Volkswagen-Audi U.S. Sales Climb 6.3% Amid Diesel Scandal

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  • VW brand deliveries up 0.6% as other automakers post big gains
  • Incentive increase doubled industry's average, Autodata says

Volkswagen Surprises With U.S. Auto Sales Gain

Volkswagen AG’s U.S. sales rose 6.3 percent last month, less than rivals’ but better than analysts expected, in a sign of how consumers are reacting to the automaker’s cheating on diesel emissions tests. VW, which boosted incentives to above the industry average, didn’t give results for its diesels, including the 2-liter models that were pulled from lots.

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