BMW Group was proud to report another landmark month in total sales with over 165,000 vehicles being delivered to customers worldwide, bringing total 2016 sales up to over 1.5 million overall.
“The BMW Group’s ongoing sales success across all our premium brands underlines the strength of our product line-up,” says Dr. Ian Robertson, Sales and Marketing Manager for BMW. “Sales are increasing across the range and our electrified models are proving extremely popular – we’ve already sold more alternative drive vehicles this year than in the whole of 2015.”
Electric vehicle sales were strong, along with many models in the X range, including the BMW X1, X3 and X4. The BMW i Subdivision has already sold more than all of 2015 combined, with 34,664 electric cars delivered this year.
In 2015, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.247 million cars and nearly 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax for the financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 December 2015, the BMW Group had a workforce of 122,244 employees.