February 2013 was the best February in the history of Audi, as global deliveries rose 3.2 percent to an all-time high of 110, 000 vehicles.
Overall, Audi’s global deliveries over the first two months of the year increased by 9.4 percent to around 221,800 cars, with growth in all three of the company’s large sales regions: Asia, North America and Europe. The Ingolstadt-based manufacturer achieved high double-digit growth in the USA (+27.5 percent).
Among the European markets, Audi attained particularly high growth rates in many Scandinavian countries in February – such as Sweden with an 18.2 percent gain to 1,484 cars compared to February 2012 and Denmark with a 28.7 percent increase to 655 deliveries. Switzerland (+13.2% to 1,641 cars) and Russia (+20.2% to 2,800 cars) also reported strong growth. In its two largest European sales markets, Germany (+0.2% to 19,804 cars) and United Kingdom (+7.3% to 4,451 cars), Audi surpassed the strong sales of the same month last year.
In February, the company resumed its pace in the USA as well: 10,877 delivered automobiles represent 27.5 percent growth and set a monthly record for the 26th consecutive month. Generating especially strong customer traffic at US dealers were the SUVs with the four rings.
In China, the second home market of the Ingolstadt-based company, last month Audi surpassed the 30,000 unit mark and recorded 30,268 deliveries, which represented a 3.5 percent dip compared to February 2012.