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06/12/19
Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen deliveries in May present a mixed picture

Volkswagen deliveries in May present a mixed picture
  • Volkswagen delivers 512,100 vehicles in May: 5.1 percent fewer than in May 2018 
  • Deliveries rise in North America, South America and Germany 
  • As expected, fewer vehicles delivered in Europe following record values in 2018 
  • Developments in China unchanged: Volkswagen wins market shares in a shrinking overall market 
  • Sales Board Member Jürgen Stackmann: “In terms of deliveries, May was a month of highs and lows for Volkswagen. In Europe, we continue to expect a strong second half of the year for the brand.”

In May, the Volkswagen brand delivered 512,100 vehicles worldwide, 5.1 percent fewer than in May 2018. There was a mixed picture in the regions: while deliveries by the brand in North America (+8.6 percent), South America (+5,4 percent) and the individual market of Germany (+2.2 percent) rose, there was, as expected, a fall in Europe (-6.1 percent). The situation in China remained unchanged. In May, Volkswagen succeeded in increasing its market share in a shrinking overall market.

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