German luxury carmakers BMW Group and Daimler AG kept the sales momentum going in China in the second quarter after posting sharp rebounds in the first quarter from the pandemic-stricken period in 2020.
Combined deliveries of the BMW and Mini brands rose 12 percent year on year to 237,316 after a 42 percent surge in the previous quarter, BMW Group said this week, without breaking out the numbers for each brand.
Sales at Mercedes climbed 5.8 percent to 219,059 in the period following a 28 percent rebound in the first quarter, according to Daimler.
For the first half, BMW and Mini delivered a total of 467,064 vehicles in the world's biggest car market, a surge of 42 percent from a year earlier.
Year-to-date volume at Mercedes-Benz jumped 28 percent to 441,579.
Another major German luxury brand, Audi, has yet to reveal its latest sales in China.