Globally, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 286,800 vehicles including the T, Caddy, Crafter and Amarok series, representing a 5.3% increase compared to the same period last year.
In Western Europe vehicle deliveries increased by 4.3% to 196,600 vehicles. Of this figure, the German home market accounted for 72,300 vehicles (+1.5%). Also in the European core markets Italy (+11.5% to 7,200 vehicles), France (+10.6% to 12,500 vehicles) and Spain (+7.1% to 8,800 vehicles), more vehicles were delivered. In Great Britain, the figure was 26,700 vehicles (-2.3%).
The markets in Africa (-14.2% to 7,400 vehicles) and the Middle East (-15.1% to 16,200 vehicles) recorded declines in vehicle deliveries.
Bram Schot, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand responsible for Sales and Marketing, stated the sales succes was thanks to the, “Excellent work of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ global dealer network”.
Overview of worldwide vehicle deliveries from January to July:
121,200 vehicles from the T model series (114,500; +5.8%)
97,100 vehicles from the Caddy model series (90,200; +7.6%)
44,100 vehicles from the Amarok model series (40,600; +8.3%)
24,500 vehicles from the Crafter model series (26,900; -8.9%)
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles stated the drop in deliveries of the Crafter is attributable to the model changeover.