August 2018: BMW Germany increases sales by 3.1 percent

The August 2018 on the German car market dominated by the changeover to the new WLTP cycle. Because many of the vehicles from 1.9. not more than new cars can be allowed and the Portfolio of many manufacturers, thus significantly shrinking, have been numerous merchants your Parking with own approvals. The result of the German new vehicle registrations, the most successful August ever, but primary on the paper, because, of course, will follow the High in August, a sharp decline in September and the following months.

Overall shot of the new registrations in August 2018 to 24.7 percent in height, multiple single brands increased their sales by even 90% or more. At the top of Renault, the French reported a Plus of 101,9 percent. With a view to the size of the sales volume is even more impressive is the Pay at Volkswagen, the Wolfsburg boosted their sales by 46.2 percent to 63.623 units – so we are talking of nearly 30,000 additional vehicles sold compared to the same month last year.

Also the VW subsidiary, Audi reported an increase of 45.3 percent and sold 28.198 vehicles, what makes the Ingolstadt-based company in August of 2018, the biggest Premium providers in Germany. How sustainable this success is, we will show in the coming months. As one of the few manufacturers in the Mercedes-Benz is in the Minus, the Stuttgart sold 23.764 vehicles and are 10.9 percent below the same month last year.

This is not relevant to rashes it is, however, in the case of BMW Germany: 19.289 units, the sale of move numbers to the expected level, a slight increase of 3.1 per cent brings the people of Munich, however, is an atypical special role in the German market: in addition to Suzuki and Land Rover, BMW is the only brand, whose sales fluctuated in August to less than five percent and thus roughly at the level of the prior year. Also here is valid: What is the value of the August-only show in the coming months.

(Graphics & information: KBA)

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