BMW Reports November 2018 U.S. Sales

BMW Reports November 2018 U.S. Sales

04.12.2018: BMW brand sales increase for 13th consecutive month. All-new U.S.-built BMW X5 arrives at BMW Centers and the LA Auto Show. BMW electrified vehicles accounted for 7.7 percent of total U.S. sales. Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 1.0 pe

BMW brand sales increase for 13th consecutive month.



All-new U.S.-built BMW X5 arrives at BMW Centers and the LA Auto Show.


BMW electrified vehicles accounted for 7.7 percent of total U.S. sales.




Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 1.0 percent in November 2018 for a total of 28,330, compared to 28,049 vehicles sold in November 2017. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 1.9 percent on sales of 276,657 vehicles compared to 271,432 sold in the first eleven months of 2017.


 
“BMW sales growth in the U.S. reached another milestone as November marked our 13th straight month of sales increases in the U.S. with our expanding line of Sports Activity Vehicles once more leading the way,” said Bernhard Kuhnt, President and CEO, BMW of North America.




“The all-new BMW X5 delivered an extraordinary result in its first weeks on sale with the X3 and the 5 Series rounding out the month as our top sellers. This week, the all-new BMW X7, which debuted at the LA Auto Show last week, begins production at our manufacturing plant in South Carolina and will reach BMW showrooms in early 2019.”



 
BMW’s lineup of Sports Activity Vehicles accounted for 56 percent of BMW brand sales in November 2018. This was led by the all-new BMW X5 and BMW X3, which together represented one out of every three BMW vehicles sold in the U.S. in November.




For the ninth consecutive month, the BMW X3 was the top-selling BMW model in the U.S. – closely followed by the all-new BMW X5, which recently began arriving at BMW Centers across the U.S. and throughout the world. Last week, one special BMW X5 was driven in a straight line across the U.S., directly from the production line in Spartanburg, South Carolina to its debut on stage at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. (Video included.)
 
 




Table 1: New Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, November 2018
                


Nov 2018 Nov 2017 % YTD 2018 YTD 2017 %




BMW passenger cars 16,511 18,107 -8.8% 176,037 180,621 -2.5%

BMW light trucks 11,819 9,942 100,620 90,811 10.8%

TOTAL BMW 28,330 28,049 1.0% 276,657 271,432 1.9%
 
 
 
 
 
 
BMW Group Electrified Vehicle Sales



BMW brand sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totaled 2,314 in November 2018, a decrease from the 2,725 sold in the same month a year ago. In total, BMW Group (BMW and MINI) electrified vehicles accounted for 7.7 percent of U.S. sales in November 2018.



 
BMW Group currently offers five electrified models in the U.S., including the BMW i3, BMW i8 and i8 Roadster, BMW 530e, BMW 740e, and MINI Countryman plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle. Plug-in hybrid versions of the all-new BMW X5 and the all-new BMW 3 Series have been announced and will begin sales in the U.S. at a future date.




 
MINI Brand Sales


For November, MINI USA reported 3,528 vehicles sold, a decrease of 12.6 percent from the 4,038 sold in the same month a year ago. MINI sales in November were led by the MINI Countryman, with 1,175 units. Year-to-date sales of the MINI Countryman have increased 23.0 percent compared to the first eleven months of 2017. Year to date, MINI brand sales are down 3.8 percent.



 
BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles



BMW Certified Pre-Owned sold 8,509 vehicles, a decrease of 12.4 percent from November 2017.


Total BMW Pre-Owned sold 18,267 vehicles, an increase of 0.5 percent from November 2017.
 
 
MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles


MINI Certified Pre-Owned sold 971 vehicles in November, an increase of 30.5 percent from November 2017.



Total MINI Pre-Owned sold 2,198 vehicles in November, an increase of 2.4 percent from November 2017.






