VW sold more than five million vehicles in first 10 months of 2014

Article by Christian A., on November 12, 2014

Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 2.6-percent more vehicles in the first 10 months of 2014 to 5.08 million units. This was achieved despite a slight drop in deliveries (-0.4 percent) to 517,400 units in October, when conditions in some markets were uncertain, according to Christian Klingler, Board Member for Sales and Marketing for the Volkswagen Group and the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand.

He disclosed that thanks to developments in Western Europe, the company is on pace to deliver more than six million vehicles for the first time this year. Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 2.7 percent more vehicles in Europe in the first 10 months of the year to 1.40 million vehicles.

Around 719,500 of those vehicles were delivered to customers in in Western Europe (excluding Germany) for a 5.5-percent growth. In Germany, the company saw a 4.2-percent jump in deliveries in the January-October period to 483,500 units. Volkswagen Passenger Cars, however, saw its deliveries in Central and Eastern Europe drop 9 percent to 200,500 units in the 10-month period.

Deliveries in Russia shrunk further in the period to 103,100 units (-20.6 percent). The company likewise experienced a slump in North America, where sales dropped 6.8 percent in the first 10 months of the year to 482,300 vehicles.

Of that, 301,200 were delivered to customers in the United States for a 12.2-percent dive. Volkswagen Passenger Cars also suffered from an 18.4-percent drop in deliveries in South America to 547,700 units. Of that figure, 443,200 (-13.7 percent) were delivered in Brazil.

The company, however, eked out a 12-percent surge in deliveries in the Asia-Pacific in the first 10 month of 2014 to more than 2.47 million vehicles, of which 2.30 million units were delivered in China and Hong Kong (+13.8 percent). [source: Volkswagen]

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