AUDI AG: sales expansion of 9.7 percent in July

AUDI AG has started a second half of a year with serve sales growth: tellurian sales increasing year-on-year by 9.7 percent in Jul to around 144,000 cars. The association again managed to boost sales in any of a tip 3 sales regions around a world: by 5.4 percent in Europe, 16.2 percent in Asia-Pacific and 12.1 percent in North America. Since Jan around 1,013,350 cars with a 4 rings have been delivered to a brand’s customers, an 11.1 percent increase.

“We successfully managed to continue a tellurian expansion plan in Jul and for a initial time in Audi story exceeded a million symbol for cars sole after only 7 months,” says Luca de Meo, Member of a Board of Management for Sales during AUDI AG. “This means that we are in a really good position to grasp good over 1.6 million deliveries this year.”

The Audi A6*, a brand’s top-selling full-size model, played a poignant purpose in a certain monthly sum in July. Thanks also to a clever direct for a quite fit ultra version*, tellurian deliveries of a indication rose by 13.6 percent compared with a prior-year month to around 26,500 units. With a A3 Sedan*, that is attracting vast numbers of impending business to dealers internationally, a A3 family* accounted for a strongest expansion in a Audi portfolio in July, with sales adult 52.3 percent to around 25,450 cars.

In a United States too, AUDI AG continues to enhance a indication operation in a reward compress segment, following April’s rarely successful launch of a A3 Sedan in a U.S. market. From this month, a indication will also be accessible there as a TDI purify diesel* and sporty S3 Sedan*. In addition, a A3 Cabriolet* and a Q3* compress SUV will go on sale for a initial time on a U.S. marketplace during a finish of Aug and will serve strengthen a position of a 4 rings. One third of a brand’s U.S. business are already opting for an SUV. Across all models, Audi’s Jul sales in a United States rose by 11.9 percent to 14,616 cars. Since a start of a year, deliveries increasing by 13.3 percent to 98,965 units, outpacing a altogether U.S. marketplace development. Audi also achieved high expansion speed in Canada – with sum sales for Jul adult 16.8 percent to 1,935 vehicles.

Following a strongest sales ever in a initial half of a year in association story in Europe, AUDI AG also managed to sell some-more cars in Jul on a home continent than one year ago. Deliveries increasing by 5.4 percent in a past month, with around 63,950 cars handed over to customers. Around 474,000 Audi business in Europe given Jan paint a 6.7 percent accumulative boost year-on-year. In July, a United Kingdom (+12.3% to 11,852 cars), Italy (+19.2% to 4,791 cars) and Spain (+12.1% to 3,422 cars) in sole helped serve boost a code on a behind of double-digit growth.

South Korea, with an boost of 65.8 percent to 2,861 cars sole in July, has once again spearheaded a energetic expansion for Audi in a Asia-Pacific region. In this strategically critical expansion market, a prestigious Audi full-size models have proven generally popular. South Korea is currently a world’s fourth-largest sales marketplace for a brand’s flagship, a Audi A8*. In Australia too, business for a reward carmaker continues to grow substantially: adult 15.8 percent to 1,535 deliveries in July.

In China, a Q3 and a long-wheelbase chronicle of a A6 in sole gathering Audi sales over a past month, that a code sealed with an boost of 15.6 percent and 48,279 delivered cars. Almost twice as many business as in a prior-year month opted for a Q3 alone (+98.4% to 8,052 cars); sales of a A6 L, that is a top-selling Audi indication in a market, grew by 20.9 percent to 14,061 units. Cumulative expansion of 17.4 percent opposite a whole Audi operation equates to 316,945 deliveries given a start of a year. As such, Audi exceeded a symbol of 300,000 units in China after only 7 months for a initial time and had even sole some-more cars than in a whole of 2011 by a finish of July: smoothness totals in a Middle Kingdom in 2011 came to 313,036 vehicles after twelve months.

Fuel expenditure of a models named above:

Audi A3:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.1 – 3.2;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 165 – 85

Audi A3 Sedan:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.0 – 3.3;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 162 – 88

Audi S3 Sedan:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.0 – 6.9;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 162 – 159

Audi A3 Cabriolet:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.1 – 3.9;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 165 – 104

Audi Q3:

Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.8 – 5.2;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 206 – 137

Audi A6:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.8 – 4.4;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 229 – 114

Audi A6 ultra:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 4.6 – 4.4;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 119 – 114

Audi A8:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 11.3 – 5.9;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 264 – 144