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VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES: ALMOST 260,000 DELIVERED VEHICLES IN THE FIRST HALF-YEAR

Jul 11, 2019

  • Worldwide deliveries on level with previous year
  • 182,800 vehicle deliveries in Western Europe (+1.4 per cent)
  • German domestic market stable with 68,100 vehicle deliveries (-0.3 per cent)

Hannover, 12 July 2019 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) has delivered 259,400 Transporter, Caddy, Amarok and Crafter models to customers all over the world from January until June this year. This is exactly at the same high level of the previous year’s period. With 182,800 deliveries to customers in Western Europe, last year’s deliveries were exceeded in the most important regions by 1.4 per cent.

Europe
The delivery volume in Western Europe was highly influenced by the core markets:

  • Germany: 68,100 vehicles (-0.3 per cent)
  • UK: 26,100 vehicles (+6.3 per cent)
  • Spain: 10,200 vehicles (+20.7 per cent)
  • France: 10,100 vehicles (+1.5 per cent)
  • Italy: 7,200 vehicles (+9.6 per cent)

In Eastern Europe, 23,900 vehicles were delivered to customers since the beginning of the year (+16.5 per cent).

North and South America
The brand has delivered 4,500 vehicles (+23.7 per cent) to customers in Mexico (North American market) and 19,100 vehicles (-15.5 per cent) to customers in South America.

Africa
Since January, 11,700 vehicles were handed over to customers (+43.8 per cent).

Asia-Pacific and Middle East
In the Asia-Pacific region 11,800 vehicles were handed over to customers (-11.0 per cent); 5,500 vehicles (-49.3 per cent) in the Middle Eastern region.

Brand deliveries according to model ranges (January – June 2019):

  • T series: 103,300 vehicles (-3.5 per cent)
  • Caddy: 82,500 vehicles (-2.3 per cent)
  • Amarok: 37,200 vehicles (-9.2 per cent)
  • Crafter: 36,100 vehicles (+34.9 per cent)

June 2019
In June, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 44,400 vehicles worldwide (-10.0 per cent). This is due to the disproportionately high deliveries in June 2018 following the end of a temporary suspension of deliveries of T6 vehicles with passenger car registration.

About the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand:
“We transport success.” As a stand-alone brand within the Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is responsible globally for the development, construction and sales of light commercial vehicles, producing the Transporter, Caddy, Crafter and Amarok product lines. In consultation with its customers, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles draws up appropriate vehicle concepts, telematics and logistics solutions for the sparing use of resources at the highest possible level of efficiency. In 2018, the brand sold around 500,000 light commercial vehicles, produced at its sites in Hannover (D), Poznań (PL), Września (PL) and Pacheco (ARG). VWCV employs over 24,000 people globally, thereof approximately 15,000 at the Hannover site.

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
Brand Communications Volker Seitz
Telephone:+49 (0) 511 / 7 98-7067
e-mail: volker.seitz@volkswagen.de
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