Volk­swa­gen up 3.3 per cent

Shepparton News - Shepparton Car Weekly - - SHEPPARTON CAR WEEKLY -

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.

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