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles
and also provides reward financial and mobility services. As a global
company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and public facilities
in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.


In 2016, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.367 million cars and
145,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation was approximately
€ 9.67 billion on revenues amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31
Dec 2016, a BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 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.