February 2018: BMW Group increases U.S. sales by 7.5 %

With a strong February 2018, the BMW Group has underlined its ambitions in the US market. After help was able to kick off the year with a slight increase compared to the previous year, were able to add the Munich in February 2018 and in the same month last year significantly exceed them. In the United States, therefore, 23.508 BMW were sold, mainly passenger Car models with an increase of 7.9 percent responsible.

As the most important series of his, last February, a solid 3, the furthermore, the outcome of a 5-series and the Compact SUV X1 showed themselves. The limited availability of the new BMW X3, provided, however, that the sales figures of the X-are slipped easily into the Minus. With the market launch of the new BMW X2 is another model in March, however, the Plan for increasing sales figures in the X-Segment is not likely to worry – if BMW USA is part of the City-SUV just like the X1 to the Car models.

An impressive 42.3 percent of the MINI brand was able to grow. The increase is almost completely on the account of the new Countryman, which was not in the previous year is still available. Overall, U.S. sales of 26.573 units in February 2018 is the result for the BMW Group, the sales volumes of 7.5 percent over the same month last year.

Not quite so strongly was Mercedes-Benz in February 2018. The Swabians sold in the United States 24.760 vehicles and was thus 1.0 per cent over the same month last year. Add to 3.028 Sprinter commercial vehicles and 106 of the Smart micro-car, so a paragraph of 27.894 vehicles and an increase of 1.9 percent, according to Daimler-counting method.

Audi , by contrast, was a full 12 percent and U.S. sales of 15.451 vehicles increase. Thus, the Ingolstadt-based company is still well behind rivals BMW and Mercedes, back but at least closer to the top.

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