BMW Group has best ever March & First Quarter Sales

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Myclassic NEWS is excited that automotive sales are up. It is definitely a sign that money is flowing, the economy here in the states and other countries are thriving and businesses are beginning to boom again.

254,862 vehicles delivered worldwide in March, up 5.9%
BMW sales increase 5.3%, totaling 212,093
MINI sales grow 8.7% to 42,447
BMW Group sales in first quarter up 5.3% to 587,237
More than half a million BMWs sold in first quarter

The BMW brand achieved its best-ever first quarter, cracking the half million mark for the first time this early in the year. Global BMW sales totaled 503,445 units, an increase of 5.2% on the same period last year. Sales of BMW brand vehicles in March totaled 212,093, an increase of 5.3% compared with the same month last year. Many models throughout the range contributed to this growth: in March, deliveries of the BMW X1 increased 21.0% (26,759), sales of the BMW X5 were up 20.7% (17,678) while deliveries of the flagship BMW 7 Series grew 74.8% (7,134).

“We’ve achieved a strong start to the year, with our X-family models and the BMW 7 Series being the main growth drivers,” commented Dr Ian Robertson, Member of the BMW AG Board of Management with responsibility for Sales and Brand BMW. “March was the first full sales month for the new BMW 5 Series Sedan and the customer feedback for this benchmark car is already very positive,” he continued. “Our electrified models also continue to show extremely strong growth, with almost 20,000 sold in the first quarter, meaning we’re on track to achieve our target of 100,000 electrified vehicle sales this year. As we start the biggest model offensive the company has ever undertaken, I’m confident 2017 will be another record year for the BMW Group, retaining our leading position in the industry,” he added.

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