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ŠKODA’s expansion continues in May

ŠKODA’s worldwide deliveries augmenting 1.5% to 92,500 units in May (May 2014: 91,200 deliveries), creation this a best May in a company’s 120-year history. ŠKODA available expansion in Western and Central Europe, China and India. The new ŠKODA Fabia is apropos increasingly renouned with customers, with sales augmenting 35.3% in Europe.

“The new ŠKODA Fabia has got off to an glorious start, and we are looking brazen to a launch of a new Superb on a initial European markets in June,” says Werner Eichhorn, ŠKODA Board Member for Sales and Marketing. “However, a conditions on a Russian marketplace and surrounding regions stays critical.”

In Western Europe, ŠKODA grew 1.9%, with 38,600 deliveries to business in May (May 2014: 37,900). In Germany, ŠKODA available an boost of 0.9%, delivering 14,000 vehicles to business (May 2014: 13,800), where ŠKODA stays a undisputed number-one alien code in a company’s second-strongest marketplace worldwide. The manufacturer achieved double-digit expansion in Spain (2400 vehicles; adult 34.7%), Italy (1600 vehicles; adult 25.7%), Sweden (1500 vehicles; adult 28.8%), Ireland (400 vehicles; adult 26.0%) and Portugal (400 vehicles; adult 48.5%).

In Eastern Europe, including Russia, ŠKODA sole 7000 vehicles in May (May 2014: 10,400). Despite a quite severe markets of Russia and Ukraine, ŠKODA’s marketplace share in Eastern Europe augmenting from final May’s 4.5% to 4.6% in May 2015. In Russia, ŠKODA delivered 3800 vehicles to business in May (May 2014: 7600 vehicles). However, ŠKODA available double-digit sales increases in Romania (900 vehicles; adult 30.8%), Kazakhstan (500 vehicles; adult 85.8%) and Bosnia (200 vehicles; adult 50.0%).

ŠKODA is once again on tip form in Central Europe. In May, a code achieved an boost of 13.5% to 15,000 deliveries (May 2014: 13,200). After a initial 5 months of a year, ŠKODA’s marketplace share stood during 21.5% after 20.3% in same duration final year. In their Czech home market, ŠKODA available an boost in sales of 24.2% to 7200 deliveries in May (May 2014: 5800). ŠKODA posted double-digit expansion rates in Poland (4400 vehicles; adult 11.1%), Slovakia (1600 vehicles; adult 10.9%) and Slovenia (600 vehicles; adult 21.5%).

ŠKODA continues to grow in China. Sales rose 1.8% to 23,600 vehicles this May compared to final (May 2014: 23,200). The ŠKODA Octavia is doing unusually good in China, with sales augmenting 69.4% in May alone.

ŠKODA has seen a initial inkling of expansion once again in India: In May, a code sole 1300 vehicles – 46.2% some-more than in May 2014 (900 vehicles). ŠKODA additionally available high expansion rates in Turkey (2200 vehicles; adult 75.7%), Israel (1900 vehicles; adult 38.2%), Egypt (900 vehicles; adult 169.1%) and Australia (400 vehicles; adult 10.1%).

ŠKODA deliveries to business in May 2015 (in units, dull off, by model; +/- in percent compared to May 2014):

ŠKODA Octavia (37,500; +14.3%)
ŠKODA Rapid (17,900; -7.9%)
ŠKODA Fabia (17,800; +21.2%)
ŠKODA Yeti (7800; -19.4%)
ŠKODA Superb (6000; -27.1%)
ŠKODA Roomster (2300; -8.3%)
ŠKODA Citigo (Only sole in Europe: 3300; -15.2%)