ŠKODA Delivers 79,100 Cars in May

Posted on 13. Jun, 2013 by in Volkswagen Canada

ŠKODA delivered 79,100 vehicles worldwide in May, 2013 – 2.9% down on May 2012. ŠKODA was means to benefit shares of European markets in May. In a initial 5 months of 2013 a Czech manufacturer achieved sales of 377,200 vehicles. The prolongation start-up of a new Octavia and Octavia Combi as good as a revised Superb had a somewhat dampening outcome on sales. Additionally, a stability altogether diseased conditions in European markets had a disastrous impact on a formula in May.

“The largest indication descent in ŠKODA’s corporate story has been launched successfully and will be implemented step by step”, explains ŠKODA CEO, Prof. Dr. h.c. Winfried Vahland. He continues, “We will be energetically posterior a expansion plan in a arriving months even yet a conditions on a European markets in sole stays tough. Our business are eager about a new models. We are assured that a sales sum will once again be in a and in a second half of a year after a prolongation launch of a new models.” In 2013 ŠKODA will be introducing a sum of 8 new or revised models, including a new Octavia Saloon, Combi, 4×4 and a sporty RS as good as a remodelled Superb, both as a tavern and combi.

In Western Europe, ŠKODA done 30,300 patron deliveries in May, that was a slight diminution of 2.3% on May, 2012. In a initial 5 months of 2013 a Czech automobile manufacturer outperformed a Western European marketplace generally and increasing their marketplace share to 3 %. In Germany, a marketplace share grew to 4.4% in a initial 5 months, creation ŠKODA once again a strongest importer on a German market. The code also done poignant gains in their second strongest Western European marketplace with sales of 5,300 vehicles in a UK in May – an boost of 12.4% on a same month in 2012. In May ŠKODA’s deliveries also grown boldly in Denmark (+82.4%) and in Finland (+36.3%).

ŠKODA delivered over 10,900 vehicles to Eastern Europe in May (Mai 2012: 12,100; -9.7%). ŠKODA’s marketplace share grew to 4.2% in May. Once again, by distant a strongest Eastern European marketplace was Russia with some-more than 7,600 deliveries (May 2012: 8,500; -9.7%). With a sum of 33,700 deliveries to Russian business (January to May 2013, -7.4%), Russia validated a position as a ŠKODA’s third-largest marketplace worldwide after China and Germany in a initial 5 months of 2013.

In Central Europe, ŠKODA’s deliveries totalled 10,600 units in May – down somewhat on final year’s sum (May 2012: 10,800; -1.9%). The marketplace share grew to 18.7%. With 5,100 cars delivered in May, ŠKODA confirmed a sales sum of final year in their Czech home marketplace (May 2012: 5,200; -0.4%). Their marketplace share grew to 34.5%.

China was once again ŠKODA’s strongest particular marketplace in May 21,000 patron deliveries (May 2012: also 21,000 deliveries; -0.3%). Between Jan and May a code sole 99,100 vehicles in China, that is a slight diminution of 1.5% on a same duration in 2012. ŠKODA wishes to boost sales in China in a entrance months. The Czechs intend to place a new ŠKODA Rapid as good as a newly alien ŠKODA Yeti and ŠKODA Superb Combi alongside a existent indication operation in China.

ŠKODA’s deliveries to business – May 2013 (in units, dull to a nearest 100 and organised according to model; +/- % compared to May 2012):


ŠKODA Octavia (29,300; -20.0%)

ŠKODA Fabia (18,900; -11.0%)

ŠKODA Superb (8,600; -8.7%)

ŠKODA Yeti (7,600; +0.1%)

ŠKODA Roomster (3,100; -1.9%)

ŠKODA Rapid (7,500; new model)

ŠKODA Citigo (sold usually in Europe: 4,100; +143.2%)

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