Audi achieves further growth in Europe and North America

Audi achieves further growth in Europe and North America

14.02.2017: Rising demand in Europe (+3.1%) and North America (+11.8%) in January Worldwide deliveries fall by

Rising demand in Europe (+3.1%) and North America (+11.8%) in January
   



 
Worldwide deliveries fall by 13.5 percent to around 124,000 units due to temporary extraordinary effects in China
   
 
Audi sales chief Voggenreiter: “Remain optimistic about our future business development in China”
   
 
New Audi Q5 and A5 Sportback launch in Europe




AUDI AG delivered around 124,000 cars to customers in January. In particular, demand continued to rise in Europe (up 3.1% to 61,800 units) and North America (up 11.8% to 16,200 units).



Sales in China fell by 35.3% to 35,181 cars. In the last month, Audi established a long-term, strategic growth plan for the coming decade together with its Chinese partner FAW.



Against this background the Chinese Audi dealers had planned a restrained business volume at the start of the year. This temporary development in China also affected the global sales balance: Worldwide deliveries fell by 13.5 percent compared with the record-breaking figures for the prior-year month.



“In Europe and North America we reached more customers than ever before at the start of the year,” says Dietmar Voggenreiter, Board member for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG. “And we remain equally optimistic about our future business development in China.”



The primary contributions to Audi’s good start to the year in Europe came from the continuing high levels of growth in Italy (up 17.6% to 5,004 units) and Spain (up 15.8% to 4,928 units).


But the Four Rings also did well on their domestic market, increasing sales by 5.0 percent to 22,927 units. In Russia, the company saw demand stabilize following the economic uncertainty which characterized the local market in recent years, leaving Audi up 3.3 percent to 935 cars in January.



In Europe as a whole the new Audi A4 and the new A5 models in particular enjoyed strong demand. Sales of these two mid-sized models rose by 14.2 percent in the last month.



January was also dominated by important generation changeovers, with the Audi Q5 and the A5 Sportback launched as key new models on the European market in the first weeks of the year. Audi posted 3.1 percent growth across all models in Europe, at around 61,800 units.



Audi also achieved a successful start to the year in North America with around 16,200 deliveries, up 11.8 percent, and handing over more than 15,000 cars to customers for the first time in January.



With significant growth in Canada (up 28.1% to 1,932 units) and the United States (up 11.4% to 13,201 units), Audi further reinforced its positive sales performance from the previous year.


In addition to the Audi A4 (up 32.9% to 1,959 units), the company also performed particularly well on the U.S. market with the Audi A6, with deliveries up 19.9 percent to 1,108 units.



Sales of all Audi SUV models also increased in the United States in January, with the Audi Q3, Q5 and Q7 achieving cumulative growth of 21.9 percent.



January sales in China declined year-on-year to 35,181 cars (down 35.3%). In the last month, Audi established a strategic 10-year growth plan in China, together with its partner FAW, thus laying the foundations for sustained profitable growth in the years to come.



 Against this background the Chinese Audi dealers had planned a restrained business volume at the start of the year.




Sales for AUDI AG   

In January     2017    2016    Change from 2016



World    124,000    143,272    -13.5%

Europe    61,800    59,916    +3.1%
  - Germany    22,927    21,833    +5.0%
  - UK    11,753    11,946    -1.6%
  - France     4,404    4,225    +4.2%
  - Italy    5,004    4,255    +17.6%
  - Spain    4,928    4,256    +15.8%

USA    13,201    11,850    +11.4%
Mexico    1,111    1,178    -5.7%
Brazil    835    1,384    -39.7%

China
(incl. Hong Kong)    35,181    54,402    -35.3%





       
     
Christine Maukel - photo Audi

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/audi-growth-europe-north-america---160815.html

