The BMW Group (BMW and MINI brands) increased its overall car sales in June, but the plug-in segment is in retreat, waiting for new/upgraded models.

The German manufacturer reports 11,684 sales, which is 15.4% less than a year ago when sales were at a record pace. Also, the plug-in share out of overall volume decreased to 4.9%.

After six months of 2019, sales stand at 59,593 (down 1.8% year-over-year). The reverse of the downward trend should happen in the second half of the year.

BMW i + BMW iPerformance + MINI PHEV sales worldwide – June 2019

 

Here are few positive highlights provided by BMW:

"June was an exciting month for BMW Group electrified vehicles, with the announcement that the company will have 25 electrified models on the market by 2023, a full two years ahead of schedule. More than half of these will be fully electric. At the company’s future-focussed #NEXTGen event, it was also announced that in 2021, sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles are expected to be double that in 2019. BMW i sales increased by 22.0% in the first half of the year, with demand for the BMW i3 increasing by 21.2% in the same period. Sales of the BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid models increased by 43.4% in the first half-year, while deliveries of the plug-in hybrid MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4* rose by 55.8%."

 
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