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BMW Group sales increase by 1.2% to 2,520,307 vehicles +++ Record BMW sales: up 2.0% to 2,168,516 units +++ Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad also post new all-time highs +++ Half a million electrified vehicles already delivered worldwide to date +++ Pieter Nota: “Targeting another slight sales increase in 2020” 

Munich. The BMW Group reported its ninth consecutive record year in 2019, with a total of 2,520,307 (+1.2%) BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered to customers worldwide. The BMW, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad brands also posted new all-time highs for 2019. Sales of electrified BMW and MINI vehicles also increased compared to the previous year. By the end of 2019, the BMW Group had already half a million electrified vehicles worldwide on the road. The company confirmed its position as the world’s leading premium car company for the 16th consecutive year.

“Thanks to our major model offensive, we were once again able to increase our sales in 2019 and achieve another new all-time high,” underlined Pieter Nota, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Customer, Brands and Sales. “This confirms our strategic approach, the “Power of Choice”, which allows our customers to choose the optimal drive train for their preferred model. In this way, we are able to meet our customers’ individual mobility needs worldwide,” added Nota. 

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Next milestone: Doubling the number of electrified vehicles by end of 2021 +++ BMW 330e* handed over at BMW Welt +++ BMW iX3*: new balance between range and battery size +++ Comprehensive model offensive – also for electrified vehicles

Munich. As an e-mobility pioneer, the BMW Group has reached another electromobility milestone and already delivered half a million electrified cars to customers worldwide. Sebastian Mackensen, BMW Group Senior Vice President Market Germany, handed over the keys to a very special BMW 330e* to its future owner at BMW Welt today. 

"Half a million vehicles is the best proof: Our broad range of electrified vehicles is meeting exact customer needs. Now, we are stepping up the pace significantly: We aim to have one million electrified vehicles on the roads within two years. This is our contribution towards effective climate protection," said Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG.

Comprehensive e-vehicle product offensive
Next year, the BMW X3 will become the first BMW Group vehicle available with four different drive train variants: efficient diesel, petrol, plug-in hybrid and pure electric. The biggest market for the pure electric BMW iX3* is China, where it will also be produced for the global market. 

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Dynamic growth in joint ventures’ mobility services: nearly 90 million customers – up 44 percent since start of 2019 +++ New umbrella organisation supports efficient steering and focusing of activities +++ FREE NOW increases gross merchandise value (run rate) / platform revenues significantly to reach new record of more than two billion euros

Munich/Stuttgart. Following the successful launch of the YOUR NOW joint ventures in February 2019, the companies are maintaining their dynamic growth course: Almost 90 million people currently use the joint ventures’ mobility services for car-sharing, ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodal platforms, which are offered in over 1,300 cities worldwide.

The shareholders are now setting course for the joint ventures’ next phase of expansion, which will be focused on profitable growth. The services offered by the joint ventures will continue to be tailored to customer needs and clustered into three pillars: 1. FREE NOW. 2. SHARE NOW. 3. PARK NOW & CHARGE NOW. The introduction of a new umbrella organization, effective 1 January 2020, will support efficient management of these three pillars.

Rainer Feurer, Senior Vice President Investment of BMW Group: “As a shareholder, we firmly believe that combining the services into three pillars will strengthen the joint ventures’ impact and focus in a highly competitive, fast-growing environment. Both shareholders are backing the YOUR NOW business model and are determined to develop the joint ventures into a leading player in the mobility market.” Franz Reiner, CEO of Daimler Mobility AG: “We are setting the course for the YOUR NOW joint ventures to achieve sustainable profitability. At the same time, partnerships are increasingly important to success in the marketplace and, in this respect, we are open to further stepping up growth.”

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Deliveries to customers BMW, MINI & Rolls-Royce.

Balanced Sales Distribution in all major regions.
BMW Group sales volume as of 9M-2019.

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Including the joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd., Shenyang (9M-2019: 392,394 units).

SALES VOLUME OF AUTOMOBILES as of 9M-2019.

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In g CO2/km; *Adjusted value for 2017 based on planned conversion to WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure).

CO2 EMISSIONS OF BMW GROUP AUTOMOBILES (EU-28).

DIVIDEND FOR THE FINANCIAL YEARS 2015 – 2018.
(PER ORDINARY STOCK IN €)

MANAGEMENT SUMMARY.
OUTLOOK FOR THE BMW GROUP IN 2019.

BMW Group.

  • Profit before tax: significant decrease.
  • Workforce size at year-end: in line with last year's level.

AUTOMOTIVE SEGMENT.

  • Deliveries to customers: slight increase.
  • Carbon fleet emissions (EU-28): slight reduction.
  • EBIT margin: between 4.5 and 6.5%.
  • Return on capital employed: significant decrease.

MOTORCYCLES SEGMENT.

  • Deliveries to customers: solid increase.
  • EBIT margin: in target range between 8 and 10%.
  • Return on capital employed: solid increase.

FINANCIAL SERVICES SEGMENT.

  • Return on equity (RoE): in line with last year's level.

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