BMW GROUP RACES TO BEST EVER JULY

BMW Group has seen a 7.6 per cent year-on-year increase in sales to record its best ever July sales. A total of 129,094 BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce brand cars were sold worldwide last month, with the group predicting its best ever year with over 1.6m sales. The company reported strong growth in emerging markets, with China sales up 36 per cent, Brazil up 22 per cent, Russia up 53 per cent, India up 57 per cent and Korea up 95 per cent.