Volkswagen Group starts second half year with arise in deliveries

The Volkswagen Group delivered 5.78 (January-July 2013: 5.45; +6.0 percent)* million vehicles from Jan to July. The association handed over 808,500 (July 2013: 757,500; +6.7 percent)* vehicles to business in a month of July. “The Volkswagen Group and a brands have done a appreciative start to a second half of a year”, Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler pronounced in Wolfsburg on Friday, and added: “Nevertheless, doubt continues to shroud mercantile conditions in a tellurian automotive sector.”

Group brands delivered a sum of 2.32 (2.16; +7.2 percent) million vehicles on a altogether European marketplace in a initial 7 months of a year, of that 1.21 (1.12; +8.4 percent) million were delivered in Western Europe (excluding Germany). 724,300 (678,900; +6.7 percent) business in a home marketplace of Germany chose a new automobile from a Volkswagen Group, while a association delivered 383,300 (365,500; +4.9 percent) vehicles in Central and Eastern Europe. 157,400 (175,000; -10.1 percent) models were handed over to business in Russia.

The Group delivered 500,700 (512,600; -2.3 percent) vehicles in a North America segment from Jan to July, of that 337,700 (356,800; -5.4 percent) were handed over to business in a United States. The Volkswagen Group delivered 410,700 (523,400; -21.5 percent) units in a South America region, of that 320,300 (386,300; -17.1 percent) were handed over to business in Brazil.

The Volkswagen Group continued to record enlivening sum in a Asia-Pacific region, where 2.31 (2.00; +15.5 percent) million vehicles were delivered in a duration to July, of that 2.10 (1.79; +17.2 percent) million units were handed over to business in China, a Group’s largest singular market.

Outline of developments during Group brands

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars code delivered 3.56 (3.43; +3.8 percent) million vehicles worldwide from Jan to July. The code continued to rise good in a Asia-Pacific region, where 1.72 (1.48; +16.2 percent) million units were handed over to customers. Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 333,400 (362,300; -8.0 percent) vehicles in a North America region. The code reported slight expansion on a altogether European market, where 1.00 (0.98; +2.9 percent) million vehicles were delivered.

Audi
delivered 1.01 (0.91; +11.1 percent) million vehicles to business worldwide in a duration to July. Deliveries by a reward code from Ingolstadt grown good in a Asia-Pacific region, where 375,000 (319,200; +17.5 percent) models were handed over to customers. Audi delivered 119,400 (105,900) vehicles in a North America segment during a same period, an boost of 12.7 percent.

The sports automobile manufacturer Porsche delivered a sum of 104,900 (95,300; +10.0 percent) vehicles from Jan to July. At 35,200 (30,700; +14.6 percent) models, a altogether European marketplace accounted for a largest share, while 32,200 (28,400; +13.4 percent) units were delivered in Asia-Pacific and 30,600 (27,700; +10.5 percent) vehicles were handed over to business in a North America region.

ŠKODA
delivered 605,300 (534,300; +13.3 percent) vehicles in a initial 7 months of a year. The Czech automaker handed over 159,600 (140,200; +13.9 percent) models to business in Central and Eastern Europe, and delivered 164,300 (155,400; +5.7 percent) vehicles in a Asia-Pacific region.

SEAT
continued to grow, delivering 234,600 (212,100; +10.6 percent) vehicles worldwide in a duration to July. The boost was quite clever on a altogether European market, where 200,100 (175,000; +14.3 percent) vehicles were handed over to customers. SEAT also available expansion in Germany, where a association delivered 49,900 (44,800; +11.5 percent) units, and in Central and Eastern Europe, where 14,900 (8,800; +69.0 percent) vehicles were handed over.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 255,200 (265,700; -3.9 percent) vehicles to business worldwide in a initial 7 months of a year, of that 191,000 (180,100; +6.1 percent) were handed over on a altogether European market. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles also grew deliveries in a Asia-Pacific region, where a association handed over 13,000 (12,200; +6.2 percent) vehicles.

*) incompatible MAN and Scania