Group deliveries, including the MINI and
Rolls-Royce brands, increased in single-digit terms in the
United States and were also up in core European markets, the
newspaper quoted finance chief Friedrich Eichiner as saying.
BMW, the world's largest luxury car maker, is expected to
publish official group sales data for January next week.
German rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz posted double-digit gains
in January deliveries, with Chinese sales up 18 percent and 45
Separately, the CFO said BMW expects no major burden on results
this year from the strong euro, thanks to currency hedging
(Reporting by Andreas Cremer;
editing by Louise Heavens)
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