Published on October 26th, 2018 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
BMW outsells Mercedes in China for the 1st time
BMW has just outsold Mercedes-Benz in China for the first time this year in September 2018. BMW delivered 56,968 vehicles, a jump of 15% from 2017. Mercedes’s China sales increased 6.9% to 54,632.
BMW Group however still lagged Chinese automotive favorite, Audi in monthly sales in China. With September deliveries advancing 13% to 65,767, Audi remained the largest luxury automotive seller for the 3rd month in a row.
In the first three quarters, however, Mercedes still outsold Audi as well as BMW in China. Through September, Mercedes sales rose 13% year on year to 500,707 while Audi deliveries jumped 15% to 483,001. BMW sales increased 6.7% to 439,043 in the same period.