Sales in the United States of America of BMW Group product, namely BMW and Mini have registered a 9% increase over the past month.
The increase posted 21,111 vehicles sold and is recorded by comparison to sales of the same month of the past year .
Statistics on a year-to-date level indicate that the two brands of the BMW Group were able to sell a total of 76,162 units, or to put it in perspective, there’s a 7.9% growth when put against the sales volume registered in the first four months of 2009. Last month, the BMW brand recorded a 10% sales increase, sales reaching 17,268 vehicles, the year to date sales figures meanwhile post an expansion of 8.8% to total up 63,591 units.
Jim O’Donnell, President of BMW of North America is completely pleased with the result of the past month especially when considering the short supply of the two high volume models as they near the end of their life cycles. For now, O’Donnell is eagerly expecting the new 5 Series and the new X3 to hit the showroom floor unsurprisingly since the F10 5 Series got superb early reviews for the new models.
MINI was able to sell 3,843 units last month, posting a 5.1% sales increase and if you bump the level to a Year to date, MINI posted a 3.3% sales growth reaching 12,571 units shifted.