Sales of the BMW brand in June for the first time exceeded 200 thousand vehicles, an increase of 4% compared to the same month a year earlier.
German carmaker BMW has increased sales in January-June 2018 1.8% – up to 1 million 242,5 thousand cars. This is a record figure for the first half of the year, reports Interfax-Ukraine with reference to the data group.
So, in June, sales of the automaker, combining the brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce rose 2.7%, to 238,92 thousand cars, which is a record for this month.
Sales of electric cars by BMW in June surged by 47.6% yoy, reaching 13,806 thousand cars, which is a record high.
Since the beginning of the year, the automaker sold 60,66 thousand electric cars, which is 42.5% more than the year before.
The growth in sales of electric vehicles allows BMW to rely on the achievement of target sales in this segment at the level of 140 thousand in the current year.
Sales of the BMW brand in June for the first time exceeded 200 thousand units, an increase of 4% compared with the same month a year earlier. From the beginning, the implementation of brand cars rose 2% to 1,059 million units, the growth rate was observed in all regional markets, the company said.
Sales of MINI brand in June fell by 3.8% to 37,96 thousand vehicles in the first six months increased by 0.1%, to 181,43 thousand cars.
The implementation of the car brand Rolls-Royce in January-June grew by 13.1%, to 1,781 thousand
Sales of the automaker in Europe in the first half of the year rose 1.2%, in particular, in Germany by 0.6%. In Asia, sales increased by 1.9%, including in China 2.2%, in North and South America is 3.9%.
Recall that in Ukraine increased the demand for electric cars. While in second place is the BMW i3.
Also earlier it was reported that in state court in new Jersey filed a lawsuit against BMW, which is accused of manipulating data about the emissions of diesel engines.
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