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Worldwide deliveries developed better than overall market
Wolfsburg, 21 July 2008 - The Volkswagen Group delivered 3.27 million vehicles worldwide (+5.8 percent) from January to June 2008, the highest figure ever for the first six months of a year. Group worldwide deliveries in June also reached a new record: compared with the same period last year, the number of vehicles delivered rose by 2.4 percent to 573,000. As a result, the development of deliveries by the Group both for the period January to June and for the month of June was significantly better than developments on the overall market (+1 percent from January to June and -5.1 percent in June).
- Delivery record despite deteriorating economic conditions in auto sector
70 Percent of First-Year Allocation Already Sold
Nashville, Tenn., 06.27.2008 -- Nissan announced that deliveries of the all-new 2009 Nissan GT-R are scheduled to begin on Monday, July 7, 2008. More than 1,700 of the exotic 480-horsepower GT-R supercars, or approximately 70 percent of the first year allocation for the United States market, have already been spoken for since the announcement of a pre-sale ordering program last January.
2.7 Million vehicles delivered worldwide – increase of 6.6 percent
Wolfsburg, 26 June 2008 - The Volkswagen Group sold 2.69 million vehicles worldwide from January to May 2008. This represents an increase of 6.6 percent compared with the same period last year and is yet another new delivery record. Group deliveries increased by 2.0 percent to 553,400 vehicles in May. As a result, the development of deliveries by the Group was significantly better than developments on the world market, where deliveries were down 2.9 percent in May and up 2.3 percent for the period January to May.
Volkswagen Group Starts Second Quarter 2008 with another Record as Deliveries Rise Seven Percent in April
Global deliveries of 550,000 vehicles expected for all eight brands
Wolfsburg, 21 April 2008 -- The Volkswagen Group started the second quarter of 2008 with another global record: Under increasingly difficult market conditions, Europe’s largest automaker expects to deliver some 550,000 vehicles in April, an increase of 7.0 percent compared with April 2007. As a result, Group deliveries during the first four months of the year will exceed the two million mark for the first time. The company expects to deliver 2.12 million vehicles to customers worldwide during this period, also representing an increase of 7.0 percent on the previous year. This is significantly higher than the 2.5 percent rise anticipated for the global passenger car market.
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