MINI Press Release: In August deliveries of the MINI brand were up 10.8% to reach 16,257 vehicles. For the year to the end of August global sales totalled 162,297 (prev.yr.: 141,081) units – an increase of 15.0%. With its responsive engines combining driving fun and fuel efficiency, the MINI brand is more popular than ever, particularly in the U.S. market. With sales of 5,469 (prev.yr.: 4,076) vehicles in August, 34.2% more MINI cars were delivered to customers. Compared to the same period last year almost a third more MINI (+32.4%) were sold in the United States from January to August to reach 36,932 units (prev.yr.: 27,904).