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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 November… Continue 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 dealers… Continue 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 Motorrad… Continue 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 safety… Continue 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 million… Continue Reading »