[BERLIN] BMW said deliveries of BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce cars rose 7.6 per cent in February to a best for the month of 151,952 vehicles, thanks to good sales in Germany, North America and due to demand for the Mini and the BMW X5 offroader.
"We've had a good start to the year with February setting another sales record," said Ian Robertson, BMW board member responsible for sales and marketing.
Sales of BMW-branded vehicles rose 5.2 per cent in February to 131,416 vehicles, while Mini sales increased 27.1 per cent to 20,303. In Germany, sales rose 13.3 per cent, while in North America, sales rose 13.8 per cent. Sales of the BMW X5 were up 46 per cent.