Volkswagen Passenger Cars Delivers 3.38 Million Vehicles in Period to July -- 3.7 Percent Increase

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Delivers 3.38 Million Vehicles in Period to July -- 
3.7 Percent Increase 
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/13 --   The Volkswagen
Passenger Cars brand delivered 3.38 (January-July 2012: 3.26; +3.7
percent) million vehicles worldwide from January to July. The brand
handed over 466,100 (July 2012: 468,200; -0.5 percent) vehicles to
customers in the month of July. "The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand
has produced a solid performance so far in a market situation that
remains challenging. Given that the uncertain economic conditions
will continue over the coming months, we are keeping a very close eye
on developments in global automotive markets," Christian Klingler,
Board Member for Sales and Marketing for the Volkswagen Group and the
Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, said in Wolfsburg on Tuesday. 
The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 0.98 (1.05; -6.8
percent) million vehicles to customers on the overall European market
in the first seven months. With the market situation in Western
Europe (excluding Germany) remaining difficult, deliveries there fell
by 6.8 percent compared with the same period in 2012 to 492,400
(528,200) units. Deliveries in the home market of Germany were down
9.1 percent to 328,400 (361,500) units. In Central and Eastern
Europe, the company handed over 154,900 (157,100; -1.4 percent)
vehicles to customers, and 90,600 (95,600; -5.2 percent) units were
delivered in Russia. 
In contrast, the brand grew deliveries by 17.0 percent in the
Asia-Pacific region from January to July, handing over 1.48 (1.27)
million vehicles to customers there. 1.36 (1.14; +18.9 percent)
million vehicles were delivered in China (incl. Hong Kong) during the
same period. In India, deliveries dropped to 36,900 (41,400; -11.1
percent) units. 
In the North America region, Volkswagen Passenger Cars grew
deliveries by 3.6 percent to 359,300 (346,700) units in the period to
July, of which 242,600 (245,700; -1.3 percent) models were handed
over in the United States. Deliveries in the South America region
from January to June dropped by 11.3 percent to 419,100 (472,700)
units, of which 314,900 (360,900; -12.8 percent) vehicles were handed
over in Brazil. 
Volkswagen Group Communications
Spokesperson Sales 
Enrico Beltz
Phone:+49 (0) 53 61 / 9-4 85 90
Fax: +49 (0) 53 61 / 9-57-4 85 90
E-mail: enrico.beltz@volkswagen.de 
www.volkswagenag.com