To some, the best part of the new year arrival is the opportunity to summarize the previous one and see how much money they’ve made or lost during the period. This is mostly the case for the automotive manufacturers who are now crunching the numbers. In regard to the U.S. market’s most competitive segment, the [...]
You often hear that you could put a BMW badge on anything and it will sell like hotcakes. While there’s some evidence to support the saying, the Bavarians don’t seem to agree with it. While they can’t complain about their sales, BMW takes every new model launch seriously, something that becomes obvious the minute you [...]
It seems like the initial concerns over the finances of our favorite Bavarian company have been greatly exaggerated when rumors and reports came in about R&D costs of the F30 BMW 3 Series. On the other hand, the news about the BMW X3 chipping into some great sales figures over the third quarter only paved [...]
Despite some initial concerns about the costs of coming up with the F30 BMW 3 Series, the Bavarians have a decent portfolio to rely upon in terms of sales. Apart from the bread and butter F10 BMW 5 Series, the Germans have ridden out the third quarter of 2011 on the impressive sales of the [...]
The BMW 3 Series was always a key part of the Bavarian company’s success but the F30 will have more of a commercial burden on its shoulders than any of its predecessors. BMW needs the 3 Series to sell well because it is one of the biggest “bread and butter” offerings they have on the [...]
According to a recent report BMW have announced their dealer network to stop deliveries of their 1 Series model, particularly the cars produced between January 2010 and May 2010. This measure has been taken after there is a concern about some of the 2008-2011 model year 1 Series coupes and convertibles.
China is a very big market and there is no doubt about that but some parts of the Chinese market can be profitable with what vehicles would otherwise be niche products. This is definitely the case for that region of China where stretched long-wheelbase vehicles are popular, so aiming for the popularity crown obtained by [...]
BMW is not content with having the global crown for sales in the luxury department, they want to win over the American market by moving them away from Lexus and in order to achieve this they are pushing their BMW Individual program. Basically what they want stateside buyers to do is to buy a car [...]
BMW is the world’s largest luxury automaker, but it may be feeling Audi breathing down it’s neck which is why the Bavarian company announced a massive cost cutting program. BMW will get some assistance from a partnership with Daimler AG’s, Mercedes-Benz unit, in order to significantly reduce spending on components and suppliers by $5.2 billion by [...]
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 .