BMW Group increases sales by 21.7% percent in February
Robertson: Exceptional expansion from young, appealing indication range
Balanced, double-digit expansion in Europe, Asia and a Americas
Munich. The BMW Groups sales expansion continued to be solidly in a double-digit operation in February. A sum of 111,720 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were delivered to business (prev. yr. 91,763) an boost of 21.7% compared to Feb 2010 and environment a new record high for a month. For a year to a finish of February, sales volumes were 24.7% aloft than in a initial dual months of a prior year, during 216,911 units (prev. yr. 173,913).
Our immature automobile swift is now doing unusually good from a liberation of a automobile markets in many regions of a world. In particular, clever direct for a BMW X models, a BMW 5 Series and a MINI Countryman shows that a indication operation is right on target. We should also see serve procedure from a new BMW 6 Series, that comes onto a marketplace in a spring, pronounced Ian Robertson, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, obliged for Sales and Marketing. We design this energetic expansion to continue via a initial half of 2011, and afterwards delayed down rather in a second half of a year, due to base-line effects.
BMW Group sell volumes rose on all continents and in probably all markets in February. In Europe, a companys biggest region, sales grew 16.8% to 57,381 units. Asia accounted for 25,722 units and climbed 49.3% while sales in a Americas were adult 14.7% to strech 24,640 vehicles in February.
In any of a 3 largest singular markets, a BMW Group posted double-digit expansion in February: New registrations in Germany climbed 20.8% to 18,883 vehicles. The association sole 19,919 vehicles (+10.8%) in a U.S. in February, and delivered a sum of 16,511 vehicles (+72%) to business in China.
A clever sales opening was also reported from critical rising markets in Asia and South America. In South Korea sell volumes increasing 54.9% to 1,797 units. Sales in India rose 68.5% to 620 units. In Brazil volumes climbed 101.3% to 938 vehicles.
On a tellurian scale, a sum of 95,423 BMW code vehicles were sole in Feb an boost of 21.9% (prev. yr. 78,252). For a year to a finish of February, sales were 25.8% aloft during 186,279 units than for a same duration final year (148,113).
MINI code volumes also postulated their double-digit growth. Last month, 19.3% some-more MINI cars were delivered to business worldwide than in Feb 2010 (13,444), with sales of 16,045 vehicles. 30,170 MINI cars were sole in a year to a finish of February. This represents an boost of 17.6% (prev. yr. 25,646) compared with a initial dual months of 2010.
252 Rolls-Royce code automobiles were delivered in Feb (+276.1%). In a year to a finish of February, 462 Rolls-Royce engine cars were presented to business around a universe (+200%).
For a second time in a row, BMW motorcycles reported a clever opening compared with final year. In February, tellurian sales grew 22.5% to strech 6,720 motorcycles (prev. yr. 5,485). Year to date, a association sole 11,434 BMW motorcycles (+23%). The second motorcycle code of a BMW Group, Husqvarna Motorcycles, delivered 902 motorcycles (+46.9%) to business in February. Year to date, sales grew 46.1% to 1,264 motorcycles compared with a initial dual months of 2011.
BMW Group Sales in/up to Feb 2011 during a glance
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