BMW brand sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totaled 1, 836 in October 2018, a decrease of 8.5% from the 2, 006 sold in the same month a year ago. In total, BMW Group (BMW and MINI) electrified vehicles accounted for 7.4% of US sales in October 2018. BMW Group currently offers seven electrified models in the US, including the BMW i3, BMW i8, BMW 330e, BMW 530e, BMW 740e, BMW X5 xDrive 40e and MINI Countryman plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle. Overall, sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 0.2% in October 2018 for a total of 23, 262, compared to 23, 208 vehicles sold in October 2017. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 2.0% on sales of 248, 327 vehicles compared to 243, 383 sold in the first ten months of 2017. BMW’s lineup of Sports Activity Vehicles accounted for 47% of BMW brand sales in October 2018. For the eighth consecutive month, the BMW X3 was the top-selling BMW model in the US. . .