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BMW Motorrad Launches into New Year with Best January Ever

BMW Motorrad Launches into New Year with Best January Ever

After record sales last year (the fourth record year in a row), BMW Motorrad has started the new year with a big bump in sales. In January 2015, 15.2% more motorcycles and maxi scooters were sold to customers worldwide — 6,263 units versus 5,438 in January 2014. “Following the fourth record year in succession, 2015Continue Reading »

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

BMW Motorrad achieved records sales in 2014 — the fourth year in a row of new record sales — with 123,495 motorcycles and scooters delivered to customers. This is an amazing increase of 7.2% compared to the 115,215 units sold in the already strong 2013. In December, deliveries rose by 10.9% to 7,032 units (previousContinue Reading »

November Sales Push BMW Motorrad to New Record

November Sales Push BMW Motorrad to New Record

BMW Motorrad’s November 2014 sales have helped it top its record sales for all of last year with another month still remaining. Through November, BMW Motorrad sold 7.0% more motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide (116,463 versus 108,872 through November 2013). This puts sales above the record figure of 115,215 units achieved in 2013. In NovemberContinue Reading »

New October Sales Record for BMW Motorrad

New October Sales Record for BMW Motorrad

Sales for BMW Motorrad are 7.4% ahead of the previous year after 10 months. As of October, 109,052 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered (previous year: 101,530 units). Sales in that month rose by 5.5% to a new record for October of 8,835 vehicles (previous year: 8,376 units). “Demand for our motorcycles worldwide is developing veryContinue Reading »

Shell to Supply BMW-Branded Oils

Shell to Supply BMW-Branded Oils

Shell has announced they have been chosen by BMW AG to be the only recommended supplier for aftermarket engine oils starting in 2015 for BMW, BMW i, BMW M, MINI and BMW Motorrad brands. The agreement means Shell will produce and supply BMW’s branded engine oils available at BMW’s network of more than 3,500 dealersContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sells 100,000+ Vehicles Through September 2014

BMW Motorrad Sells 100,000+ Vehicles Through September 2014

BMW Motorrad worldwide sales reached a new all-time high of 100,217 units sold through the first three-quarters of this year — the first time in history BMW has topped 100,000 vehicles through September. Last year, BMW Motorrad sold 93,154 units through September 2014, making this year an increase of 7.6%. It was just a fewContinue Reading »

August Sales Down Slightly, BMW to Premiere New S1000RR and Two Other Models at INTERMOT

August Sales Down Slightly, BMW to Premiere New S1000RR and Two Other Models at INTERMOT

From January to August 2014, BMW Motorrad sold a total of 90,226 motorcycles and maxi scooters, thereby achieving a new all-time high — up 7.6% over the 83,890 units sold last year. However, August’s sales of 7,587 vehicles was down 1.6% compared to last year’s exceptionally strong figure of 7,708 units. Heiner Faust, BMW MotorradContinue Reading »

BMW Shows Off Authority Vehicles at European Trade Fair

BMW Shows Off Authority Vehicles at European Trade Fair

The biennial GPEC fair (General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference) is Europe’s biggest industry-only special trade fair showcasing police equipment and security technology. As an important industry and technology fair, this eighth GPEC event which runs from September 9-11, 2014, will provide a range of information for trade visitors from police and other public safetyContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Posts Best Ever July Sales

BMW Motorrad Posts Best Ever July Sales

BMW Motorrad posted its best ever July sales result last month with 11,661 vehicles sold. Compared to July 2013 — a record month at the time with 11,241 units sold — customers picked up 3.7% more motorcycles and maxi scooters. Through July, worldwide sales likewise reached a new all-time high at 82,639 units sold, an increaseContinue Reading »

BMW Financials Set Half-Year Records

BMW Financials Set Half-Year Records

BMW reported its second-quarter financial results this week. The motorcycle division saw revenues grow by 11.2% to € 528 million (about $706 million) from € 475 million ($635 million) in 2013. Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) increased 19.6% to € 55 million ($73.6 million) from € 46 million ($61.5 million) in 2013 and profit before tax rose 20.0% to € 54 millionContinue Reading »