- Despite semiconductor shortages, new record of 122,100 BEVs in Q3 (+109 percent on previous year)
- Market ramp-up in China accelerated significantly: 28,900 BEVs delivered in Q3 (H1 18,300)
- Global BEV share of total deliveries rises to more than 6 percent in Q3
- Worldwide deliveries of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) up 138 percent to 293,100 vehicles after nine months
- Christian Dahlheim, Head of Group Sales: “Our global electric offensive continues to run at full speed: we are clearly the number 1 for all-electric vehicles in Europe, and the number 2 in the USA. In China, we really took off in the third quarter, with deliveries of BEVs almost 60 percent higher than in the entire first half of the year. The strong demand for our global target for the year of one million electrified vehicles (BEVs+PHEVs) is definitely there.”
Volkswagen Group doubles deliveries of pure e-vehicles in third quarter
The Volkswagen Group successfully continued its global electric offensive in the third quarter of 2021. Despite a shortage of semiconductors, 122,100 BEVs were delivered to customers from July to September, an increase of 109 percent compared with the prior-year quarter. Particularly the market ramp-up in China accelerated significantly in Q3, where 28,900 BEVs were delivered, compared with 18,300 in the first half of the year. The BEV share of total deliveries rose to more than 6 percent in Q3. A total of 293,100 BEVs were delivered worldwide by the end of September, more than twice as many as in the prior-year period (+138 percent). There also continued to be strong demand for vehicles with a plug-in hybrid drive (PHEVs). A total of 246.000 PHEVs were delivered in the first nine months, more than twice as many as in the prior-year period (+133 percent).