(AOF) – Global sales of the BMW group grew 8.6% in the third quarter of 2020, to 675,680 vehicles. The German automaker considers this performance "solid" given a context still marked by the Covid-19 crisis. “We are particularly pleased with the nearly 50% growth in sales of electric vehicles. This makes electromobility an important engine of growth, ”commented Pieter Nota, member of the BMW management board in charge of customers, brands and sales.

In the first nine months of the year, sales were down 12.5% ​​to around 1.64 million units.