The Volkswagen Passenger Cars code grew deliveries 5.3 percent in a initial 4 months of a year, handing over 1.91 (January-April 2012: 1.81) million vehicles. The code delivered 480,900 (April 2012: 456,100; +5.4 percent) vehicles to business in a month of April. Two additional operative days as a outcome of a early Easter duration had a certain impact in April. “Developments on universe markets remained churned and a conditions in Europe in sold is really challenging. Volkswagen Passenger Cars is not defence to this trend. Overall, though, a code available a medium boost in worldwide deliveries as a outcome of a convincing indication range. The signals from China, where Volkswagen has been successfully offered vehicles for a final 30 years, continue positive”, 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 545,300 (589,800; -7.5 percent) vehicles on a altogether European marketplace in a initial 4 months, of that 279,300 (303,400; -7.9 percent) were handed over in Western Europe (excluding Germany). There was also a downward trend on a home marketplace of Germany, where business took possession of 180,500 (202,400; -10.9 percent) new vehicles. In contrast, Volkswagen Passenger Cars available slight expansion in Central and Eastern Europe in a duration to April, with deliveries using during 85,500 (84,000; +1.9 percent) units. The association handed over 49,500 (50,500; -2.1 percent) vehicles to business in Russia.
In a Asia-Pacific segment a code grew deliveries by 17.9 percent in a duration to April, handing over 855,100 (725,100) vehicles to customers. In China (incl. Hong Kong), 783,900 (653,300; +20.0 percent) vehicles were delivered during a same period. In India, on a other hand, deliveries fell to 21,300 (26,200; -18.4 percent) units. In a North America region, Volkswagen Passenger Cars grew deliveries in a duration to Apr by 4.4 percent to 196,200 (187,900) units, of that 131,800 (131,900; -0.1 percent) models were handed over to business in a USA. Deliveries in a South America segment from Jan to Apr decreased by 4.5 percent to 235,200 (246,300) units, of that 175,600 (180,800;
-2.9 percent) vehicles were handed over in Brazil.