Currently reading: BMW sales grow 9.1% in best-ever year
Munich firm moves above Mercedes for the first time in five years to become the top-selling premium brand

BMW achieved its highest annual sales figures to date with growth of 9.1% in 2021, despite supply bottlenecks and issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The German manufacturer sold a total of 2,213,795 units worldwide, making it the number one brand in the global premium segment. 

BMW attributes the significant growth to its recently updated line-up, its “powerful operational performance” and a “clear focus” on ramping up its electric vehicle production. 

Sales of the firm’s electric models rose 70.4%

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