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VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERIES RISE BY 7.9 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER

Dec 16, 2016

  • 899,400 vehicles handed over to customers in November / +7.9 percent
  • 9.38 million vehicles delivered worldwide from January – November / +3.1 percent
  • Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales: "We are headed for a good delivery result at the end of the year in spite of all the challenges"

Worldwide deliveries by the Volkswagen Group rose by 7.9 percent to 899,400 units in November. The Company delivered 9.38 million new vehicles from January to November 2016, an increase of 3.1 percent. "November was a strong month for all our Group brands. We are headed for a good delivery result at the end of the year in spite of all the challenges", Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales, said.

The Volkswagen Group brands delivered 3.87 million vehicles (+3.5 percent) in Europe during the first eleven months, of which 345,700 units (+6.3 percent) were handed over to customers in November. Deliveries by the Group in Western Europe in November rose by 5.7 percent to 285,800 units. The good delivery performance in the UK, Italy and France helped counteract the slight decrease on the home market of Germany (-4.1 percent). The Group recorded 9.4 percent growth in Central and Eastern Europe on the back of good delivery performances in Poland and the Czech Republic.

The Volkswagen Group handed over 82,700 vehicles (+13.1 percent) to customers in the North America region in November. Deliveries in the USA (+16.5 percent) and Mexico contributed decisively to the positive trend. The Group delivered 35,200 vehicles in the South America region in November – a decrease of 12.3 percent.

3.9 million vehicles (+9.1 percent) were handed over to customers in the Asia-Pacific region from January to November, of which 398,600 units (+11.0 percent) were delivered in November. Deliveries in China in November ran at 373,800 vehicles, representing a 13.6 percent increase in the Group's largest single market.


Overview of deliveries by the Volkswagen Group:

Deliveries to customers
by markets

November
2016

November
2015

Change
(%)

Jan.-November
2016

Jan.-November
2015

Change
(%)

Europe

345,700

325,200

+6.3

3,865,900

3,734,200

+3.5

Western Europe

285,800

270,400

+5.7

3,266,400

3,172,800

+3.0

      Germany

104,600

109,000

-4.1

1,199,100

1,193,900

+0.4

Central and Eastern Europe

60,000

54,800

+9.4

599,500

561,400

+6.8

      Russia

15,100

15,600

-3.3

150,300

157,900

-4.8

North America

82,700

73,100

+13.1

845,100

846,700

-0.2

      USA

52,800

45,300

+16.5

526,100

551,200

-4.5

South America

35,200

40,200

-12.3

384,800

523,900

-26.5

      Brazil

22,100

27,500

-19.9

233,600

364,800

-36.0

Asia-Pacific

398,600

359,100

+11.0

3,900,700

3,574,000

+9.1

      China

373,800

329,000

+13.6

3,591,600

3,219,400

+11.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worldwide

899,400

833,700

+7.9

9,379,100

9,095,800

+3.1

 

Deliveries to customers
by brands

November 2016

November
2015

Change (%)

Jan.-November
2016

Jan.-November
2015

Change (%)

Volkswagen Passenger Cars

533,500

496,100

+7.5

5,419,900

5,335,700

+1.6

Audi

154,000

147,700

+4.3

1,713,900

1,644,800

+4.2

ŠKODA

97,500

89,000

+9.6

1,036,200

968,900

+6.9

SEAT

34,100

32,400

+5.5

379,700

371,800

+2.1

Porsche

20,200

18,100

+11.7

218,300

209,900

+4.0

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

42,900

33,700

+27.3

433,900

390,300

+11.2

MAN

8,700

8,600

+1.4

91,500

92,700

-1.3

Scania

7,100

7,100

-1.0

73,200

70,100

+4.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volkswagen Group (total)

899,400

833,700

+7.9

9,379,100

9,095,800

+3.1

 

Contact

Volkswagen AG
Press Spokesperson Procurement, Production and Sales

Leslie Bothge
Letter box 19720
38436 Wolfsburg
Germany
Telephone: +49 (0) 5361 / 9-21549
E-mail: leslie.bothge@volkswagen.de

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