China Overtakes U.S. as BMW's Biggest Market in 2013


SHANGHAI, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Sales by German luxury carmaker BMW in China rose 20 percent last year to overtake the United States as the group's biggest market. BMW sold a record 390,713 BMW and Mini cars in China last year, up 19.7 percent from a year earlier, the company said in a statement on Thursday, outpacing the overall market growth of 13.9 percent. Its 2013 U.S. sales were up 8.1 percent to 375,782. More and more Chinese consumers are buying luxury cars from BMW, Audi and ...


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