16 February 2017
Hannover, 16 February 2017 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles started the New Year with a delivery increase of 12.1 per cent. This corresponds to 35,000 vehicles delivered to customers around the world in January. Western Europe remains the largest sales market with 24,200 vehicles (+15.1 percent).
In the home German market, 8,800 vehicles were handed over to customers in January (+13.8 per cent). Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles also recorded increases in the key European markets of Spain (up +29.0 per cent to 1,000 vehicles), France (up +27.9 per cent to 1,600 vehicles) and Italy (up +10.5 per cent to 900 vehicles). In Great Britain, 2,400 units were handed over to customers (-5.4 per cent).
In Eastern Europe a clear increase of 12.3 per cent was achieved with 2,600 vehicles delivered.
Outside Europe the regions North America (+22.9 per cent to 700 vehicles), South America (+17.8 per cent to 3,600 vehicles), Africa (+9.5 per cent to 900 vehicles) and Asia-Pacific (+3.5 per cent to 1,400 vehicles) increased their deliveries.
The markets in the Middle East recorded a fall in vehicle deliveries in January (-24.7 per cent to 1,500 vehicles).
Worldwide deliveries of the brand by model range: