Volkswagen may have garnered a bad rap for being in the shop too much. Their sales performance however continues without a single breakdown. According to the July data (global, consolidated, all companies), the Volkswagen Group had a 16.3 percent unit sale rise in July (compared to July 2010) . From January to July, 4.75 million vehicles were sold worldwide, a 14.4 percent increase.
July deliveries were 665,600 (July 2010: 572,100). With a growth rate of 14.4 percent in the first seven months, Volkswagen performed better than the world market, which Volkswagen has at 5.5 percent plus. Volkswagen therefore gained global market share.
Jan-July by market:
In Europe: 2.20 million units, up 10.2 percent.
North America: 375,500 units, up 21.4 percent
U.S: 249,500 units, up 20.5 percent.
Asia / Pacific: 1.46 million units, up 19.2 percent.
China: 1.29 million units, up 16.4 percent
Jan-July by brand:
Volkswagen Passenger Cars: 2.95 million units, up 12.5 percent.
Audi: 758,900 units, up 17.4 percent.
Škoda: 523,200 units, up 19.7 percent.
SEAT: 215,500 units, up 19.7 percent.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles: 303,100 units, up 28.2 percent.
Other brands not mentioned in the dispatch.