Luxury-car powerhouse BMW (OTC:BAMXF) has struggled with weak sales in Europe, particularly in its home market of Germany. Tough economic conditions have hammered new-car sales throughout Europe, and BMW is just one of many automakers who are suffering.

But BMW is still posting strong profits, thanks to very strong results in a couple of key overseas markets. In this video, contributor John Rosevear looks at BMW's latest global sales figures – and at some of the hot new models driving the German icon's overseas success.