Volkswagen Group’s global vehicle deliveries up in November

Berlin, Xinhua/UNB, Dec 14 – Worldwide group vehicle deliveries of Germany’s largest car manufacturer Volkswagen rose by 5.1 percent in November year-on-year, it announced on Friday.In November, the car maker delivered 988,800 vehicles to its customers globally and managed to grow its market share in all key regions, according to Volkswagen.
Volkswagen noted that vehicle deliveries in the Asia-Pacific region also grew, which led to a “significant rise in the group’s market share.”
The “positive development” in the Asia-Pacific region had been driven by Volkswagen’s largest single market China, which grew “markedly” by 5.1 percent to a total of 419,700 cars, according to the company.
With 13.7 percent, Volkswagen recorded a “significant growth” in vehicle deliveries in the United States, making it the fastest growing market in November with a total of 56,800 vehicles delivered.
Vehicle deliveries in Volkswagen domestic market also increased strongly by 9.1 percent — selling 116,500 units in November.
Globally, the German car marker’s core brand Volkswagen delivered 3.9 percent more passenger cars in November year-on-year while commercial vehicles by Volkswagen recorded a strong decrease of 16.5 percent.
Volkswagen subsidiary and truck and bus manufacturer Scania had to take heavy losses in November as well, decreasing by 26 percent year-on-year. Vehicle deliveries by luxury sports car manufacturer Porsche, on the other hand, recorded the highest growth rates of all Volkswagen subsidiaries and increased by more than 30 percent compared to November 2018.