Table 2: Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, November 2018



Nov 2018 Nov 2017 % YTD 2018 YTD 2017 %



BMW CPO 8,509 9,718 -12.4% 113,437 124,275 -8.7%

BMW Total Pre-Owned 18,267 18,175 0.5% 223,277 217,044 2.9%
 
MINI CPO 971 744 30.5% 12,551 10,076 24.6%

MINI Total Pre-Owned 2,198 2,146 2.4% 29,406 27,750 6.0%
 







Kenn Sparks- photo BMW

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/bmw-us-sales-november-2018---184149.html

04.12.2018 / MaP

More News

Kia Motors posts global sales of 247,115 vehicles in November
03.12.2018
Kia Motors Corporation announced its November 2018 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 247,115 units sold, which represents a 3.8 percent year-on-year decrease. Overseas sales dropped 4.6 more >>
Alliance: Groupe Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi joint release
29.11.2018
Over the past few days, the Board of Directors of Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation have all – individually and collectively - emphatically reiterated their strong commitment to the Alliance. more >>
Mitsubishi Motors Announces Production, Sales and Export Figures for October 2018
29.11.2018
October 2018 Fiscal Year 2018 (18/04-18/10) Calendar Year 2018 (18/01-16/10) Volume (unit) YoY(%) Volume (unit) YoY(%) Volume (unit) YoY(%)ProductionDomestic Produc more >>
Volkswagen invests in digital specialist diconium
23.11.2018
With diconium as a technology partner, Volkswagen is taking the next step in the development of the Volkswagen Auto-motive Cloud. This will link the fully connected vehicle, the cloud-based platform (One Digital Platform) and digital value-added services. &nbs more >>
Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office notes on MM. C. Ghosn and G.Kelly
22.11.2018
Shin Kukimoto, deputy public prosecutor at the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office, said on Thursday that he could not comment on whether Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn had admitted to allegations of financial misconduct.Kukimoto also said that Ghosn is being held at the Tokyo Detention Centre and that the Tokyo District Court on Wednesday approved detaining Ghosn for more >>
Tokyo District Court on Carlos Ghosn and Greg Kelly
21.11.2018
    Tokyo District Court has decided that Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn and Representative Director Greg Kelly will be detained for 10 days, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday.Ghosn was arrested on Monday after a Nissan internal investigation found he had allegedly engaged in years of wrongdoing, including personal use of company money and under-r more >>
Renault Group Board of Directors communication on Mr. Carlos Ghosn
20.11.2018
The Board of Directors of Renault held today adopted transitional governance measures to preserve the interests of the Group and the continuity of its operations.The Board was chaired by the lead independent director Mr. Philippe Lagayette after the opening of judicial proceedings against Mr. Carlos Ghosn in Japan. At this stage, the Board is unable to c more >>
Groupe Renault statement ref Carlos Ghosn
20.11.2018
Groupe Renault, which acknowledges the first statement from the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor Office in connection with the judicial proceedings regarding Mr. Carlos Ghosn, is fully engaged and monitors carefully the development of the situation. Thierry Bolloré, Chief Operating Officer Groupe Renault, is specifically in charge of the continuity of the Exe more >>
Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG re-assigns responsibility for China Board of Management Division
16.11.2018
Dr. Herbert Diess to be responsible for China business    Dr. Stephan Wöllenstein (photo caption) to manage the operational business of the Group in China as CEO in the future &nbs more >>
Acura RDX Sets New Annual Sales Record
14.11.2018
    RDX eclipses previous annual sales record of 52,361 units, set in 2016, with more than six selling weeks left in the year    RDX is the retail best-selling model in the premium midsize CUV category, luxury's largest more >>
Neuer Pkw-Prüfstandard bremst Konjunktur
13.11.2018
Neue Studie des IfW Kiel: "Zuwachs des BIP im dritten Quartal um 0,3 Prozentpunkte gedämpft"  Der neue Abgasprüfstandard WLTP hat in der deutschen Automobilindustrie f more >>
Exceptional situation impacts Audi deliveries also in October
09.11.2018
