BMW increased sales 16.4% from 80,740 in May 2001 to to 93,982 cars last month. For the five months to the end of May, deliveries increased by 18.7% to 449,286 units (YTD 2001: 378,547). BMW branded vehicle deliveries for the first five months increased 5.4% to 399,117 units (2001: 378,521). Mini deliveries accounted for another 50,000 taking deliveries since sales began - in the UK - less than a year ago to over 75,000.