Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 6.9 percent in April for a total of 26,952 compared to 25,202 vehicles sold in April, 2014.
“A good April result with a BMW sales record is the perfect set-up going into what are typically the even stronger sales months of May and June,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “All of us at BMW are excited about this season because starting right now, in May, we are celebrating 40 years of an icon, the … CONTINUED
The BMW Group broke ground today at the future site of a new Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Galveston. BMW is expanding its vehicle distribution network to southeastern Texas to better serve the 45 BMW and MINI dealers within four states (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas) that make up a part of the Southern Region. Craig Westbrook, Vice President – Aftersales, BMW of North America, Jim Goldsmith, Vehicle Processing and Distribution Department Head, BMW of North America, John Felitto, President of Wallenius … CONTINUED
Deliveries increase 9.2% to total 232,556 vehicles
Record first quarter sales, up 8.1% to 526,669
Balanced growth in all sales regions globally
Strong sales for new BMW models: 2 Series, 4 Series, X5 and X6
BMW i deliveries top 2,600 in March
MINI records strongest-ever first quarter
Munich. Deliveries of BMW Group vehicles in March reached a new high contributing to the company’s best ever first quarter sales figures. Around the world, a total of 232,556 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were sold in March, up 9.2% on the previous … CONTINUED
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 6.9 percent in March for a total of 34,310 compared to 32,107 vehicles sold in March, 2014.
“We are seeing a growing confidence and optimism among consumers across the country and for BMW the result is record sales in the first quarter of this year,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “The record first quarter is especially satisfying as BMW of North America is celebrating its 40th Anniversary at the New York Auto Show … CONTINUED
In a special ceremony at its Spartanburg plant this morning, BMW celebrated its three millionth vehicle to roll off the line. The vehicle, a Donington Grey Metallic X5 M with Mugello Red Full Merino leather seats and Carbon Fiber interior trim, was driven by Dawn Burgess, Associate #433, hired in 1994.
Burgess presented the keys to the milestone vehicle to Manfred Erlacher, President and CEO of BMW Manufacturing.
“The growth of this plant has been quite extraordinary,” said Erlacher. ”Today, as we witness another historic moment, … CONTINUED
BMW Group global sales achieve new record in February
Deliveries total 151,952 vehicles, increase of 7.6%
Year-to-date sales rise 7.3% to 294,112
Sales in Europe increase 7.7% in first two months
Munich. The BMW Group achieved its best-ever February sales result with 151,952 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand vehicles delivered worldwide (prev. yr. 141,207/ +7.6%). A record number of 294,112 (prev. yr. 274,113) automobiles have been delivered to customers since the start of the year – an increase of 7.3% compared with the same period last year.
“We’ve had … CONTINUED
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 14.5 percent in February for a total of 25,201 compared to 22,017 vehicles sold in February, 2014.
“In spite of ferocious cold and mountains of snow in so much of the country in February, our customers proved they could overcome and made it possible for BMW to post a new record for February sales,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “Improved availability of the always popular X5 and the strong and growing interest in our … CONTINUED
The one-millionth vehicle, a BMW 3 Series Sedan, rolled off the assembly line at BMW’s South African manufacturing plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria, earlier today. The production anniversary was celebrated during a visit by member of the Management Board of BMW AG responsible for production, Harald Krüger.
“Globalization has been an inherent part of our corporate strategy for more than four decades. Established in 1973, plant Rosslyn was BMW Group’s first foreign plant and represents a cornerstone of our global production network with presently 30 sites … CONTINUED
Following on from a record-breaking 2014, where the BMW Group delivered more than two million vehicles, 2015 has got off to a good start with sales up 7.0% compared with the same month last year. A total of 142,154 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were delivered to customers in January, a new high for the month (prev. yr. 132,906).
“This is a positive start, building on the success of last year,” said Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for … CONTINUED
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 4.0 percent in January for a total of 18,981 compared to 18,253 vehicles sold in January, 2014.
“Coming after a record December and a record 2014 year-end result, the January numbers are a solid start for the new year and I am confident the trend will accelerate in the months ahead,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “I am especially pleased that MINI is again showing its strength as availability of its new models improves.”
To … CONTINUED
At the 2015 Washington Auto Show, two of the top automakers, BMW of North America and Volkswagen of America, together with ChargePoint, the largest electric vehicle charging network, announced an initiative to create express charging corridors along heavily-traveled routes on the East and West Coasts. Designed to increase the number of fast charging locations, the initiative will help meet the large and growing demand for convenient, publicly available electric vehicle fast chargers, including direct current (DC) Fast charging locations, and support the adoption of … CONTINUED
As many of you may or may not know, dealership in the USA as based on a franchise system, where BMW does not directly own the places where their cars are actually sold.
However, they can establish rules to maintain certain standards. These standards are collectively called “Future Retail 2016″ which include the “BMW Genius”, an idea borrowed from Apple, where there are non-sales staff in the dealership who exist to answer any detailed questions about the cars. BMW also plans to ‘increase the number … CONTINUED
BMW outsold Audi and Mercedes-Benz in December to round off a 10th year as global luxury car-sales champion but its two German rivals have reduced its advantage.
Deliveries by BMW’s core brand jumped 14 percent last month to 177,954 cars. That took full-year sales to a record 1.81 million, up 10 percent, the company said in a statement today, citing strong demand in China and the United States.
BMW group deliveries including BMW, Rolls-Royce and Mini vehicles rose 8 percent to 2.11 million in 2014. Group … CONTINUED
Record worldwide sales: up 7.9% with a total of 2,117,965 deliveries
Best ever year for BMW, BMW Motorrad and Rolls-Royce
MINI sales up 20.7% in December – a new record for the month
Robertson: New models and balanced global growth key to success
BMW i sales around 17,800; Krüger: BMW i8 production increased
Twelve years after the start of production of BMW cars back in 2003, the Chinese production site in Shenyang has reached an impressive milestone: At the newest plant at the production site, Tiexi, the one-millionth vehicle produced in China has rolled off the assembly line earlier today. The anniversary vehicle is a BMW 3 Series Sedan long version; the model has been produced exclusively for the Chinese market since 2012.
Harald Krüger, member of the Management Board of BMW AG responsible for production, commented on … CONTINUED
The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported December sales of 48,141 vehicles, an increase of 9.5% percent from the 43,981 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. At year end, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 5.3 percent on sales of 395,850 compared to 375,782 in 2013, a new record for the BMW Group U.S.
“The record result in 2014 for BMW proves that solid growth is still possible when you have the right products that … CONTINUED