   October: minus 25.7 percent; January through October: minus 0.9 percent        Growth in China, negative exceptional effects in Europe        Interim CEO and Head of Sales Bram Schot: “We nearly doubled the number of homologated models last month”  more >>
Volkswagen deliveries are down in October
09.11.2018
516,900 vehicles delivered throughout the world, 6.2 percent below October 2017    Overall market and deliveries in China continue to be affected by trade dispute with the USA     As expected, effects of WLTP changeover in Europe become less pronounced     Positive impetus from Brazil (+61.8 pe more >>
Nissan contributes € 384 million for third quarter 2018 to Renault’s earnings
08.11.2018
Nissan released today its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018/2019 (April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019).  Nissan’s results, published in JGAAP, for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018/2019 (July 1st to September 30th, 2018), more >>
Mercedes-Benz begins fourth quarter with new sales record
07.11.2018
    Last month, Mercedes-Benz sold 190,021 vehicles worldwide – more than ever before in an October (+3.9%).    From January to October, unit sales by Mercedes-Benz of 1,905,108 vehicles were slightly above the hig more >>
BMW Group clearly focused on mobility of the future
07.11.2018
-  Krüger: Forward-looking approach has absolute priority-  Key strategic decisions taken in recent months- Significantly higher upfront expenditure for R&D-  Revenues and earnings for nine-month period at high levels -  High volatility and intense competition - Outlook announced on 25 September con more >>
Volkswagen remains on track for growth despite a challenging environment
06.11.2018
Sales revenue and deliveries above prior-year level    As expected, operating profit for the third quarter affected by WLTP changeover    Forecasts for sales revenue and operating profit for 2018 confirmed    more >>
Mitsubishi Motors Reports FY2018 First-Half Financial Results
06.11.2018
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) today announced its financial results for the first-half of FY2018 (from April 1 to September 30, 2018).   more >>
Trucks and Electrified Vehicles Spark Strong October Sales for American Honda
01.11.2018
•    American Honda trucks gain 6.5% to set new October record•    Honda electrified vehicles have best month on record, exceeding 6,000 retail sales for second month in a row•& more >>
Kia Motors posts global sales of 250,294 vehicles in October
01.11.2018
Kia Motors Corporation announced its October 2018 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 250,294 units sold, which represents a 4.2 percent year-on-year increase.Overseas more >>
AUDI AG after three quarters: key financials impacted by extraordinary factors
31.10.2018
WLTP changeover and numerous model changes: 8.3% operating return on sales before special items for the first three quarters, 6.5% after special items        Special item affecting earnings of €800 million fine imposed by Munich II Public Prosecutor’s Office in the third quarter        more >>
Porsche achieves growth in revenue and operating result
31.10.2018
Record number of employees at 31,753Thanks to a strong third quarter, Porsche AG once again increased its operating result, revenue, deliveries and number of employees in the first nine months of 2018. The operating result compared with the same period in the previ more >>
Alliance Ventures leads strategic investment in WeRide.ai
31.10.2018
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and WeRide.ai to increase presence in Chinese autonomous vehicle services. Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor of WeRide.ai (former more >>
Sentinel Capital Partners Acquires Holley Performance Products
29.10.2018
COMBINATION WITH DRIVEN PERFORMANCE BRANDS CREATES LEADING BRANDED AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS PLATFORMSentinel Capital Partners (“Sentinel”), a private equity firm that invest more >>
Olivier Murguet is appointed Renault Executive Vice-President Sales & Regions
25.10.2018
Groupe Renault announces the appointment of Olivier Murguet as Executive Vice-President of the new Sales & Regions Division. He will report to Thierry Bolloré, Chief Operating Officer and will become a member of Gro more >>
Volkswagen subsidiary TRATON refines portfolio
25.10.2018
   Volkswagen AG acquires MAN Energy Solutions SE and all shares in Renk AG from MAN SE     TRATON AG is thereby focusing exclusively on trucks, buses and digital transportation solutions     Frank Witter, CFO: “In the light of our decision to prepare TRATON for a possible initial public offering (IP more >>
