Audi continues to grow in North America in May

Posted on 08. Jun, 2017 by in Audi Canada

“The breakthrough achieved with a partners in China opens a doorway for us to a marketplace intensity of a subsequent decade. And it gives us a certain opinion for developments over a subsequent few months,” says Dietmar Voggenreiter, Board member for Sales and Marketing during AUDI AG. “The final few days of May have already shown that we will see sales redeem fast in China and that we will fast get behind to a former marketplace position.”

Due to estimable falls over a past few months, sales in a Chinese market are down 15.2 percent year-on-year given January. For a month of May, deliveries were 4.0 percent next a 2016 figure. With 48,012 deliveries, Audi already managed to sell around a entertain some-more units in May than a monthly normal sum from Jan by April. In a initial 5 months of a year, a sum of 202,885 Chinese business perceived keys for their new Audi.

In Western Europe, Audi sales increasing somewhat by 1.0 percent given a start of a year to around 357,750 cars. Sales of around 71,500 units in a past month were adult 0.9 percent year-on-year. “The fast expansion in Europe is appreciative given a indication changeovers for a A5 and Q5, as good as a really certain trend in a sequence balance,” says Voggenreiter. In particular, a ongoing indication changeover for a Audi Q5 now still has a dampening outcome on deliveries. Engine variants will constantly be accessible during dealerships for a most sought-after new book of a SUV bestseller. The Q2 successfully opens adult a new SUV shred for Audi: In Western Europe alone, around 33,750 business motionless to buy a all-new reward compress SUV in a initial 5 months of a year. Across all models, Audi set a new record for accumulative sales in Germany (+0.8% to 139,297 cars). In May, a Four Rings sealed a month on a standard with 2016, adult 0.3 percent to 28,118 units. France (+7.6% to 5,630 cars in a month) and a Southern European core markets in sole supposing a certain procedure for Audi in a past month. In Italy, a brand’s sales were adult another 5.5 percent to 5,826 business in May. The books simulate accumulative expansion of 9.0 percent with a sum of 28,676 cars sold. Spain reported 5.8 percent expansion to 5,141 units for May; 25,060 cars sole given Jan paint a year-on-year boost of 5.7 percent.

In a United States, Audi sales once again grew in a past month notwithstanding a disappearing altogether market. Deliveries increasing by 2.5 percent to 19,197 in May. The success of a Audi Q7 is a pivotal cause in a estimable expansion for a code given a spin of a year (+6.5% to 83,555 cars). The full-size SUV continued to swell significantly in a largest sales marketplace in May, with sales adult 12.3 percent to 13,618 U.S. customers given January. The high turn of direct for a Q family’s stream tip indication ensures that in Canada Audi is creation a largest gains altogether of any of a vital markets, with accumulative sales adult 14.7 percent to 14,347 units. With a successful internal marketplace launch of a new A5 Sportback, May (+16.6% to 3,852 cars) was a strongest sales month ever in Audi story in Canada. For a segment of North America as a whole, around 103,500 deliveries given Jan proportion to expansion of 6.6 percent; about 24,400 customers in May paint an boost of 4.6 percent.

Sales for

AUDI AG

In May

Cumulative 

2017

2016

Change from 2016

2017

2016

Change from 2016

World

159,600

164,114

-2.8%

738,300

784,314

-5.9%

Europe

76,100

75,987

+0.2%

378,600

376,599

+0.5%

– Germany

28,118

28,031

+0.3%

139,297

138,138

+0.8%

– UK

13,824

14,020

-1.4%

74,786

75,405

-0.8%

– France

5,630

5,232

+7.6%

27,097

26,500

+2.3%

– Italy

5,826

5,520

+5.5%

28,676

26,312

+9.0%

– Spain

5,141

4,860

+5.8%

25,060

23,699

+5.7%

USA

19,197

18,728

+2.5%

83,555

78,489

+6.5%

Mexico

1,356

1,303

+4.1%

5,601

6,054

-7.5%

Brazil

736

795

-7.4%

3,646

5,804

-37.2%

China
(incl. Hong Kong)

48,012

50,002

-4.0%

202,885

239,118

-15.2%

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