Paragraph 2017: records for BMW Group, BMW i, BMW M & MINI

The global sales figures for 2017 for the BMW Group, equal to a whole number of records. The company has sold in the past 12 months, more vehicles than ever before and reported new record sales of the brands MINI, BMW i, BMW M and BMW Motorrad pay. With a worldwide sales of 2.463.526 Premium automobiles of the brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group in 2017, was the most successful supplier of Premium automobiles and was able to increase its sales by 4.1 percent. In December, the increase was 8.8 percent.

The largest part of the paragraph is omitted, as usual, to the core brand, BMW, was able to grow in the full year of 2017 to 4.2 percent on 2.088.283 units. Therein 80.795 vehicles particularly sporty sub-brand, BMW M and nearly 100,000 vehicles in the most efficient sub-brand BMW I, The BMW M GmbH was able to increase their sales thanks to the introduction of new M Performance Automobiles by 19.1 per cent and, with the BMW M5 in 2018, another ACE in the Sleeve. MINI increased its worldwide sales by 2017 of 3.2 percent to 371.881 units. Even more BMW grew up riding a motorcycle, because the 164.153 sold two of the wheels correspond to an increase of 13.2 percent. Less well it went as expected for Rolls-Royce, in the year of the model change for the Phantom-series sales fell by 16.2 percent.

Is particularly proud of the in Munich to the fact that the sales of vehicles could be increased with electrified drive system significantly. As promised, throughout the world, more than 100,000 electric cars and Plug were delivered-in Hybrids. Specifically, 103.080 units at the end of the year to beech, 65.6 percent more than in the previous year. The spectrum ranges from the pure electric BMW i3, the Plug-in Hybrids on the Basis of the MINI Countryman, BMW X1, the 2 series Active Tourer, 3 series, 5 series, 7 series and X5, to the sports car i8.

When you look at the most important markets and regions of China and Asia stand out as in the last few years. While sales in Europe and North America, moving practically at the level of the previous year, grew Asia by 13.6 percent. The largest share of the single most important market for the BMW Group In China to 2017 were sold 594.388 units, which represents an increase of 15.1 percent.

Ian Robertson (until 31. December a member of the Board of management of BMW AG, responsible for sales and brand BMW): “We are excited about this new record sales figures, which show that the BMW Group, Royce is the world’s leading manufacturer of Premium car, with its three Premium automobile brands, BMW, MINI and Rolls-mobile.
We have increased our sales again – and the switch in spite of the difficult conditions in several major markets, and Model for some of our most important vehicles. This underlines the high desirability of our brands and products, the 7 series ranges from the i3 up to the M5 and the BMW 1 series to the BMW. Our goal is to sell more than 100,000 electrified vehicles in a single calendar year, we have achieved clear and are pleased that the BMW 5-series has returned after its model change in the last few months of the year 2017 on its Position as a Segment leader.”

Pieter Nota (since may 1. January in the Board of management of BMW AG responsible for sales and distribution): “I am confident that the BMW brand will increase your sales even in 2018. Our focus is still firmly on profitability. The increasing availability of the BMW will X models and our ongoing model offensive with the launch of brand new models such as the BMW X2 and BMW 8-series in this year, in 2018, even more clients will delight for the BMW brand.“

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