Belfast Telegraph

BMW sales up by 14% to £57.45bn

BMW saw its profits jump 51% last year to €4.9bn (£4.1bn). The result compares to €3.24bn (£2.71bn) from the year before.

Sales rose 14% to €68.82bn (£57.45bn). The German luxury car-maker said it would raise its dividend to €2.30 per share from €1.30. Economic recovery in the US and strong demand from China helped boost sales.