Volkswagen Group Sales Hit 6.11 Million
The Volkswagen Group has recorded record sales figures for the first nine months of 2011
The Volkswagen Group has recorded record sales figures for the first nine months of 2011. VW delivered 6.11 million vehicles worldwide - a staggering 13.9% increase compared to the equivalent period last year. Furthermore, September 2011 was a particularly successful month for Europe's largest automotive manufacturer. New Registrations reached a monstrous 751,900 – a 13.3% increase compared to the same month in 2010. Motorists clearly have an appetite for Volkswagen's robust, practical, and stylish vehicles.Group Board Member for Sales, Christian Klingler, commented. "We are very pleased with the development of the Group. Delivering six million vehicles in nine months represents a key milestone on the way to reaching our annual target of eight million vehicles sold in 2011. We are also expecting very good delivery figures for the fourth quarter.” The Volkswagen Group incorporates several major marques. VW themselves registered 3.81 million passenger vehicles in the first nine months of 2011 – a 12.3% rise. Audi delivered 973,200 machines which is a 17.4% increase. Skoda sales rose by 16.8%, to an impressive 664,800. Volkswagen's commercial sales also expanded considerably. Registrations increased to 389,900, a 25.5% rise. Perhaps, one day, VW will take over the world.