BMW Group on Tuesday said the first half of 2011 had been its best ever after revenues rose 22.1% to EUR33,925m, EBIT was EUR4,758m (versus EUR2,166m in 2010), profit before tax was EUR4,516m (EUR1,807m) and after tax profit EUR3,021m (EUR1,158m). Vehicle unit deliveries rose 19.7% to 833,366.