Challenging start to year for Volkswagen Passenger Cars

Posted on 11. Feb, 2015 by in Volkswagen Canada

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars code delivered 507,100 (January 2014: 521,600) vehicles to business worldwide in a initial month of this year, 2.8 percent down on a same month of a before year. “Deliveries by a Volkswagen Passenger Cars code uncover we are confronting a severe year. Volkswagen was not defence to a uncertainties in some regions that have continued into a stream year”, Christian Klingler, Board Member for Sales and Marketing for a Volkswagen Group and a Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, commented in Wolfsburg on Wednesday.

Developments in a tellurian smoothness conditions in a initial month of a year were mixed. The Volkswagen Passenger Cars code handed over 124,900 (126,100; -1.0 percent) vehicles to business on a altogether European marketplace in January. Compared with a same month of a before year, 66,100 (66,200; -0.1 percent) units were delivered in Western Europe (excluding Germany). The association handed over 42,900 (41,400; +3.4 percent) vehicles in Germany. 15,900 (18,500; -14.2 percent) business took possession of a new Volkswagen in Central and Eastern Europe in January, of that 6,200 (8,600; -28.3 percent) units were delivered in Russia.

The code delivered 282,000 (285,300; -1.2 percent) vehicles in a Asia-Pacific segment in January, of that 265,900 (267,800; -0.7 percent) were handed over to business in China (incl. Hong Kong). In contrast, deliveries in a North America segment grew to 41,800 (39,700; +5.3 percent). Volkswagen handed over 23,500 vehicles to business in a United States, relating a figure for Jan of final year. Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 45,200 (55,200; -18.1 percent) units in a South America region, of that 34,200 (40,300; -15.2 percent) were handed over to business in Brazil.

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