The BMW Group sold almost 5 percent more cars last month compared to last year and delivered over 2 million so far in 2015.
The BMW Group has reported it delivered 197,480 vehicles to customers worldwide last month, which stands for a 4.9 percent increase. This brings the total number of vehicles sold by the company so far in 2015 to 2,033,948 units, 6.9 percent more than in 2014. It’s the first time the company has sold over 2 million vehicles by this stage in the year. Sales of BMW brand vehicles in November were 5.6 percent higher than in the same month last year, with a total of 167,853 vehicles delivered. In the year-to-date, 1,728,553 BMW cars were sold around the world, an increase of 5.8 percent on the same period last year.
November was also a solid month for the MINI brand with sales totaling 29,271, just above the sales result achieved in November last year (+0.9 percent). MINI sales for the year-to-date are also higher, with a total of 302,091 delivered to customers so far in 2015 (+13.8 percent). Monthly sales of the 5 door MINI are more than twice what they were in November last year, with a total of 8,510 delivered.
Steady sales growth continues in Europe, where deliveries were up 6.8 percent in November (85,999); the year-to-date figure for the region is 9.7 percent higher than the same period last year (902,223). In Germany, the BMW Group’s home market, sales increased 5.7 percent in November, with a total of 24,056 new BMWs and MINIs registered. Deliveries to customers in the company’s second biggest market, the US, were 1.2 percent up on November last year, totaling 36,447 cars. Monthly sales in Mainland China, the brand’s most important market, totaled 41,090 (+3.2 percent).