Volkswagen Group delivers 5.90 million vehicles in first seven months 2016

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    1.3 percent increase from January to July

    787,300 vehicles delivered in July

    Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales: „The Group’s broad brand portfolio is proving to be a great strength“

The Volkswagen Group grew deliveries in the first seven months of the year by 1.3 percent compared with the prior year: 5.90 million vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide from January to July. 787,300 vehicles were delivered in the month of July.

„Deliveries by the Volkswagen Group in July almost matched the prior-year level and continued the positive trend for the first six months. The Group’s broad brand portfolio is proving to be a great strength“, said Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales.

2.52 million vehicles were handed over to customers in Europe from January to July, an increase of 2.6 percent compared with the previous year. Group brands delivered 323,800 new vehicles in Europe in July (-4.7 percent).

2.14 million vehicles were handed over to customers in Western Europe in the first seven months of the year (+2.0 percent), while 377,900 (+6.6 percent) units were delivered in Central and Eastern Europe, with Poland and the Czech Republic reporting significant growth.

The company handed over 81,500 vehicles to customers in the North America region in July, slightly down (-0.3 percent) on the previous year. While there was strong growth momentum in Mexico, the downturn on the U.S. market continued in July (-5.1 percent).

The macroeconomic situation in the South America region, particularly in Brazil, remained tense. 37,400 vehicles were delivered in the region in July – a decrease of 23.5 percent.

Solid growth in the Asia-Pacific region continued in July. Deliveries for that month increased by 11.6 percent compared with the previous year to 311,400 units, of which 285,900 (+16.0 percent) were handed over to customers on the Chinese market.

2.35 million vehicles were delivered in the Asia-Pacific region from January to July – an increase of 5.9 percent on the prior-year figure.

Overview of deliveries by the Volkswagen Group:

Deliveries to customers  by markets

July2016  July2015  Change (%) Jan.-July2016  Jan.-July 2015  Change (%)

Europe  323,800  339,900 -4.7  2,519,500  2,454,700  +2.6

Western Europe  270,200  289,400  -6.6  2,141,600 2,100,300+2.0

Germany  103,600  113,400  -8.7  788,700  781,700  +0.9

Central and Eastern Europe  53,500  50,500 +6.1  377,900  354,400+6.6

Russia  13,400  13,300  +0.3  91,900  97,600 -5.8

North America  81,500  81,800  -0.3 525,600  533,000-1.4

USA  51,300  54,000 -5.1  325,100  349,000  -6.8

South America  37,400  48,900  -23.5  261,200 346,100  -24.5

Brazil  23,900  34,100  -29.8  165,700  245,900  -32.6

Asia-Pacific  311,400  279,000  +11,6  2,353,100  2,222,500  +5.9

China  285,900   246,500  +16,0  2,148,000  1,989,500    +8.0

Worldwide  787,300  791,900  -0.6  5,904,100  5,831,200   +1.3

Deliveries to customers  by brands

Volkswagen Passenger Cars  449,100  457,500  -1.8  3,374,000  3,403,200  -0.9

Audi  149,400   146,100  +2.3  1,102,600  1,048,300  +5.2

ŠKODA   83,700  82,800  +1.0  653,000  627,100   +4.1

SEAT  34,900   34,900  +0.2  251,800  251,300  +0.2

Porsche  19,300   20,700  -6.8  137,300  134,700  +1.9

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles  34,500  33,700  +2.2  273,300  256,900  +6.4

MAN  8,700  8,700  +0.1  58,000  58,600  -0.9

Scania  6,600  6,400  +2.9  46,900  43,400  +8.1

Volkswagen Group (total)787,300  791,900  -0.6  5,904,100  5,831,200  +1.3

Leslie Bothge- photo Volkswagen


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