Volkswagen Group's mega million month | Industry - Car News Oct 2017

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15:40 Tuesday 17 Oct 2017

September was a momentous month for the Volkswagen Group who, for the first time ever, made over a million customer deliveries in a single month.

New figures announced by the manufacturer showed 1.01 million vehicles were delivered last month, a record figure that represents a 6.6% jump compared to September 2016.

“This record result demonstrates the strength of the Volkswagen Group”, said the Volkswagen’s Head of Group Sales, Fred Kappler.

“Vehicles from our brands are thrilling more and more customers worldwide – our new SUVs in particular are very popular”.

A total of 404,500 vehicles were delivered in Europe last month, a growth of 1.5%, with Central and Eastern Europe responsible for the biggest increase.  Deliveries in those areas was up a whopping 13.8%.  China proved to be the Volkswagen Group’s most lucrative market however.  Over 406,500 vehicles were delivered to customers in China last month, where the Volkswagen Terrmont, Volkswagen Tiguan, Audi A4L, and Skoda Kodiaq have recently arrived on the market.

 

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