Sales at the BMW Group set a new June record with 227,849 vehicles delivered worldwide, an increase of 9.1% year on year. This led to record first half sales up 5.8% to 1,163,1

A record 189,097 (+9.7%) BMW vehicles were delivered in June, bringing year-to-date sales to 986,557, an increase of 5.8%.

In June, 4% of all BMW sales in western Europe were electrified cars with that percentage increasing significantly in markets where e-mobility is supported by financial and infrastructure measures 14.9% in the Netherlands, Scandinavia, 13.2%.

"With our three premium brands, we've achieved good first half-year growth, with sales in Europe and Asia showing particularly strong results," said sales and marketing chief Ian Robertson. "Our focus continues to be on ensuring sustainable, profitable growth in sales and despite headwinds in some markets, our June results confirm that we are achieving just that."

Mini achieved its best-ever June with 38,282 (+6.3%) vehicles delivered. A total of 174,898 were sold in the first half of the year, an increase of 5.4%.

"This is Mini's best first-half-year performance to date," said Peter Schwarzenbauer, head of Mini, Rolls-Royce, BMW Motorrad. "Our newest two premium models are proving to be strong growth drivers. We are delighted to see that the third generation convertible is proving so popular, while the Clubman's offering of every-day practicality in the larger compact class has won many new fans for the brand."

Rolls-Royce sales in the first half of the year totalled 1,684 units, down 4.8%.