German automaker BMW Group reported on Friday that sales of BMW and MINI have achieved new records in April.
A total of 179,285 BMW Group automobiles were delivered to customers worldwide in April, an increase of 1.9 percent compared to April 2015, according to the announcement.
In the Chinese mainland, 162,221 units were sold, representing a year-on-year rise of 6.0 percent.
As a result, a total of 736,931 BMW Group vehicles have been sold in the first four months of 2016, up by 4.9 percent compared to the same period last year, the Bavarian company reported.
"Following on from our best-ever sales month in March, we have once again achieved sustainable and profitable levels of growth across the BMW Group product line-up," Ian Robertson, member of the board of management of BMW AG responsible for sales and marketing, said.
"Despite headwinds in some markets, the overall global picture remains positive for the year," he added.