BM Group worldwide gross sales are up in April 2019

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BMW Group gross sales proceed to develop steadily, with deliveries of premium BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce automobiles rising by Zero.7% in April. The month noticed a complete of 196,179 BMW Group automobiles delivered to prospects, bringing the whole for the year-to-date to 801,520 / +Zero.2%. This optimistic consequence was achieved regardless of the downward development in lots of markets all over the world.

“This optimistic gross sales consequence, achieved in a difficult surroundings, exhibits that with our ongoing mannequin rollout, we’re attracting new prospects to our core model and making regular progress in the direction of attaining our aim of elevated gross sales in 2019,” mentioned Pieter Nota, Member of the BMW AG Board of Administration liable for Buyer, Manufacturers and Gross sales.

“Demand for the BMW X7 has exceeded our expectations and has helped general gross sales of our BMW X automobiles develop by over 20% in April. The mannequin changeover of the BMW Three Sequence is continuing as deliberate and in markets the place the seventh technology is already accessible, prospects are responding very positively to the brand new mannequin,” Nota continued.

 

Gross sales of BMW model automobiles elevated by 2.Three% in April, with a complete of 171,154 delivered to prospects worldwide within the month. That consequence brings the model’s gross sales complete for the primary 4 months of the 12 months to 690,469 / +Zero.eight%. The largest progress drivers have been the BMW X automobiles. World gross sales of the BMW X2 have been greater than double that of April final 12 months, whereas gross sales of the BMW X3 elevated by 71.Zero% and deliveries of the BMW X4 rose by 36.2%. In complete, BMW X automobiles accounted for 43.Three% of the model’s general gross sales in April with 74,049 delivered all over the world, a rise of 20.5% on the identical month final 12 months.

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Regardless of the mannequin changeover of the BMW Three Sequence, the BMW Group’s electrifiedautomobiles are sustaining gross sales within the year-to-date on the identical excessive degree as final 12 months. Demand for the BMW i3 retains on rising, with gross sales in April up 21.6%. In the meantime greater than 1 / 4 of all BMW 2 Sequence Energetic Tourer delivered to prospects are electrified (BMW 225xe iPerformance Energetic Tourer: gas consumption mixed: 2.5-2.Three l/100 km; energy consumption mixed: 13.7-13.four kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions mixed: 57-52 g/km), whereas gross sales of the plug-in hybrid MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (gas consumption mixed: 2.5-2.four l/100 km, energy consumption mixed 13.7-13.four kWh/100 km, CO2 emissions mixed: 56-55 g/km) greater than quadrupled within the month. By the tip of subsequent 12 months, the BMW Group can have launched ten new or up to date electrified fashions. By 2025, the corporate plans to have at the very least 25 electrified fashions available on the market, 12 of which might be absolutely electrical.

 

In an especially aggressive phase, and with the corporate sustaining its concentrate on profitability, MINI model gross sales decreased in comparison with final 12 months. Deliveries within the 12 months to this point totalled 109,443 (-Three.7%) whereas gross sales in April dropped 9.9% to 24,623. The month noticed a four-week break in manufacturing at Plant Oxford as a result of a scheduled annual upkeep interval. Preparations proceed for the launch of the all-new fully-electric MINI later this 12 months, a mannequin which might be constructed on the UK plant.

 

BMW Motorrad gross sales proceed to develop strongly, with year-to-date deliveries up 7.7% (57,014). In April, a complete of 18,408 (+7.7%) premium BMW Motorrad bikes and maxi scooters have been delivered to prospects all over the world.

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Gross sales within the areas/markets

Regardless of the assorted headwinds at present affecting the automotive business, BMW achieved gross sales progress in its 4 largest gross sales markets in April, bucking the development in China, the USA, Germany and the UK. The model leads the premium phase within the USA within the 12 months to this point and in April grew its share of the market in each Germany and the UK. Regardless of the continuing aggressive world market surroundings and another headwinds, the BMW Group does anticipate momentum to extend because the 12 months progresses. The corporate continues to observe its technique of prioritising profitability earlier than quantity.

 

BMW & MINI Gross sales at a look

  In April 2019 In contrast with earlier 12 months % YTD 04/2019 In contrast with earlier 12 months %
Europe 81,285 -2.5 351,969 -Zero.6
–        Germany* 28,462 +11.1 103,Zero94 +Zero.Three
–        UK 12,156 +2.four 74,410 +1.eight
Asia 74,641 +6.6 291,482 +Three.2
–        China (Mainland) 59,169 +18.2 227,603 +12.1
–        Japan four,410 +Three.9 22,125 -1.Three
Americas 35,630 -2.1 139,444 -2.1
–        USA 26,437 -2.9 109,230 -2.1
–        Latin America four,461 +Zero.Three 16,645 +Zero.eight

*Provisional registration figures

 

 

BMW Group gross sales in/ytd April 2019 at a look

 

  In April 2019 In contrast with earlier 12 months % YTD 04/2019 In contrast with earlier 12 months %
BMW Group Automotive 196,179 +Zero.7 801,520 +Zero.2
BMW 171,154 +2.Three 690,469 +Zero.eight
MINI 24,623 -9.9 109,443 -Three.7
BMW Group electrified* 9,653 -1.2 36,697 +Zero.2
BMW Motorrad 18,408 +7.7 57,014 +7.7
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*BMW i, BMW iPerformance, MINI Electrical

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