VW boosts production in key markets in North America and China

1st half 2013 sales climb to 4.8 million units

2013/08/07

Summary

VW Group 2012 Sales by Region Volkswagen (VW) Group aims to increase its annual sales volume to ten million vehicles by 2018 as its mid-term goal and actively made investments to attain the target. The global sales volume for the January to June 2013 period increased by 5.4% year-over-year to 4.8 million units. VW places  China and North America as its most important markets.

 LMC Automotive forecasts light vehicle sales of Volkswagen in 2013 to increase by 1.8% to 9.0 million units. Volkswagen continues to expand its unit sales to 9.6 million in 2014, a 6.7% increase. From 2014, Volkswagen Group "should see a more robust global expansion...momentum coming from both Asia and North America."



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