BMW Group delivered 1,339,047 cars in H1 2021 – 39.1% YoY gain; increase in demand across all regions

BMW Group delivered 1,339,047 cars in H1 2021 – 39.1% YoY gain; increase in demand across all regions

BMW Group recently announced its business results for the first half of the year, where it revealed that a total of 1,339,047 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand vehicles were delivered to customers, which is up by 39.1% from the Covid-affected period last year.

Within that main total, all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles accounted for 153,243 units sold, representing a substantial increase of 148.6% compared to a year earlier. On a related note, BMW Motorrad also saw deliveries rise by 40.3% to 107,610 units, eclipsing 76,707 units in H1 2020.

The BMW Group recorded significant growth across all regions of the world, with deliveries in Europe up by 35.4% in H1 2021 to 504,834 units. Meanwhile, in the Americas, sales of the three brands mentioned at the start climbed 47.6% to 225,144 units, with the United States alone registering a 52% increase to 184,436 units.

It’s the same story in Asia, where 580,351 units were delivered in H1 2021, representing a 39.2% increase from H1 2020. In China, the company saw sales rocket up by 42% to 467,956 units compared to 329,447 units a year ago.

As a result of the encouraging demand, the company saw its profit before tax rise to 9.736 billion euros from 498 million euros in H1 2020, backed by a 28.1% increase in revenue of 55.36 billion euros.

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Gerard Lye

Originating from the corporate world with a background in finance and economics, Gerard’s strong love for cars led him to take the plunge into the automotive media industry. It was only then did he realise that there are more things to a car than just horsepower count.


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