Audi continues estimable sales expansion in China in August

Posted on 07. Sep, 2017 by in Audi Canada

“August has once again reliable clearly that Audi is behind on lane in China. Following a critical vital constructional decisions in a initial half of a year, China is again a strongest expansion engine,” says Rupert Stadler, CEO of AUDI AG. “We are streamer for a successful third entertain worldwide with courtesy to sales, opposite a backdrop of a slack in tellurian vehicle markets compared with 2016.”

In a final month, a Audi A4L in sole contributed to expansion for a code in China: 10,731 Chinese business opted for a indication in August, 39.5 percent some-more than a year ago. The A6L, a bestselling Audi in a market, posted estimable growth, with sales adult 12.0 percent to 13,069 cars. Across all models, a Four Rings achieved a strongest Aug sales total in Audi’s story in China (+10.3% to 54,205 cars), so serve shortening a accumulative year-on-year decrease to 6.6 percent. Audi has handed over 360,225 automobiles in China given January.

For Audi of America a past month noted a special milestone: With a year-on-year boost of 2.8 percent to 19,811 sales, Aug was a 80th uninterrupted record-breaking month for Audi in a United States. Even in today’s disappearing altogether market, a association has continued to grow month after month and has delivered 141,606 automobiles given a start of a year, 5.2 percent some-more than in a same duration in 2016. In August, in serve to a new A5 family, a Audi Q7 once again saw a pointy boost in direct from U.S. customers. Sales of a full-size SUV increasing by a serve 35.2 percent to 3,174 units. Since Q7 sales also rose by only underneath a third in Canada in Aug (+30.9% to 322 SUVs), roughly half of a Q7 models delivered worldwide went to a U.S. or Canadian patron in a month. Audi in Canada also sealed August, as in a prior months, with high double-digit expansion opposite all models: adult 26.8 percent to 3,292 cars.

Among a vast European markets, Germany, Italy and Spain in sole reported estimable increases in sales total for August. In a German domestic market, Audi exceeded a prior-year month by 6.7 percent with 18,869 automobiles; a 3,394 units sole in Italy paint an boost of 6.0 percent. Spain saw sales boost 8.8 percent to 3,194 automobiles in a past month. In all 3 countries, a successful Q2, as a latest Audi SUV, combined additional direct during a brand’s dealerships. By contrast, unusual effects in a dual largest trade markets in Western Europe dampened a sales change in a segment over a past month. In a United Kingdom (-0.6% to 6,297 cars), Audi sales valid distant some-more volatile than a altogether marketplace in August, where sales are traditionally reduce forward of a permit image changeover in September. In France (-7.3% to 3,674 cars), longer smoothness times for generally renouned indication array in Aug had an impact on a month-end figures. In accumulative terms, deliveries in both markets are during slightest on a standard with 2016, when Audi UK and Audi France pennyless new sales records. Audi sales in Western Europe as a whole for a month of Aug exceeded a all-time high of 2016 (+2.4% to around 45,600 cars); around 543,700 customers in a segment from Jan by Aug paint an boost of 1.5 percent.

Sales for
AUDI AG

In Aug

Cumulative 

2017

2016

Change from 2016

2017

2016

Change from 2016

World

138,900

132,296

+5.0%

1,202,400

1,235,007

-2.6%

Europe

49,600

48,744

+1.8%

577,900

572,425

+1.0%

– Germany

18,869

17,678

+6.7%

210,112

208,378

+0.8%

– UK

6,297

6,336

-0.6%

109,107

107,825

+1.2%

– France

3,674

3,963

-7.3%

41,628

41,612

-0.0%

– Italy

3,394

3,202

+6.0%

45,710

41,578

+9.9%

– Spain

3,194

2,935

+8.8%

38,470

36,522

+5.3%

USA

19,811

19,264

+2.8%

141,606

134,562

+5.2%

Mexico

1,078

1,261

-14.5%

9,138

10,014

-8.7%

Brazil

854

1,065

-19.8%

6,199

8,762

-29.3%

China
(incl. Hong Kong)

54,205

49,154

+10.3%

360,225

385,734

-6.6%

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