BMW Group grows sales in initial 3 buliding of 2018

Munich. In a initial 3 buliding of a year, the
BMW Group grew a worldwide sales by 1.3% (1,834,810 units), despite
ongoing headwinds in several vital sales regions. Sales in September,
a month influenced by heated foe in Europe, were down 0.8%
(237,781) as a association continued to follow a process of
prioritising essential growth.

“In a face of a multiple of well-developed challenges, we have
achieved a solid sales result,” pronounced Pieter Nota,
Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG obliged for Sales and
Brand BMW. “The third entertain in Europe was significantly influenced by
marketplace distortions caused by a introduction of a new WLTP testing
procession during a commencement of September. As we designed good forward for
a WLTP changeover, probably all a stream models are WLTP
type-approved and accessible for delivery,” Nota continued. “One very
certain aspect of a sales opening continues to be a expansion in
electrified vehicles. Sep was a best-ever singular month for
electrified sales and with deliveries adult over 40% in a year to date,
we sojourn good on lane to grasp a aim of 140,000 electrified
sales by a finish of a year,” Nota concluded.

September deliveries of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric
vehicles totalled 14,559 units worldwide, an boost of 35.0% on the
same month final year and a top monthly sum ever for
BMW Group electrified. Sales in a year to date
sum 97,543 (+42.0%), once again confirming a BMW Group’s position
as a heading tellurian provider of reward electrified mobility. Since
a launch of a pioneering BMW i3 in 2013, a sum of some-more than
313,000 BMW Group electrified vehicles have now been delivered to
customers. At a Paris Auto Show, a new BMW i3 (120 Ah) (combined
energy consumption: 13.1 kWh/100 km; sum CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)*
and a BMW i3s (120 Ah) (combined energy consumption: 14.6 –
14.0 kWh/100 km; sum CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)* with battery
ability increasing to 120Ah were revealed. Both i3 variants now offer
a 30% boost in range, definition that in bland unsentimental use, they
have a operation of 260 km**. The association is targeting sum electrified
sales of over half a million by 2020. By 2025, a BMW Group will have
during slightest 25 electrified vehicles in a indication line-up, 12 of which
will be fully-electric vehicles.

* Power consumption, emissions sum and ranges are calculated
formed on a new WLTP exam cycle and blending to NEDC for comparison
purposes, contingent on a tyre format selected. In these vehicles,
opposite sum than those published here might request for the
comment of taxes and other vehicle-related duties that are
(also) formed on CO2-emissions. These sum are provisional.

** Figures formed on BMW operation measurements in bland driving
regulating a city pushing profile, 20°C outside temperature, heating/air
conditioning, pre-conditioning, COMFORT expostulate mode. Range depends on
several factors, in particular: pushing style, route
characteristics, outside temperature, pre-conditioning.


The BMW code was means to grasp an boost in
sales in both a year to date and September, notwithstanding an exceptionally
rival sourroundings in Europe and consumer doubt caused by
new changes to a tariff regime in several other vital markets. A
sum of 200,710 (+0.8%) new BMW vehicles were delivered to customers
in September, bringing a sum sole in a initial 3 buliding of
a year to 1,566,216 (+1.9%). A operation of models contributed to the
sales boost in a year-to-date, including a BMW 5 Series
(286,180 / +14.9%) and a BMW X3 (132,478 / +15.3%). Thanks to
localisation of a X3 progressing this year in China and South Africa, in
further to prolongation in a USA, a supply of this indication has been
significantly increasing in sequence to accommodate a high patron direct worldwide.

Sales during MINI declined somewhat in a initial three
quarters, with a sum of 265,935 (-2.0%) vehicles delivered to
business worldwide. MINI deliveries in Sep were down 9.2%
(36,731) as a code focusses on profitability in an extremely
rival market.

Sales of Rolls-Royce engine cars in a initial three
buliding of 2018 were adult 13.5% (2,659) year-on-year. Demand for all
Rolls-Royce models, including Black Badge variants of Dawn, Ghost and
Wraith, stays clever worldwide. The association is scheming for the
initial patron deliveries of a Rolls-Royce Cullinan, due in early
2019. The sequence book for this new all-terrain indication is really strong,
stretching good into subsequent year.

BMW Motorrad sales sojourn during around a same very
high turn as final year. In total, 126,793 (-0.8%) business have
taken smoothness of a new motorcycle or maxi-scooter in a initial three
buliding of a year. In September, 14,124 (+0.2%) units were sole worldwide.


BMW MINI sales in a regions/markets

All 3 vital sales regions have recently been faced with an
scarcely rival sourroundings due to a accumulation of reasons. In
Europe, a changeover to WLTP acceptance during the
commencement of Sep led to poignant marketplace exaggeration in the
third quarter. Meanwhile a ongoing discussions concerning changes to
tariffs in China and a USA
resulted in some consumer doubt in several markets during the
third quarter.


*Provisional registration figures



BMW Group sales in/ytd Sep 2018 during a glance

*BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electric



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