BMW brand sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totaled 2,774 in December 2018, a rise of 2.0 percent covering the 2,720 bought in exactly the same month in 2009.
For the entire year, combined sales of BMW Group (BMW and MINI) electrified vehicles exceeded 25,000 the first time, and grew 17.9 % compared to 2017.
BMW Group currently offers seven electrified models in the U.S., including the BMW i3, BMW i8, BMW 330e, BMW 530e, BMW 740e, BMW X5 xDrive 40e and MINI Countryman plug-in-hybrid.
Plug-in hybrid versions of your all-new BMW X5 as well as the all-new BMW 3 Series are announced and definately will begin sales during 2019.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 0.3 percent in December 2018 for a total of 34,357 when compared with 34,253 vehicles bought from December 2017. For that 12 months, BMW brand sales increased 1.7 percent on total sales of 311,014 as opposed to 305,685 purchased from 2017.
“We have observed the momentum building throughout 2018 and BMW during the U.S. starts the New Year with 14 straight months of sales increases and good sales month ever for all our U.S. built BMW X3 Sport activity Vehicle,” said Bernhard Kuhnt, President and CEO, BMW of United states.? “Our optimism for 2019 is dependent on solid facts including the continued strong sales of the 5 Series, together with the 5 Series PHEV since the best-selling luxury plug-in hybrid vehicle from the U.S.? Now, the all-new X5 is generating a strong impact in its first 2 months out there and we are eager for the appearance of your all-new X7, plus the highly anticipated launch within the all-new 3 Series inside the months ahead.”
For December, MINI USA reported 2,797 vehicles sold, a reduction in 39.3 percent through the 4,611 purchased from the identical month last year. Total year sales to the MINI Countryman sport-activity vehicle increased 18.2 percent in 2018 compared to 14,864 sales in 2017. In 2018, MINI USA reported at all times . 43,684 vehicles sold, a decrease of 7.3 percent in the 47,105 vehicles sold in 2017.