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Volkswagen Group delivers 899,000 vehicles in May

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19.06.2017
  • 4.2 million vehicles handed over since beginning of year
  • Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales: «Group recorded solid growth worldwide inMay.»
  • Deliveries in key individual markets rise

Volkswagen Group delivers 899,000 vehicles in May

Wolfsburg, June 19, 2017 – The Volkswagen Group has handed over a total of 4.2 million vehicles to customers since the beginning of the year, on a par with the level for the previous year. The Group delivered 899,000 vehicles in May, an increase of 3.1 percent. “The Volkswagen Group recorded solid growth worldwide in May. The recovery on the South American market over the last few months is particularly encouraging. This is also reflected in our delivery figures for the region”, Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, said.

In Europe, Group brands handed over 393,500 new vehicles to customers in May, representing a rise of 6.5 percent. Of this figure, 120,800 vehicles (+3.8 percent) were delivered in Germany. The Volkswagen Group delivered a total of 1.9 million vehicles (+3.6 percent) to customers in Europe in the first five months of the year. The Group handed over 65,800 models (+16.1 percent) in Central and Eastern Europe in May. 15,400 new vehicles were delivered in Russia during the same period, corresponding to a rise of 16.6 percent.

In the North America region, deliveries by the Volkswagen Group increased by 1.1 percent in May, with 84,300 new vehicles handed over to customers there . 54,300 new vehicles were delivered in the USA, a rise of 3.9 percent. 377,500 customers (+2.8 percent) in North America took delivery of a new model from the Group from January to May. In the South America region, Volkswagen Group deliveries rose by 14.6 percent to 43,400 vehicles in May. 204,600 vehicles have been delivered there since the beginning of the year, an increase of 9.4 percent.

In the Asia-Pacific region, 344,700 Group vehicles were handed over to customers in May, an increase of 0.9 percent compared with the previous year. 1.6 million vehicles were delivered in the region during the first five months of the year, a decrease of 4.1 percent. Of this total, 1.5 million new vehicles (-3.3 percent) were handed over on the Chinese market. 319,500 vehicles (+2.5 percent) were delivered to customers in China in May.

Overview of deliveries by the Volkswagen Group:

Deliveries to customers by markets May
2017
May
2016
Change
(%)
Jan.- May
2017
Jan.- May
2016
Change
(%)
Europe 393 500 369 500 +6,5 1 860 100 1 796 300 +3,6
Western Europe 327 700 312 900 +4,7 1 561 100 1 531 400 +1,9
Germany 120 800 116 400 +3,8 554 100 557 700 –0,6
Central and Eastern Europe 65 800 56 700 +16,1 299 000 264 900 +12,9
Russia 15 400 13 200 +16,6 69 100 63 800 +8,3
North America 84 300 83 400 +1,1 377 500 367 200 +2,8
USA 54 300 52 300 +3,9 241 800 226 800 +6,6
South America 43 400 37 900 +14,6 204 600 187 000 +9,4
Brazil 25 700 23 400 +9,8 116 600 118 900 –1,9
Asia-Pacific 344 700 341 600 +0,9 1 639 100 1 708 500 –4,1
China 319 500 311 600 +2,5 1 510 700 1 562 400 –3,3
Worldwide 898 700 871 300 +3,1 4 234 900 4 232 700 0,1


Deliveries to customers by markets May
2017
May
2016
Change
(%)
Jan.- May
2017
Jan.- May
2016
Change
(%)
Volkswagen Passenger Cars 513 500 495 900 +3,5 2 422 400 2 432 200 –0,4
Audi 159 600 164 100 –2,8 738 300 784 300 –5,9
ŠKODA 99 100 96 700 +2,4 479 800 470 600 +2,0
SEAT 42 600 38 100 +11,9 201 300 176 700 +13,9
Porsche 22 300 20 200 +10,4 104 000 97 700 +6,5
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles 43 100 40 000 +7,8 204 800 194 200 +5,4
MAN 9600 8500 +13,1 43 000 40 200 +6,8
Scania 7700 6700 +13,7 35 400 32 200 +9,8
Volkswagen Group (total) 898 700 871 300 +3,1 4 234 900 4 232 700 0,1


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