After it delivered two million units during 2014, marking another consecutive year of record sales, BMW Group continues to grow in 2015. January was a very good month for the German manufacturer, who scored 7% increase compared to same month of 2014.
A total of 142,154 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were delivered to customers in January, a new high for the month, as in the previous year there were only 132,906 units.
BMW sales were higher than any previous January: 124,561 BMW brand vehicles were delivered to customers, 6.3% up on the same month last year.
Overall sales of MINI brand vehicles were also higher than ever before in January, with the brand achieving double-digit growth of 12.0% compared with the same period last year (17,373 / prev. yr. 15.510).
The things went good also on the green side. In the first month of the year, sales of the BMW i vehicles totaled 1,845. Around the world, 1,416 customers took delivery of a BMW i3 while sales of the BMW i8 in January reached 429.
Deliveries of BMW and MINI models in Asia were up 6.6% compared with January last year, while in the Americas, a total of 27,450 BMW and MINI vehicles were delivered to customers.