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BMW Motorrad Sales Up 6.8% in Sept. 2011

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 6.8% in Sept. 2011

BMW Motorrad sales continue to increase despite the economy. In September 2011, BMW Motorrad sold 8,612 motorcycles worldwide compared to 8,066 sales in September 2010 — an increase of 6.8%. So far this year, they sold 86,892 motorcycles. That’s an increase of 6.6% compared to the 81,508 they sold Jan. – Sept. 2010. Off-road motorcyclesContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Continue to Grow in August

BMW Motorrad Sales Continue to Grow in August

BMW Motorrad continues to show solid growth with sales of 6,646 motorcycles worldwide in August. An increase of 3.8% compared the 6,405 sales seen in August 2010. Adding this August’s numbers to the total for the year brings sales to 78,280 motorcycles so far for the year. That’s an increase of 6.6% versus January throughContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 10% in July 2011

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 10% in July 2011

Sales for BMW Motorrad continued to grow in July. This follows the trend of the first half of the year where BMW Motorrad sold more motorcycles than it had in the first six months of any year in its history. A total of 11,054 (prev. yr. 10,022) vehicles were delivered to customers last month —Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sees Highest First Half-Year Sales in History

BMW Motorrad Sees Highest First Half-Year Sales in History

BMW released their June sales figures which show an increase of 2.1% in BMW motorcycles sales. Adding the 11,831 June total (up from 11,584 last year), BMW Motorrad saw their best ever first half of the year in sales. BMW Motorrad sold 60,580 vehicles through June of 2011. This represents a retail growth of 6.3%Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Continue to Increase in May

BMW Motorrad Sales Continue to Increase in May

BMW Motorrad saw their global sales rise 3.5% (to 12,568 units) in May. Worldwide a total of 48,749 BMW motorcycles were delivered to customers in 2011 up through the end of May. This represents an increase of 7.3% year-on-year. The strongest market for BMW Motorrad  continues to be Germany with 9,496 deliveries which is upContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Continued Up in April

BMW Motorrad Sales Continued Up in April

BMW Motorrad increased sales compared to the previous year for the fourth consecutive month. In continued difficult market conditions, global sales rose by 5% to 13,072 units in April. Worldwide a total of 36,181 BMW motorcycles were delivered to customers for the year up through April 2011. This represents an increase of 8.7% year-on-year. HusqvarnaContinue Reading »

2011 Q1 Sees Record Earnings for BMW Group

2011 Q1 Sees Record Earnings for BMW Group

The BMW Group continues to perform well and has generated a new record for first-quarter earnings. Group revenues increased by 28.9% to euro 16,037 million (2010: euro 12,443 million). The total number of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand cars sold increased by 21.3% to 382,758 units (2010: 315,614 units), the best first-quarter sales volume performanceContinue Reading »

First Quarter Sees Best BMW Motorcycle Sales in History

First Quarter Sees Best BMW Motorcycle Sales in History

For the first three months of this year, BMW Motorrad sold 23,109 motorcycles — an increase of 10.9% compared to the previous year — which is its best quarterly result in its history. Husqvarna Motorcycles likewise had a good quarterly showing delivering 1,940 motorcycles to customers in its first quarter — an increase of 18.3%.Continue Reading »

BMW Group Donates €1 Million to Help Japan

BMW Group Donates €1 Million to Help Japan

Given the devastating consequences of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, the BMW Group has pledged to donate aid totaling 1 million euros to the victims of the catastrophe. The company’s Board of Management expressed their shock at the tragedy unfolding in Japan. “We are deeply moved by the horrific suffering in the affected regions,”Continue Reading »

BMW Group posts record earnings for 2010

BMW Group posts record earnings for 2010

If you’re interested in the health of BMW, and really enjoy financial numbers, then this new press release makes interesting reading. For those who just want the basics, let me summarize. BMW Group’s revenues climbed 19.3% and profit was up 11.7% in 2010 (both record highs). Total sales volume for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce automobilesContinue Reading »