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  • Volkswagen brand delivered 493,800 vehicles worldwide in August, 3.8 percent fewer than the same month last year
  • As expected, deliveries in Europe and Germany were weaker following exceptionally high levels in August 2018
  • In a generally declining global market, stable market share in August and slightly higher level for year to date
  • Sales Board Member Jürgen Stackmann: “Overall, the brand succeeded in expanding market share in several markets against the backdrop of a shrinking global market.”

In August, the Volkswagen brand delivered 493,800 vehicles to customers throughout the world, down 3.8 percent on the same month last year. In a generally declining global market, Volkswagen succeeded in maintaining a stable market share in the reporting month and a slight increase for the year to date. As expected, fewer vehicles were once again delivered in Europe (-9.9 percent) following a particularly strong performance in August 2018. In China, Volkswagen increased its market share slightly in a shrinking overall market. In Brazil and the USA, Volkswagen recorded a marked increase of 15.4 respectively 9.8 percent.

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