October 2017: sales of the BMW Group crack 2-million mark

Right from the start of the fourth quarter, the BMW Group has established in October of 2017, a new record: for the First time, the Munich can announce, after ten months, the global sales of more than two million vehicles. Up to and including October 2017, a total of 2.008.849 vehicles of the brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce were sold in the prior-year period exceeded by 3.4 per cent, and the celebration of yet another record sales at the end of the year, again a piece more likely to be made.

In October, self-sufficient sales figures to the previous year’s level, to provide the best value to set up: BMW increased by 1.0 percent to 168.509 units, MINI grew by 0.2 per cent to 28.818 vehicles. For the BMW Group on the whole, an increase of 0.8 percent to 197.601 vehicles sold in October 2017. A respectable list here, once again, the electrified vehicles, with 9.405 units, 60.3 percent more electric cars and Plug-in Hybrids, than in the same month last year.

When you look at the series shows that the growing demand for products of the BMW Group is confined to the individual segments. Since the beginning of the year, the sales figures of the BMW X-models, despite the model change in the X3 by 11.3 percent to 578.336 units increased, the BMW 1 series increased by 12.5 percent to 161.804 vehicles, and the BMW 7-series sales grew by 11.9% to 53.049 units. A strong Performance in October 2017, the new BMW 5-series, the world found 29.370 customers and to 8.5 percent year-on-year month – although the availability in the most important single market China is not yet complete.

Regional stands out, taken in October 2017 Asia as a driver of growth. While sales in Europe and America, 5.0, and 3.9 percent was lower than the previous year, increased to Asia by 12.7 percent – more than a third of the global sales on the Asian continent, the majority of which are in the unbroken strong China. With 50.412 units of the Chinese sales were even before the added paragraph in the United States and Germany in the ranking of the individual markets on the places two and three.

Dr. Ian Robertson (member of the Board of management of BMW AG, responsible for sales and brand BMW): “Our sales figures for the first ten months of the year underline the broad scope and appeal of our model range.
In spite of significant model changes and difficult conditions in some of our largest markets, we have delivered in the first ten months of this year, over two million vehicles to our customers. From our wide range of vehicle offerings including the BMW X1, the BMW 5 series, BMW have contributed to the 7 series and the BMW i3 to this growth.”

[resources : bimmertoday.de]
by : klonr.com

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