Daimler Group investment in the future and outlook
25.10.2018
The Daimler Group invested €2.1 billion in property, plant and equipment in the third quarter (Q3 2017: €1.5 billion). Most of that investment, €1.6 billion, was at the Mercedes-Benz Cars division (Q3 2017: €1.0 billion). The Group’s research and development expenditure in the third quarter amounted to €2.4 billion (Q3 2017 more >>
Daimler achieves third-quarter EBIT of €2.5 billion in a volatile environment
25.10.2018
       Slight decrease in unit sales to 794,700 vehicles (-4%)    Revenue close to prior-year level at €40.2 billion (Q3 2017: €40.7 billion)    Group more >>
Groupe PSA: Q3 2018 Revenue +7.8% growth
24.10.2018
•    Groupe PSA Q3 revenue at €15.4 billion[1] and YTD revenue up 29.1% at €54 billion;•    Peugeot Citroën DS (PCD) Automotive division revenue up 0.8%: o    Strong market share increase in Europe: +0.7 pt[2];o    Negative impact of exchange rates e more >>
PSA Supervisory Board decision
24.10.2018
At its meeting of 23 October 2018, and acting on the recommendation of the Appointments, Compensation and Governance Committee, the Supervisory Board of Peugeot S.A. decided to appoint Louis Gallois, an independent member of the Supervisory Board as well as its Chairman, as a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.Louis Gallois will contribute his ski more >>
Group Renault Revenues of €11.5 billion in the third quarter of 2018
23.10.2018
•    Group registrations increased by 2.9%, including Jinbei and Huasong brands since January 1, 2018. On an equivalent scope to 2017, Groupe Renault sales decreased by 1.7% in a global market that fell by 2.4%.•    Group revenues amounted to €11,484 million1-2 in the quarter (-6.0%). At constant exchange rates a more >>
Alliance Ventures invests in Data Ecosystem for shared transport services
12.10.2018
Alliance Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world's largest automotive group by unit sales, today announced that it led a $5 million Series A investment in Coord, the US mobility data platform.  more >>
Volkswagen deliveries in September affected by WLTP changeover, as expected
10.10.2018
485,000 vehicles delivered throughout the world in September – 18.3 percent below September 2017     Europe and Germany affected by especially severe fall as a result of expected WLTP effect on overall market and the brand     Brazil continues to grow: +26.1 percent compared with September 2017  more >>
Mercedes-Benz sells more than 200,000 vehicles worldwide in September
08.10.2018
    From January to September, unit sales by Mercedes-Benz of 1,715,087 vehicles were at the high prior-year level (-0.1%).    Worldwide, Mercedes-Benz sold 202,819 units in September (-8.2%).    In the third quarter, 526,255 cars with the star were delivered to customers worldwide (-8.2%). more >>
Renault Board of Directors proposes the appointment of Mr. Thomas Courbe as Director
05.10.2018
Mr. Pascal Faure, who has served on Groupe Renault’s Board of Directors as representative of the French State since February 2013, has decided to resign from his office as Director. During its meeting held on more >>
Exceptional situation in Europe adversely affects AUDI AG deliveries in September
05.10.2018
Down 22.0 percent in the month, year as a whole up 2.0 percent year-on-year        Growth in China and North America, negative extraordinary effects in Europe        Interims-CEO and Sales chief Bram Schot: “We expected challenging months and are responding actively to the situation” more >>
Opel Achieves Market Share of 10.2 Percent in September in Germany
02.10.2018
Opel benefitted from the timely and consistent preparation of the transition to the new WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) test cycle in September: The brand with the Blitz achieved a passenger car market share of 10.2 percent (+ 2.6 percentage points) in Germany in September. more >>
Daimler sets its course for the future
26.09.2018
-  Dieter Zetsche to succeed Manfred Bischoff in the Supervisory Board – Ola Källenius to become Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG in 2019    Supervisory Board prepares succession at an early stage    Dieter Zetsche to be elected as member of the Supervisory Bo more >>
Williams Reports 2018 Interim Results
24.09.2018
Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months to 30 June 2018. WGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of compa more >>

2001-2019 automobilsport.com full copyright