Volkswagen AG Automobiles sit at the Port of Tyne

Volkswagen AG Automobiles sit at the Port of Tyne

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A row of automobiles manufactured by Volkswagen AG, sit in a car park at the Port of Tyne in South Shields. Sales at VW’s namesake car brand increased 3.9 percent to 1.48 million vehicles in the period, as deliveries in Europe rose 6.6 percent and demand in the Asia-Pacific region jumped 13 percent.