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Statements BMW Group Press Convention Shanghai Auto Present 2019


Jochen Goller

President and CEO of BMW Group Area China

 

Good morning and welcome!

As you’ll anticipate from the BMW Group, you will see an actual
firework of latest merchandise. To begin with, we’ve got the all-new
BMW Three Sequence normal wheel-base, celebrating its
China premiere in the present day. The three Sequence has a particular that means to us: It
embodies pure sportiness. And it was additionally the primary mannequin to be
produced in China in 2003. The three Sequence legacy is intently tied to our
success on this market.

 

At this time China actually stands for fast transformation and technological
development. That’s why our largest R&D footprint outdoors of
Germany, is correct right here in China. Guided by our new China Technique, we
give attention to 4 points of future mobility – autonomous, linked,
electrified and companies. That permits us to unleash the complete
potential of this extremely dynamic market. 

 

Our firm is within the midst of its strongest product offensive ever,
and we are able to already see the constructive affect: BMW Group China achieved a
year-on-year progress of 10% within the first Quarter.

Localization is one key driver of this efficiency.

Very quickly, we’ll begin manufacturing of the all-new Three Sequence in
Shenyang, providing each normal and long-wheelbase fashions. Pushed by
the launch of latest merchandise, our good momentum will proceed within the
coming months. And now let’s get began. Please welcome Pieter Nota!

 

Pieter Nota

Member of the Board of Administration of BMW AG

Buyer, Manufacturers, Gross sales

 

Good morning!

Since April, our manufacturers BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce have been united as
one division in our firm. I’m thrilled to guide these three
thrilling and emotional manufacturers.

 

We’re proud to rejoice the world premiere of the brand new MINI
Clubman
right here in Shanghai. To let you know extra, please welcome
Bernd Koerber, our new Senior Vice President of MINI.

 

Bernd Koerber

Senior Vice President MINI

 

Greater than ever earlier than, the MINI Clubman embodies driving enjoyable and
particular person fashion in its class. Its idea with 4 doorways and the 2
cut up doorways on the rear continues to be distinctive. Constructing on that
success, it now has a brand new entrance and rear look: A recent design of
the grille, new LED headlights and the back lights in Union Jack
design. The inside advantages from the brand new MINI Yours bundle. And
prospects can get pleasure from superior digital companies from MINI Related.

 

MINI is all about emotion and 2019 will likely be an distinctive 12 months for
the model! This 12 months is MINIs 60th birthday, which we’re celebrating
with a extremely interesting design mannequin. This MINI 60 Years Version is
out there as a 3-door and a 5-door. You’ll be able to view them at our MINI
stand. I hope to see you there!

 

Timo Resch

Vice President Gross sales and Advertising BMW Motorrad

 

BMW Motorrad continues to be rising strongly in China.

Final 12 months our gross sales elevated by 36 % right here.

An enormous “thanks” to our Chinese language prospects!

 

And this spectacular bike will add to that momentum.

The BMW S 1000 RR formed the model with its
excellent dynamics when it was launched a decade in the past. And it nonetheless
dominates the phase. For the all-new 2019 “Double R” our objective was
easy: “Make it even higher”.

And we did simply that: It’s as much as 14.5 kg lighter. The assistant
programs make it straightforward to manage – on public roads and in addition on the race
observe. And the brand new engine with BMW ShiftCam Know-how makes this new
Double R probably the most highly effective bike we ever constructed. And, we’ve mixed the
energy of M with Motorrad: That is the primary bike to function an M
bundle and M Efficiency components equivalent to carbon fibre wheels, an M
sport seat and lots of extra.

 

Let’s stick with the facility of “M” and it’s again to Pieter Nota with
some nice new automobiles. Thanks.

 

Pieter Nota

Member of the Board of Administration of BMW AG

Buyer, Manufacturers, Gross sales

 

Right here they’re!

The world premiere of two automobiles BMW M followers everywhere in the world have
been ready for. Our X fashions accounted for round 40 % of
international BMW gross sales in 2018. So I’m very assured that the growth of
our high-performance line-up with the BMW X3 M (gas
consumption mixed: 10.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions mixed: 239 g/km)
BMW X4 M (gas consumption mixed: 10.5 l/100 km;
CO2 emissions mixed: 239 g/km) will likely be an awesome success.

Each of them function probably the most highly effective straight-six petrol engine of
any M mannequin ever. We’re speaking about 510 horsepower. And round 4.1
seconds from zero to 100 in these Competitors fashions right here. Add
to that energy: M typical dynamics, agility and precision.

 

And now Women and Gents:

The world premiere of the all-new BMW Three Sequence Lengthy
Wheelbase
– created solely for Chinese language prospects!

 

Each third BMW Three Sequence is bought proper right here in China and eighty
% are lengthy wheelbase fashions. Chinese language and German engineers labored
collectively to develop the brand new BMW Three Sequence Lengthy Wheelbase. Greater than
ever, we targeted on exceeding Chinese language prospects’ needs. We mixed
the excellent design of the BMW Three Sequence with probably the most beneficiant and
comfy inside in its class. Let’s take a more in-depth look. The
BMW 325 Li affords best-in-class roominess because of
a wheelbase that’s 11 cm longer, in addition to China particular consolation
options, equivalent to additional tender headrests.

 

It additionally premieres BMW’s new good digital character – the BMW
Clever Private Assistant
– in its Chinese language model.
With our Clever Private Assistant, we provide cutting-edge
synthetic intelligence know-how to make our prospects’ lives
simpler. To exhibit this and different digital options, I’m delighted
that considered one of our senior instructors right here in China is with us in the present day.

Vin Dong, the stage is yours.

Vin Dong, Senior Teacher BMW China.

Demonstration BMW Clever Private Assistant

 

Pieter Nota

Member of the Board of Administration of BMW AG

Buyer, Manufacturers, Gross sales

 

In a nutshell: Future mobility on the BMW Group is sustainable,
linked and autonomous. The BMW iNEXT will take
particular person mobility to a complete new degree in 2021. You’ll be able to already take
a more in-depth take a look at the Imaginative and prescient iNext right here on the stand.
It combines
many future applied sciences. After all, it’s fully-electric, with a variety
of over 600 kilometres.

It affords full connectivity, in addition to the launch of
highly-automated driving capabilities and a very new
interpretation of inside house – we name it “my favorite house”.
This opens a complete new chapter for the BMW Group. Applied sciences from
the iNEXT will likely be transferred to our whole mannequin line-up.

 

Being cellular will proceed to be a giant a part of our lives.

And I’m very positive that China will play a number one function on this new
period of mobility.

Thanks and Xie Xie.

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