BMW announced Tuesday that its net profit rose by 27.2 percent between April and June, topping at $2.4 billion.
The various models of the X family produced in Greer continued a high degree of popularity. Sales of the X3 increased 6.2 percent to a total of 82,830 units (2013: 77,959 units). X5 sales soared 29.7 percent to 68,283 units (2013: 52,651 units).
Production of the second-generation BMW X6 officially began Friday at the company’s Greer plant. The first, new BMW X6 is a Sophisto Gray xDrive 35i. It features Cognac Black Nappa Leather interior and is bound for a BMW dealership in China.
Manfred Erlacher, president and CEO, BMW Manufacturing Co., said the X6 holds a special place in Greer’s 20-year production history. “The bold, new look of the second-generation X6 is a welcome addition to the plant’s X-model lineup,” Erlacher said.