Record: Volkswagen Group grows 2013 deliveries roughly 5 percent to over 9.7 (2012: 9.3) million vehicles

Posted on 11. Jan, 2014 by in Volkswagen Canada

The Volkswagen Group reported nonetheless another clever boost in worldwide deliveries for a full year 2013, commanding a record set in 2012. “In total, a Group delivered over 9.7 million vehicles to business final year, trimming from tiny city cars to complicated trucks – some-more than ever before”, Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler said, commenting on a altogether smoothness sum that also embody estimates for a MAN and Scania brands. Klingler continued: “Across a board, all brands contributed to these really certain formula that are a really good feat in light of a formidable conditions on markets all over a world. As distant as a stream year is concerned, we design marketplace developments on a turn identical to 2013. Even yet a conditions in Europe would seem to be stabilizing, mercantile doubt will continue and a hurdles we will be confronting on markets will sojourn probably unchanged.”

Excluding a complicated lorry brands of MAN and Scania, a Volkswagen Group delivered 9.5 (2012: 9.1; +4.8 percent)* million vehicles in twelve months. The Group finished a month of Dec with a 6.3 percent increase, delivering 833,200 (December 2012: 784,100)* units.

Developments in a several regions and universe markets were mixed. Group brands delivered 3.65 (3.67; -0.5 percent) million vehicles on a altogether European marketplace from Jan to December, of that 1.85 (1.85; +0.1 percent) million units were handed over in Western Europe (excluding Germany). 1.16 (1.18; -1.4 percent) million business chose a new indication from a Volkswagen Group in a home marketplace of Germany. Europe’s largest automaker delivered 639,500 (644,300; -0.7 percent) vehicles in a Central and Eastern Europe region. 303,200 (317,700; -4.6 percent) vehicles were handed over to business in a Russian marketplace during a same period.

Deliveries in a North America segment from Jan to Dec grew 5.6 percent to 888,800 (841,500) units, of that 611,700 (596,100; +2.6 percent) were delivered in a United States. In a South America region, a Volkswagen Group handed over 908,000 (1,010,100; -10.1 percent) million vehicles to business during a same period, of that 682,200 (780,200; -12.6 percent) were delivered in Brazil.

The Group available really enlivening sum in a Asia-Pacific region, where 3.64 (3.17; +14.7 percent) million vehicles were delivered to business in a duration to December, of that 3.27 (2.81; +16.2 percent) million were handed over to business in China (incl. Hong Kong), a Group’s largest singular market. In contrast, deliveries in India declined to 92,600 (114,100; -18.9 percent) units.

Outline of developments during Group brands

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 5.93 (5.74; +3.4 percent) million vehicles to business worldwide during a full year. The code grown good in a Asia-Pacific region, handing over 2.73 (2.37; +15.0 percent) million vehicles there. Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 1.64 (1.70; -3.7 percent) million vehicles to business on a altogether European market, where conditions remained difficult, of that 560,100 (586,100; -4.4 percent) units were handed over in a home marketplace of Germany.

Audi delivered 1.58 (1.46; +8.3 percent) million vehicles worldwide in 2013. The reward code from Ingolstadt grown quite good in a Asia-Pacific region, where business took possession of 579,100 (478,900; +20.9 percent) new vehicles. Audi delivered 190,300 (168,800) models in a North America segment during a same period, an boost of 12.7 percent.

The sports automobile manufacturer Porsche, that became a Volkswagen Group code on Aug 1, 2012, available full-year deliveries totaling 162,100 vehicles. Demand for vehicles built by a Stuttgart-based carmaker was quite high in a Asia-Pacific region, where 49,700 units were delivered, and in a North America region, where 46,700 vehicles were handed over to customers.

ŠKODA delivered a sum of 920,800 (939,200; -2.0 percent) vehicles in 2013. The Czech automaker grew deliveries for a full year in Western Europe (excluding Germany), handing over 233,200 (225,900; +3.2 percent) units. The association delivered 251,800 (261,100; -3.5 percent) vehicles to business in a Central and Eastern Europe region.

SEAT delivered 355,000 (321,000) vehicles worldwide in 2013, an boost of 10.6 percent. The Spanish code benefited in sold from a tailwind in Germany, where deliveries grew 20.3 percent to 76,600 (63,700) units, as good as in a UK, where a association delivered 45,700 (39,000; +17.0 percent) units.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 551,900 (550,200; +0.3 percent) vehicles to business final year, of that 159,400 (161,200; -1.1 percent) units were handed over in Western Europe (excluding Germany). In contrast, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles grew deliveries in a South America segment by 8.3 percent, handing over 160,400 (148,100) vehicles to patron there.

*) including deliveries by a Porsche code from Aug 1, 2012; incompatible MAN and Scania

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