Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand (VW only), on Tuesday said the company handed over 4.69 (January-November 2010: 4.18) million vehicles to customers worldwide from January to November 2011.
The German automaker grew deliveries by 12.4 percent compared with the comparable prior-year period. For the month of November, the brand reported a 14.5 percent rise, delivering 452,900 (November 2010: 395,600) units.
“The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand performed well in November on world markets that were at times volatile and grew vehicle deliveries further,” Christian Klingler, Board Member for Sales and Marketing for the Volkswagen Group and the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, commented in Wolfsburg on Tuesday.
In Europe, the automaker has sold 1.58 (1.43; +10.6 percent) million vehicles to customers of which 835,900 (799,500; +4.6 percent) were delivered in Western Europe excluding Germany.
In its domestic market, VW remained positive with 549,300 (496,900; +10.5 percent) vehicles handed over to customers.
In addition, in the Central and Eastern Europe region, Volkswagen has delivered 195,800 vehicles (132,800; +47.5 percent).
In Asia, the company said it has sold 1.80 (1.57; +14.4 percent) million vehicles in the period to November, of which 1.61 (1.45; +11.4 percent) million units were delivered in China, the region’s largest single market.
Deliveries in North America also developed well, with the brand handing over 448,500 (366,200; +22.5 percent) vehicles to customer there from January to November. 708,100 (683,200; +3.6 percent) vehicles were delivered in South America during the same period.