Audi managed to keep its sales increasing in September to 136, 600 units, up 13.6% compared with the same period last year.
During the first three quarters of the year Audi sold 1,097,500 units, up 12.8%, and in September sales continues to rise in the US up 26.5% and China up 20.5%. The automaker saw its sales going up in all the regions in the world, including the sluggish European market with an increase of 7.4%.
“This year we reached the tally of one million cars sold after just nine months – clear evidence that we are realizing our strategic goals in the right way,” commented Luca de Meo, Member of the Audi’s Board. “We are seeing our new models succeed in the marketplace, reflecting the tastes of customers.”
Some of the best-sold models in Europe were the A1 Sportback, the Q3 and the A6 Avant. The automaker managed to continue the growth pattern in its home market, Germany, with sales up 3.5% in September to 20,712 units, and 7.4% in the first nine months of the year, to 198,777 vehicles. Audi’s second largest European market, the UK, reported sales up 20% to 22,389 units. Sales in Russia increased 57.3% and from January to September 42.9% to 25,442 units.