BMW Group annals clever sales expansion in April

Munich. BMW Group sales achieved a new all-time high
for April, with sales in a month totalling 192,494, a 7.4% increase
year-on-year. The initial 4 months of a year also set a new record,
with sales of a BMW Group’s 3 reward brands, BMW, MINI and
Rolls-Royce, augmenting by 5.8% to 779,736.


“Thanks to a strength of a indication line-up, a BMW Group continues
to grasp sustainable, essential sales expansion month after month,”
commented Dr Ian Robertson, Member of a BMW AG Board of Management
with shortcoming for Sales and Brand BMW. “Customer direct is high
opposite a operation with a series of stand-out models, including a X1,
a 5 Series and a 7 Series. As accessibility of a new BMW 5 Series
ramps up, direct for this new era is twice as high as for the
prior indication during this indicate in a marketplace launch,” he continued.
“With direct for a electrified vehicles adult over 80%, I’m confident
that we’ll grasp a aim of delivering 100,000 electrified cars
on a highway this year, underlining a industry-leading position in
a field,” he added.


BMW code sales in a year-to-date increasing 6.2%
compared with a same duration final year, with a record sum of
668,095 vehicles delivered to business around a world. The brand
achieved a best-ever Apr with tellurian sales totalling 164,641
units, an boost of 9.4% on a same month final year. Many models
via a operation contributed to this growth: Apr deliveries of
a BMW X1 increasing 80.9% (22,147), sales of a BMW X3 were adult 17.3%
(12,440) while deliveries of a flagship BMW 7 Series grew 33.7%
(5,376). The BMW 5 Series, of that a new era sedan had its
initial full month on sale in many markets, was delivered to 27,572
business worldwide.


Customer direct for a BMW Group’s innovative BMW i and BMW
iPerformance models increasing by 43.4% in Apr (6,466 vehicles) and
is adult 82.7% in a year-to-date (25,883 vehicles). With 8 models
on a market, a BMW Group offers business a broadest electrified
operation of any reward manufacturer.


Year-to-date sales of MINI code vehicles are up
3.6% compared with a same duration final year with a sum of 110,643
delivered to business around a universe in a initial 4 months of
a year. The brand’s categorical expansion drivers so distant this year are the
MINI Cabrio (10,871 / +86.2%) and a MINI Clubman (19,203 / +16.9%).
Apr sales during MINI were down 3.0% (27,588) on final year’s extremely
high level.


BMW Motorrad continues to grow usually following its
record initial quarter. Apr saw a sum of 17,915 motorcycles and
maxi-scooters delivered around a world, an boost of 6.7% compared
with a same month final year. In a year-to-date, sales during BMW
Motorrad are adult 5.9% (53,551). Significant models in a BMW Motorrad
indication choice are a rarely emotive R nineT family, that has been
delivered to some-more than 3,300 business this year alone, while a G
310 R is a initial BMW Motorrad next 500 ccm, opening adult a new
automobile category for a brand.


BMW MINI sales in a regions/markets during a glance


Sales expansion in a year-to-date has been driven especially by increased
direct in Europe and Asia – this trend was also reflected in April,
notwithstanding headwinds in some European markets. Apr saw an unusually
pointy boost in sales in Mainland China. This is mostly due to full
accessibility of a BMW X1, that was in run-out in Apr 2016, and
a introduction of a new BMW 1 Series sedan, a automobile done exclusively
for a Chinese market.





MW Group sales in/ytd Apr 2017 during a glance





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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.