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Volkswagen Group delivers 686,900 vehicles in February

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20.03.2017
  • 1.5 million vehicles handed over in January and February 2017
  • Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales: «Together with our Group brands, we are working on qualitative growth.»

В феврале концерн Volkswagen передал клиентам 686 900 автомобилей

Wolfsburg, March 20, 2017 — In the first two months of the year, the Volkswagen Group delivered 1.5 million vehicles to its customers throughout the world. In February, the Volkswagen Group handed over 686,900 vehicles to its customers. «February shows the different development of markets in the various regions. We are experiencing a tailwind in Central and Eastern Europe as well as North America and were able to increase deliveries by the Group, in some cases significantly, in these regions. On the other hand, deliveries in Germany and the Asia-Pacific region remained below the previous year’s level,» said Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, summarizing the figures for February. «However, we expect that we can once again look forward to healthy growth in China this year. Together with our Group brands, we are working on qualitative growth,» Kappler added.

In Europe, the Group handed 620,100 vehicles over to its customers in the first two months of the year (+2.6 percent) including 307,200 in February. In Central and Eastern Europe, Group deliveries in February grew by 11.6 percent to 55,500 vehicles. In Russia, the Group delivered 13,100 vehicles, an increase of 6.3 percent. In February, 251,700 vehicles were handed over to customers in Western Europe, including 97,400 units in the home market of Germany.

In North America, the Group delivered 67,300 vehicles in February, achieving growth of 8.0 percent. Of this figure, 42,800 deliveries were recorded in the USA — a rise of 13.3 percent. In South America, the Group delivered 35,400 vehicles (+4.1 percent).

Deliveries in the Asia-Pacific region in February reached 248,400 vehicles. In total, 616,500 new vehicles were handed over to customers in the region in the first two months of the year. This figure included 223,000 new vehicles delivered to customers in China in February, corresponding to a slight fall of 1.9 percent.

Overview of deliveries by the Volkswagen Group:

Deliveries to customers by markets February 2017 February 2016 Change (%) Jan.-Feb. 2017 Jan.-Feb. 2016 Change (%)
Europe 307 200 312 000 –1,5 620 100 604 600 +2,6
Western Europe 251 700 262 200 –4,0 514 600 510 800 +0,7
Germany 97 400 105 400 –7,6 188 600 195 100 –3,3
Central and Eastern Europe 55 500 49 700 +11,6 105 500 93 800 +12,5
Russia 13 100 12 400 +6,3 23 000 22 100 +4,1
North America 67 300 62 300 +8,0 133 900 123 400 +8,5
USA 42 800 37 700 +13,3 84 300 74 200 +13,6
South America 35 400 34 000 +4,1 75 000 70 500 +6,4
Brazil 19 700 21 700 –8,9 39 000 45 200 –13,7
Asia-Pacific 248 400 254 000 –2,2 616 500 681 300 –9,5
China 223 000 227 400 –1,9 567 000 627 500 –9,6
Worldwide 686 900 693 200 –0,9 1 500 700 1 541 000 –2,6


Deliveries to customers by brands February 2017 February 2016 Change (%) Jan.-Feb. 2017 Jan.-Feb. 2016 Change (%)
Volkswagen Passenger Cars 384 100 394 400 –2,6 880 000 915 900 –3,9
Audi 125 100 126 500 –1,1 249 100 269 800 –7,7
ŠKODA 81 200 78 800 +3,1 174 900 170 300 +2,7
SEAT 31 800 28 700 +10,8 64 000 56 400 +13,6
Porsche 16 100 15 100 +6,4 36 100 35 100 +3,0
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles 33 300 35 600 –6,4 68 300 66 800 +2,2
MAN 8100 7500 +7,8 14 500 14 300 +1,7
Scania 6300 5900 +7,6 11 800 11 200 +5,5
Volkswagen Group (total) 686 900 693 200 –0,9 1 500 700 1 541 000 –2,6


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