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Global vehicle sales boost by 9.1% New orders for new MINI Countryman surpass expectations BMW Motorrad stays on expansion track

09.08.2010
BMW Group sales continue to accelerate in July

Global vehicle sales boost by 9.1%
New orders for new MINI Countryman surpass expectations
BMW Motorrad stays on expansion track

Munich. The BMW Group continued on a successful expansion lane as a worlds heading reward manufacturer once again in Jul with an boost in sales of 9.1%. A sum of 119,982 (prev. yr. 109,933) BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce code automobiles were sole worldwide final month. Over a past 7 months, a series of deliveries climbed 12.5% to 816,014 vehicles (prev. yr. 725.403).

Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing: We saw poignant expansion again in July. We are reaping a advantages not usually of a tellurian mercantile liberation though also of business certain response to a vehicles. Robertson continued: Sales increasing for a eleventh true month given Sep 2009. We also pattern a sales opening to sojourn clever over a entrance months. For 2010 as a whole, we are aiming for expansion of around 10% to strech a sum of over 1.4 million vehicles.

The BMW Group done estimable gains in many markets in July. In a US, a association delivered 10.1% (23,390 / prev. yr. 21,253) some-more vehicles. With 19,064 (+16.4% / prev. yr. 16,381) sales final month, a BMW code was once again a best-selling reward vehicle code in a US market. Among a European markets, a BMW Group reported a largest increases with +25.6% in Great Britain / Ireland (11.748 / prev. yr. 9.352). The association once some-more reported a strongest expansion in Asia, where 52.1% some-more vehicles (22.629 / prev. yr. 14.882) were sole final month. The trend in a largest Asian market, China, remained intensely positive, with an boost in sales volumes of 81.7% to 13,852 automobiles (prev. yr. 7,623). The association also managed to make gains in Germany opposite a clever downward trend (-30%) in a altogether market. A sum of 23,384 (prev. yr. 22,570) new BMW and MINI vehicles were purebred here in Jul an boost of 3.6%.

Sales of BMW code automobiles climbed to 101,490 units (prev. yr. 90,605 / +12.0%) in a month underneath review. The code has delivered a sum of 687,250 (prev. yr. 604,214) units to business given a start of a year an boost of 13.7%.

Ian Robertson: We are good positioned for a destiny with a clever product portfolio. A whole operation of appealing new vehicles will be rising in a second half of a year. These embody a new BMW 5 Series Sedan Long Wheelbase chronicle that will be introduced in China in September. A four-wheel chronicle is also entrance onto a market. From a autumn onwards, a
5 Series Touring will finish a new BMW 5 Series range, and a second era of a BMW X3 will also turn available. A serve prominence will be a new MINI Countryman, that will be launched in Europe from mid-September onwards and will boost sales of a code dramatically: Orders for MINIs new Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) are already good over plan.

As approaching due to a arriving endless revisions to a stream MINI indication range, a MINI code delivered somewhat fewer vehicles in a month underneath examination (18,241 / -5.4%) than in a same duration final year (19,283). From mid-September onwards, all models will accept distinguished pattern modifications, additional engine variants and new diesel engines, as good as innovative new apparatus options. In a initial 7 months, MINI delivered 127,543 (prev. yr. 120.815) vehicles to customers: Volumes are therefore 5.6% aloft than a same duration final year.

Rolls-Royce enjoyed another clever month and was means to boost sales some-more than five-fold year-on-year: 251 automobiles were delivered to business (prev. yr. 45 / +457.8%) in July. In a year to a finish of July, 1,221 Rolls-Royce business worldwide took possession of their vehicles (prev. yr. 347 / +226.5%).

BMW Motorrad posted another vital boost in sales in Jul and continued on a expansion track. Against a determined downward trend in a motorcycle shred over 500 cc, BMW Motorrad sales rose by 4.4% to 10,022 (prev. yr. 9,604) units in July. With a immature and appealing operation of models, BMW Motorrad reported sales expansion of 18.5% to 67,037 (prev. yr. 56,578) vehicles in a year to a finish of July. The vast long-distance enduro, a BMW R 1200 GS, stays a best-selling indication in a BMW motorcycle range. The GS will be celebrating a 30th anniversary this year. It is a many successful BMW motorcycle ever built and has turn a worlds best-selling motorcycle in a 500 cc and above range.

BMW Group sales in / adult to Jul 2010 during a glance

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