- 513,500 vehicles handed over to customers worldwide, an increase of 3.5 percent compared with 2016
- Growth course in China continues with 4.0 percent rise
- Positive impetus also comes from Europe and South America
- New Atlas SUV successfully launched in the USA
Volkswagen brand deliveries rise in May
The Volkswagen brand delivered 513,500 vehicles to customers worldwide in May, an increase of 3.5 percent compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen Brand Board Member for Sales, commented: "May was a successful month for the Volkswagen brand. Our deliveries grew in almost all key markets. As a result, our overall delivery figures for the period January to May are at last year's level. We continued our SUV offensive with the successful launch of the Atlas, thus making our debut in an important segment in the USA. Further new models will reinforce this positive momentum in the coming months. The Volkswagen brand's competitive position will continue to improve."