Rolls-Royce Motor Cars offered a record variety of vehicles in 2015, with sales driven by the brand-new eighth-generation Phantom design.
The BMW-owned business offered an overall of 4,107 automobiles, an increase of 5% on its previous record in 2014.
Roll-Royce, which exports more than 90% of its production, stated sales grew in all areas.
The business’s employer stated he was positive about 2019 “as long as it does not pertain to a tough Brexit”.
The outcomes come amidst a tough market for the UK cars and truck market. Sales in the UK were dramatically lower in 2015, and production for export have actually likewise fallen steeply according to current figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) .
However, Rolls-Royce president Torsten Mller-tvs stated: “We remain in the high-end products company. We have customers who have numerous cars and trucks in their garages, no one requires a Rolls-Royce to obtain from A to B.
” You are commissioning an art piece when you commission a Rolls-Royce.”
But he stated the 115-year old company was likewise “impacted by customer belief modifications. We are not immune versus any recessionary propensities, so because of that I’m likewise carefully observing what’s taking place on the planet”.
‘ Helped enormously’
The Americas stayed the greatest market for Rolls-Royce in 2015, representing 30% of sales.
Sales in China, which represents 20% of sales, continued to recover, increasing by 40% in 2018 compared to 2017.
And about 10%, or 400 automobiles, were offered in the UK market.
The Phantom “assisted rather enormously” in providing that efficiency stated Mr Mller-tvs.
The brand-new Phantom, which began the marketplace at the start of 2018, was not the very popular design however it was the “development motorist” stated Mr Mller-tvs. The Ghost was the top-selling design.
Overall, sales of Rolls-Royce automobiles were up 20% compared to 2017, nevertheless, the Phantom was missing from the marketplace throughout that year ahead of the launch of the brand-new design at the start of 2018.
‘ No significant interruptions’
Rolls-Royce has actually formerly revealed preparations for a difficult Brexit.
It has actually advanced its yearly summer season closed down to the very first 2 weeks of April, right away after the UK is because of leave the EU. It has actually broadened storage area for parts and took a look at alternative paths for logistics.
Mr Mller-tvs stated he was positive about 2019 “considered that there are no significant interruptions occurring around the world”.
” We advise the federal government to prevent a tough Brexit by all methods,” he included.