- Volkswagen delivers 489,000 vehicles throughout the world in July, 3.3 percent fewer than in July 2018
- At 3.49 million vehicles for the year to date, deliveries by the brand are 3.8 below the prior-year figure
- Stable market share in a declining overall market both in July and in the year to date
- Sales Board Member Jürgen Stackmann: “Our strong position in a shrinking global market is especially due to our highly successful SUV models.”
Lower deliveries for Volkswagen brand in July
In July, the Volkswagen brand delivered 489,000 vehicles to customers throughout the world, 3.3 percent fewer than the same month last year. From January to July, Volkswagen handed over 3.49 million vehicles, down 3.8 percent on the previous year. In a generally declining global market, Volkswagen succeeded in maintaining a stable market share both in July and for the year to date. As expected following the record values of July 2018, Volkswagen in Europe once again delivered fewer vehicles (-8.8 percent) in July 2019. In China, Volkswagen delivered 2.0 percent more vehicles in a shrinking overall market and further expanded its market share. In Brazil, Volkswagen recorded a marked increase in deliveries of 13.5 percent.