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Audi closes 2019 with a expansion in deliveries of 1.8 percent

“After a churned initial half of a year, we successfully held adult in a second half,” says Hildegard Wortmann, Member of a Board of Management for Sales and Marketing during AUDI AG. “In 2019, we clearly showed a intensity of a code and a immature indication portfolio. Although a final placed on us will sojourn high in 2020, we have set a march for serve growth.”

In terms of a indication range, Audi increasing a deliveries in a C-SUV shred in 2019 by 46.2 percent compared with a prior year. This is essentially due to a certain opening of a Audi e-tron and Audi Q8, nonetheless a models have usually recently turn accessible in all core regions. The initial all-electric large-scale prolongation indication of a Four Rings was launched in Europe in March, came to North America in early summer, and has been accessible as an alien indication in China given November. In a cross-segment electric-SUV comparison, a Audi e-tron is a marketplace personality in Germany, Norway, a Netherlands, Sweden and Austria. The indication is also a initial ever electric automobile to accept a TOP SAFETY PICK+ endowment in a United States.

In China, Audi delivered some-more vehicles than ever before final year. 690,083 automobiles paint an boost of 4.1 percent. Audi achieved a new record of 71,487 cars in a month of Dec (+9.0%). On a one hand, a Four Rings achieved expansion in full-year 2019 for a locally constructed reward models A4 L (+3.0% to 168,189 units) and Q5 L (+17.0% to 139,297 units). On a other hand, direct for a A8 L flagship in a oppulance category had a really certain outcome with 12,451 units delivered (+21.6%). The Audi Q2 L e-tron, a initial locally constructed electric car, also set an critical miracle for a foundation of a Chinese indication operation in a final entertain of 2019. Local prolongation of a Audi e-tron will start by a finish of 2020.

In a United States, Audi once again achieved a high volume of deliveries in 2019 and finished a year during a prior-year turn with a sum of 224,111 automobiles delivered (+0.4%). Throughout a year, a pivotal drivers were once again a new full-size models, with direct rising neatly for any of them (Audi A6 +68.6% to 17,807 cars, Audi A7 +28.6% to 4,955 cars, Audi A8 +85.3% to 2,963 cars). In 2019, one in 3 Q8 models was delivered to a patron in a USA. Despite clever Dec sales in a North America segment (+12.3% to approximately 29,000 vehicles), deliveries for a full year were somewhat down on 2018 (-1.8% to about 270,100 units).

Numerous domestic and mercantile uncertainties, indication changes and a aftereffects of WLTP acclimatisation were pivotal facilities of Audi’s business in Europe in 2019. Across all models, deliveries on a home continent rose by 3.5 percent to approximately 769,650 units in a full year. Audi achieved poignant expansion in a final entertain essentially due to prior-year effects. The new Audi Q3 supposing certain impetus, with sales rising by 55.5 percent to 93.900 units. With around 19,550 models delivered, a Audi e-tron was intensely good perceived by European customers, with some-more than a entertain of that series delivered in Norway. In Germany, a manufacturer finished a year with a 4.3 percent boost to 271,613 units.

Deliveries AUDI AG

In Dec

Cumulative

2019

2018

2019 vs. 2018

2019

2018

2019 vs. 2018

World

176,000

154,546

+13.9%

1,845,550

1,812,485

+1.8%

Europe

62,000

51,487

+20.4%

769,650

743,613

+3.5%

– Germany

18,170

16,937

+7.3%

271,613

260,456

+4.3%

– United Kingdom

8,702

6,314

+37.8%

139,026

143,716

-3.3%

– France

7,153

4,186

+70.9%

58,241

51,710

+12.6%

– Italy

4,762

7,554

-37.0%

64,056

62,256

+2.9%

– Spain

4,079

3,555

+14.7%

50,904

53,105

-4.1%

United States

25,850

22,765

+13.6%

224,111

223,323

+0.4%

Mexico

1,456

1,520

-4.2%

12,458

14,781

-15.7%

Brazil

856

848

+0.9%

8,269

8,810

-6.1%

Chinese mainland + Hong Kong

71,487

65,598

+9.0%

690,083

663,049

+4.1%

Note for editors: Figures for a 2019 financial year will be presented during a annual press discussion on Mar 19, 2020 in Ingolstadt.