BMW Group sales grasp best-ever August

Munich. Aug saw a new record achieved in BMW Group
sales with deliveries in a month totalling 169,913 worldwide, a 2.7%
boost year-on-year. The association also sole some-more vehicles than ever
before in a initial 8 months of a year, with a sum of
1,571,467 (+4.2%) vehicles delivered to business around a world.


“When we announced a second entertain formula in early August, we
reported nonetheless another entertain within a distinction superintendence and
profitability stays a transparent focus,” pronounced Dr Ian Robertson,
Management Board Member for Sales and Brand BMW. “While we continue to
see headwinds in several pivotal markets and have a indication changeover of
a BMW X3 and a BMW 5 Series in China, we have nonetheless achieved
a new record turn of sales for August. Our 9 electrified vehicles
continue to suffer augmenting success, with a dual newest additions –
a BMW 5 Series and a MINI Countryman plug-in hybrid variants –
achieving clever sales,” he continued.


Global BMW code sales in Aug increasing 3.1% on
a same month final year, with a sum of 146,926 vehicles delivered
to customers. The brand’s sales for a initial 8 months of a year
were also aloft than ever before, with 1,338,475 vehicles sold, up
4.4% on a same duration final year. Many models in a portfolio
contributed to these record figures. Despite a stream model
changeover of a BMW X3, a BMW X family continues to be a major
expansion motorist with altogether BMW X sales adult 13.9% (457,442). The BMW 1
Series (121,415 / +10.1%) and BMW 7 Series (41,536 / +16.9%) also
achieved poignant growth. Meanwhile in August, a new BMW 5 Series
achieved sales expansion of 50.7% (16,762) in markets incompatible China,
where a BMW 5 Series is now in indication changeover.


August was also a record month for MINI code with
22,736 units delivered to business around a world, an boost of
0.7% compared with a same month final year. In a initial 8 months
of 2017, a sum of 230,925 MINI vehicles were sold, an boost of
3.1% year on year. The MINI Convertible (23,311 / +20.3%) has achieved
really certain sales expansion in a year to date, while a new MINI
Countryman was a categorical expansion motorist in August, with sales adult 43.6%
(5,693) in a month. In August, a BMW Group expelled a first
cinema of a MINI Electric Concept, that had a World Premiere at
a Frankfurt Motor Show yesterday.


Sales of a BMW Group’s peerless operation of electrified
continue to grow strongly. A sum of 57,895 BMW i,
BMW iPerformance and electrified MINI vehicles have been delivered to
business around a universe given a start of a year, an boost of
67.0%. With a sum of 9 electrified automobiles on sale today,
trimming from a BMW i3 (combined fuel expenditure in a EU test
cycle 0,0 l/100 km; sum electricity expenditure 13,1 kWh/100 km;
sum CO2 emissions 0 g/km) by a MINI Countryman (fuel
expenditure in a EU exam cycle: 2.3 – 2.1 litres/100 km, electricity
expenditure 14 kWh/100 km, CO2 emissions: 52 – 49 g/km) to a BMW 7
Series, a BMW Group has an 11% share of a tellurian electrified
market, distant forward of any other normal automobile maker. In Europe, the
BMW Group has a 21% marketplace share (Source: IHS / POLK, 31 Aug 2017).
The dual newest additions to a electrified swift are already
achieving poignant sales: a new BMW 530e (fuel consumption
combined: 1.9-2,1 l/100 km; sum electricity consumption:
13,1-14,1 kWh/100 km, CO2 emissions combined: 44-49 g/km. Fuel
expenditure and CO2 sum were distributed as per a EU exam cycle
and might change depending on a tyre format) was delivered to more
than 1,000 business in markets incompatible China in August, meaning
that over 6% of BMW 5 Series sole in those markets in a month were
plug-in hybrids. It’s a identical story with a MINI Cooper S E
Countryman ALL4
(fuel expenditure in a EU exam cycle: 2.3 –
2.1 litres/100 km, electricity expenditure 14 kWh/100 km, CO2
emissions: 52 – 49 g/km): with a sum of scarcely 500 sole in the
month, scarcely 9% of MINI Countryman models delivered to customers
around a universe were a plug-in hybrid.


BMW Motorrad also achieved clever sales in August,
with 10,504 motorbikes and maxi-scooters delivered to customers. This
was an boost of 13.2% compared to a prior year. In a first
8 months of a year, 113,728 units were delivered to business –
an boost of 9.5% compared to a same duration final year. Both
sum are improved than ever before.


BMW MINI sales in a regions/markets during a glance


With a mercantile conditions remaining flighty in several markets,
a BMW Group continues to follow a process of balancing sales around
a world, in sequence to grasp profitable, tolerable growth.


Despite poignant headwinds in a critical UK market, BMW
MINI sales in Europe remained during a same high level
they achieved in Aug final year, with a sum of 62,734 vehicles
delivered in a month. Year-to-date sales in a segment total
696,204, an boost of 1.6%.


Asia continues to be a poignant expansion motorist for
BMW Group sales, with a Chinese marketplace behaving particularly
strongly. Sales there were adult 12.2% (47,385) in Aug and 16.4%
(383,976) in a year-to-date.


The ongoing downturn in a US automotive marketplace is reflected in the
BMW Group’s sum for a Americas, that in the
year to date are 3.7% next final year’s level.





MW Group sales in/ytd Aug 2017 during a glance


*BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electric





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In 2016, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.367 million cars and
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Dec 2016, a BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 employees.


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