FRANKFURT Jan 10 BMW, the world's
largest premium carmaker, said it aimed to increase vehicles
sales further in 2013 after hitting a new record for the whole
of last year.
The company said on Thursday it sold 1.845 million vehicles
in 2012, up 10.6 percent compared with 2011. Sales for the month
of December stood at 181,571 vehicles, up 14.8 percent.
"We enter the new year with positive momentum and despite
the prevailing headwinds in some markets, we aim to achieve
another record year in sales in 2013," Ian Robertson, board
member responsible for sales and marketing, said in a statement.
(Reporting by Christoph Steitz, Editing by Jonathan Gould)