MUNICH (Dow Jones) – From the rising demand for Luxury cars in Europe, the U.S. and in booming regions like China, BMW has also in April benefits. Worldwide provided the DAX Group, last month 116 391 Cars of BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce for its customers, an increase of 14.6% compared to the same month low, as the Munich car maker announced on Monday. In the first four month of the year BMW exceeded with a total of 432 037 new cars sold in the level of Crisis in 2009 by 14%.
The core BMW brand, announced in April with 98 494 deliveries 16.9% more than the same month last year. In order to leave Munich in the recent Year 364 329 or 14.7% more vehicles sold than in their core brand Period last year.
For the small-car Mini decided after the Introduction of the new convertible in April 17 718 customers, an increase of 2.3%. In the first four months of the year put the model so that by 10.4% to 67 250 Vehicles.
Particularly strong were also developed with BMW in the business Asia, where the Munich in the past month 64.8% more vehicles sold. In China alone, sales were at 114.9%. But until recently on the crisis-stricken U.S. market could still grow again, and BMW sold there 9.0% more new cars. On the home market of Germany were 7.1% more Cars to customers.
Last year, BMW sold 1.29 million cars of the Core brand, the top position in the luxury class in front of Mercedes-Benz and Audi to defend. It should also not change in 2010. By new 5 Series or the Mini Countryman to the Munich more than 1.3 Million vehicles to deliver to their customers.
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May 10, 2010 04:25 ET (08:25 GMT)
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