Volkswagen up 3.3 per cent
Volkswagen Passenger Vehicles delivered 923 100 to customers in the first two months of this year, up 3.3 per cent from the same time last year. The brand also grew deliveries for the month of February, when customers took possession of 407 600 new vehicles, up 1.5 per cent from last February.
“There was high demand in particular for the up!, Golf and Golf Wagon as well as the Touran and Tiguan,” Volkswagen board member for sales and marketing Christian Klingler said.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars handed more than 245 200 vehicles on the overall European market in the period to February, despite deliveries in Russia having fallen 11 per cent year-on-year to 20 000 units as a result of the difficult market situation.
The brand recorded an 11.1 per cent rise in deliveries in the Asia-Pacific region in January and February, handing more than 472 700 vehicles, of which 437 700 were delivered in China.
Deliveries by the Volkswagen Passenger Vehicles brand in North America were down 9.3 per cent year-on-year to 81 900 and in South America down 18.1 per cent 92 100.