Audi in November: Deliveries sojourn down on final year due to well-developed situation

“We are going by a really severe proviso for a association that is adversely inspiring a handling business,” pronounced Bram Schot, halt CEO and Board Member for Sales and Marketing during AUDI AG. “We are operative greatly on a homologation of a engine/transmission variants and already have a sales portfolio using into 3 figures. At a same time we are laying down critical markers for a destiny with a indication initiative.”

In China, a association set a new record-breaking figure. The brand’s stream indication operation posted sales of 57,721 units in China in November, leading a same month of a prior year by 2.7 percent. In a center of a month, a Ingolstadt-based automaker distinguished a 30th anniversary with internal partner First Automotive Works (FAW) and set out corner skeleton for a future: Audi wants to boost a internal portfolio to some-more than 10 models by 2022. As early as 2019, a Audi Q2 L e-tron, a brand’s initial electric automobile exclusively for a Chinese market, will go into production. Sales of a A4 L, another indication grown specifically for China, rose neatly in Nov (+20.3% to 13,842 cars). Audi in China has already delivered some-more than 148,000 units of a A4L to business in a year to date. In total, 597,451 business (+13.0%) in a Middle Kingdom chose a indication from a Four Rings in a duration Jan by Nov – a new record-breaking figure.

In Europe, a severe sales conditions compared with a switch to WLTP and a ongoing indication changeovers continues. Last month, Audi’s sales on a home continent fell 33.9 percent year-on-year to around 43,850 units. In Germany, a association delivered 15,706 automobiles in November, a tumble of 27.0 percent. Over a entrance months this stretched conditions is set to continue. As such, AUDI AG expects sales sum to sojourn volatile. On full-year-guidance a association assumes tellurian deliveries will be probably on standard with a prior-year level.

The sales sum for a United States sum 17,082 automobiles, representing a diminution of 11.0 percent. The indication changeover for a A6, A7 and A8 full-size models is now underway. The Audi Q5 – a rarely renouned SUV in a U.S. marketplace – bettered a 2017 anxiety figure in Nov by 7.7 percent to 5,889 cars. The new Audi Q8, a latest indication in a Q family, is also being perceived intensely good by business following a launch in a United States: The reward manufacturer has delivered around 1,000 units of a full-size SUV to date. In total, a association has delivered 200,558 automobiles (+0.5%) to business in a U.S. marketplace given a start of a year, on a standard with a high turn of final year.

In Canada, a Four Rings saw direct grow in a past month, with 3,273 automobiles representing an boost in sales of 11.8 percent. In a year to date, Audi Canada continues to perform good (+4.2%). In North America, a association sealed final month with sales down 9.1 percent overall; accumulative sales in a segment given Jan were adult 1.1 percent to around 249,200 customers.

Sales
AUDI AG

In November

Cumulative 

2018

2017

Change
from 
2017

2018

2017

Change
from
2017

World

132,650

159,179

-16.7%

1,657,950

1,697,869

-2.4%

Europe

43,850

66,317

-33.9%

692,150

795,492

-13.0%

– Germany

15,706

21,529

-27.0%

243,519

275,729

-11.7%

– UK

6,833

12,173

-43.9%

137,402

164,586

-16.5%

– France

3,473

5,473

-36.5%

47,524

57,583

-17.5%

– Italy

4,515

5,806

-22.2%

54,702

63,564

-13.9%

– Spain

2,691

4,242

-36.6%

49,550

51,057

-3.0%

United States

17,082

19,195

-11.0%

200,558

199,534

+0.5%

Mexico

1,156

1,540

-24.9%

13,261

12,985

+2.1%

Brazil

886

990

-10.3%

7,962

9,034

-11.9%

Chinese mainland + Hong Kong

57,721

56,208

+2.7%

597,451

528,706

+13.0%