Volkswagen Group China set a new record for China’s automobile industry: With a dual Chinese Joint Ventures, Shanghai Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, a Group delivered 3.68 million cars (2013: 3.27 million) in 2014 to business in a Chinese mainland and Hongkong, realizing expansion of 12.4 per cent. Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Group as good as President and CEO of Volkswagen Group China, stated: “We have achieved another record year with double-digit expansion that outpaced a ubiquitous market. This is a good covenant to a tough work of a employees and a peculiarity of a products. Through a clever joining to sustainability, we have set a idea to figure a greener destiny in a years ahead.”
“We will pull brazen a potency plan in 2015, charity a Chinese business ecofriendly record innovations.” Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann added, “Also, Volkswagen Group China is essay to prove a outrageous direct for a extended indication range. Therefore, we are opening some-more modernized state-of-the-art plants, formulating some-more appealing jobs for Chinese people, as good as take on a responsibilities for a multitude and environment. We aim to be not usually a many successful, though also a many tolerable automaker in China.”
In a Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, Volkswagen Group China and a dual corner ventures clearly exceeded prior-year deliveries. In 2014, 3.68 million vehicles were delivered to customers, including around 221,000 alien vehicles, with a expansion of 2.8 per cent in alien vehicles.
With a sum of 2.76 (2013: 2.51) million units delivered a Volkswagen code reported a year-on-year boost of 10.0 per cent. This clever opening was upheld among others by a success of a Lavida and Santana as good as of a New Jetta and Sagitar.
Group brands showed glorious opening in China
Audi continued a expansion and serve extended a brand’s care in a Chinese reward market. In 2014, Audi deliveries augmenting by 17.7 per cent to 578,900 cars in China (incl. Hong Kong). Audi AG so became a initial reward carmaker to broach over a half a million units in China within a singular year. In Dec alone, Audi handed over 62,600 automobiles to Chinese business and purebred a top monthly deliveries sum in a history. In serve to serve augmenting deliveries in a full-size category, a expansion of Audi in 2014 was also fueled by a locally constructed Audi A3 Sedan accessible given tumble and a whole SUV family. Compared to one year ago, Chinese dealerships delivered twice as many of a Audi Q3 compress SUV alone (+103 per cent).
ŠKODA grew during a quick gait in China, a biggest singular marketplace worldwide. In 2014 a deliveries of a code augmenting by some-more than 20 per cent to a new record figure of over 280,000 vehicles. 30,800 automobile deliveries in Dec meant a manufacturer was means to broach some-more than 30,000 vehicles to Chinese business in a singular month for a initial time in story – that was ŠKODA’s best-ever sales month in China.
In a oppulance segment, Lamborghini handed over 236 cars, Bentley showed a clever opening and delivered around 2,600 units. The sports automobile manufacturer Porsche delivered a sum of some-more than 46,900 vehicles in 2014 with a expansion of 25.4 per cent. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles also reported a clever boost in 2014 with a expansion of 78.9 per cent, delivering roughly 4,500 units in a Chinese mainland and Hong Kong.