The Volkswagen Passenger Cars code delivered 2.55 (January-May 2013: 2.44; +4.4 percent) million vehicles in a initial 5 months of a year. Deliveries grew by 3.9 percent in May, with a code handing over 531,100 (May 2013: 511,000) vehicles to business during that month. “The Volkswagen Passenger Cars code has constructed a really acceptable opening so distant this year – even yet developments in a several sales regions have been mixed. The Asia-Pacific segment stays a expansion driver, followed by Western Europe”, Christian Klingler, Board Member for Sales and Marketing for a Volkswagen Group and a Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, pronounced in Wolfsburg on Tuesday.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 712,700 (688,800; +3.5 percent) vehicles on a altogether European marketplace from Jan to May, of that 372,300 (351,400; +6.0 percent) were handed over in Western Europe (excluding Germany). There was also an boost in deliveries in a home marketplace of Germany, where business took possession of 234,400 (229,300; +2.2 percent) new vehicles in a duration to May. In contrast, there was a slight diminution in deliveries in Central and Eastern Europe, where Volkswagen Passenger Cars handed over 106,000 (108,200; -2.0 percent) units. In Russia, a association delivered 56,500 (62,600; -9.7 percent) vehicles to customers.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 235,400 (254,800; -7.6 percent) vehicles in a North America region, of that 150,300 (169,800; -11.5 percent) models were handed over to business in a United States. In a South America region, deliveries for a duration to May fell by 20.3 percent to 267,600 (335,700), of that 215,700 (255,200; -15.5 percent) units were handed over in Brazil.
The code reported a estimable boost of 17.0 percent in deliveries in a Asia-Pacific segment for a duration to May, handing over 1.25 (1.07) million vehicles to business there, of that 1.16 (0.98; +18.6 percent) million units were delivered in China (incl. Hong Kong), a region’s largest singular market, imprinting a initial time that deliveries for this duration surfaced a one million mark.