Zipse, a fluent English speaker, has risen through the ranks ever since he joined BMW as a trainee in 1991, holding posts including head of brand and product strategies and head of BMW's Oxford plant, before becoming a board member for production.
BMW X5 is one of the most selling models for the car makers in the domestic market, and the latest version of the SUV will compete with the likes of Mercedes-Benz GLE, Volvo XC90, Range Rover Velar, Porsche Cayenne and the Audi Q7.
During the period under review, the company delivered 4,890 BMW cars, a growth of 12 per cent as compared to last year. It also despatched 281 units of MINI brand during the period, a growth of 30 per cent over the last year.
According to the police, tempo driver Sunilkumar Jaiswal and another occupant, Rajan Jaiswal, had been rushed to the Cooper Hospital where Sunilkumar succumbed to his injuries. Doctors discharged Rajan after treating his head injuries.