Aug 8th, 2013
BMW Group sales growth continues to climb across the board. This includes MINI, which saw sales grow by +6.4% compared to July of 2012. Year-to-date sales are down slightly (-1.0%). As of this posting, the model-by-model breakdown hasn’t been published yet, but BMW has given us a breakdown of where geographically that market growth is coming from:
MINI reported its best July figures ever with 23,515 deliveries worldwide (prev. yr 22.102/ +6.4%). The brand recorded growth in several of its key markets including the U.S. (5,950/ +1.6%), Mainland China (2,300/ +65.2%) and Japan (1,205/ +4.2%). Year-to-date, MINI worldwide sales are at around last year’s level with 172,313 vehicles delivered to customers in the first seven months (173,979/ -1.0%).
Aug 1st, 2013
Official Release: MINI USA reported the best July ever with sales of 5,950 automobiles, an increase of 1.6 percent from the 5,855 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI sales in the U.S. are up 1.0 percent on volume of 38,306 compared to 37,914 in the first seven months of 2012. continued →
Jul 30th, 2013
MINI fan and data man Robert Mohns has compiled quite an impressive breakdown of MINI USA sales starting from January of 2010. Breaking sales down by year, month and model, this infographic shows trends not just in sales overall, but for your favorite flavor of MINI. Track Roadster sales. Put Paceman numbers in some perspective. There’s a lot of interesting information here. Select the image to see the larger version. What do you think? Has MINI’s diversification plan payed off so far?
Jul 3rd, 2013
MINI USA reported the best month ever in June with sales of 6,571 automobiles, an increase of 9.6 percent from the 5,995 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI sales in the U.S. are up 0.9 percent on volume of 32,356 compared to 32,059 in the first six months of 2012. continued →
Jun 10th, 2013
Official Release: MINI achieved a new milestone in the past month by reaching a total of more than 2.5 million deliveries to customers since its relaunch under the BMW Group in 2001. Nearly 3,000 MINI Paceman vehicles, the latest addition to the MINI family, have been sold since its launch in mid-March this year. continued →
Jun 4th, 2013
BMW Group USA remains on a sales charge in 2013, but for the first time this year, MINI USA sales fell slightly for the month of May — down -3.4% as compared to May 2012. Year-to-date sales were also down, although at a lower loss of only -1.1%.
MINI USA reported sales of 5,944 automobiles in May, a decrease of 3.4 percent from the 6,153 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI sales in the U.S. are down 1.1 percent on volume of 25,785 compared to 26,064 in the first five months of 2012.
May 13th, 2013
It’s the calm before the storm as MINI prepares to launch one of the most important models in its history late this year with the F56. But for now we’re focused on the current line-up with the Paceman recently joining the ranks and doing rather well. continued →