14.02.2017 / MaP

Weitere Beiträge

Toyota Hybrid sales have now surpassed 10 million units
14.02.2017
Toyota Motor Corporation is proud to announce cumulative global hybrid vehicle (HV) sales of 10.05 million units as of January 31, surpassing the 10 million unit mark. More than a numerical milestone, this demonstrates the staying power of weiter >>
AutoGravity: Daimler Financial Services investing in smartphone app for vehicle financing
14.02.2017
    AutoGravity offers first-of-its-kind comparison app for vehicle shopping and financing in 46 U.S. states    Financing for multiple vehicle brands and models offered on AutoGravity platform&nbs weiter >>
Celia Gaffney joins McLaren Applied Technologies as COO
13.02.2017
... to support rapid business growth McLaren Applied Technologies has appointed Celia Gaffney as chief operating officer (COO) to continue to scale-up the company’s operations. Celia will be based at the company&r weiter >>
Groupe Renault: 2016 financial results
10.02.2017
2016 RECORD YEAR, WITH REVENUES AT €51.2 BILLION AND OPERATING MARGIN AT 6.4%•    Revenues up 13.1% to €51,243 million•    Regist weiter >>
BMW Group sales achieve best-ever start to the year
10.02.2017
163,288 vehicles delivered worldwide, up 6.8%BMW sales up 7.2%, totalling 143,553MINI sales grow 3.7% to 19,563BMW electrified models double sales in JanuarySales growth achieved in all world regions  weiter >>
GM Reports Record Full-Year Earnings Per Share
07.02.2017
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced record full-year 2016 results driven by strong retail demand for full-size trucks and SUVs in the United States, continued industry growth in China and effective cost performance across the globe. weiter >>
Toyota steigert weltweiten Absatz auf 6,64 Millionen Fahrzeuge
06.02.2017
Finanzergebnisse der ersten neun Monate des Geschäftsjahres 2016/17    Autohersteller erzielt Betriebsgewinn von 13,18 Milliarden Euro    Konzernumsatz erreicht weiter >>
Groupe Renault has acquired PVI
06.02.2017
.... a specialist in the electrification of Light Commercial Vehicles • With the acquisition of PVI, which specialises in the conversion of commercial vehicles to natural gas or electricity, Renault will be able to step up the implementation of new technologies, especially in the field of electric LCV conversions  &bul weiter >>
BMW i Ventures Announces Strategic Investment in Desktop Metal.
06.02.2017
BMW i Ventures has announced a strategic investment in Desktop Metal, an emerging startup with the mission to bring metal 3D printing within reach of all design and manufacturing teams.Desktop Metal is committed to accelerating the adoption of metal 3D printing in manufacturing through the creation of innovative technology that produces complex parts. Th weiter >>
Mercedes-Benz starts the new year with more than 18% growth and a new sales record
02.02.2017
    Mercedes-Benz delivered 178,467 vehicles worldwide last month (+18.3%), more than ever before in a January    Over 30% growth in the Asia-Pacific region    Ongoing success in China: with n weiter >>
BMW Motorrad USA Posts January 2017 Sales
02.02.2017
The new year is off to a bold new start for BMW Motorrad USA, as sales of BMW motorcycles rose 48% in January compared to January 2016.   While BMW Motorrad USA posted double – and even triple – digit growth across the model segments in which it competes, performance was strongest among F series (F 700 GS), G series (G 650 GS) and R weiter >>
Lexus international 2016 year in review
02.02.2017
    Lexus global sales reach new record: 677,615 vehicles (+4% vs. 2015)    Best-ever sales result for Lexus Europe with 74,300 units (+16.5%)GLOBAL SALESLexus International sold 677,615 vehicles weiter >>
American Honda Continues Record Sales Pace in January
01.02.2017
American Honda sets new January records for total vehicle and total truck sales    Honda Division also sets new January benchmark for total vehicle sales    Honda trucks jump 30.2 percent for best-ever Januar weiter >>
Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt to leave the Volkswagen Group
27.01.2017
....VW Group Board of Management by mutual agreement – Hiltrud Werner appointed as successorDr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt is to leave the Volkswagen Group Board of Management by mutual agreement effective January 31, 2017, following the conclusion of comprehensive settlements with the U.S. authorities in connection with the diesel issue. weiter >>
Groupe PSA und die indische CK Birla Group unterzeichnen Joint Venture Verträge
25.01.2017
Ab 2020 Herstellung und Vertrieb von Fahrzeugen und Komponenten in Indien  „Wir profitieren von einer starken Unterstützung unseres indischen Partners, der CK Birla Group, und einer gemeinsamen Vision. Di weiter >>
Lamborghini Squadra Corse sets a new record
23.01.2017
...with over two-hundred racing cars produced in only 24 months •    The 201st car leaving the production plant of Sant’Agata is a Huracán GT3•    Super Trofeo and GT3 cars are produced in th weiter >>
Volkswagen Truck & Bus increases sales to 184,000 vehicles in 2016
20.01.2017
    Increase of 3 percent over the previous year    21 percent increase in sales of trucks in Central and Eastern Europe    Renschler: "We are very satisfied with the increase in unit sales."Volkswagen Truck & Bus sold around 184,000 trucks and buses under the MAN, Scania and Volksw weiter >>
SPA becomes a Partner Organization of IFSF
19.01.2017
• Enhanced cooperation on payment standards that simplify the consumer fuelling experience• Deeper collaboration to facilitate optimized transactions – at the pump and in the forecourt store and beyondThe International F weiter >>
An Audi success story – 8 million cars with quattro drive
19.01.2017
Milestone Q5 rolls off the production line at new plant in Mexico      Latest development step is a quattro with ultra technology      Track record of success also in motorsport weiter >>
Record sales for Groupe Renault - Worldwide sales
17.01.2017
- up to 13,3% to 3.18 million vehicles in 2016 for the last year of the Renault Drive the Change •    Record year-on-year increase of 374,000 units (13.3%), up to 3.18 million vehicles sold in 2016. weiter >>
AUDI AG and FAW Group sign strategic growth plan for China
17.01.2017
Intensifying cooperation with focus on electrification and digitalization      Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “Enhancing our successful partnership with a strong roadmap for the coming decade”      Audi sales chief Dietmar Voggenreiter: “Starting the next phase of our joint growth path” weiter >>
FAW records a satisfying 2016
16.01.2017
FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. has enjoyed a particularly memorable 2016, racking up unmatched milestones amongst FAW manufacturing plants outside of the headquartered plants in China.Besides the fact that FAW SA started modestly over 20 years ago selling trucks locally, it has in recent years truly stepped up to the plate. FAW weiter >>
SKODA setzt Wachstumskurs 2016 auch in Deutschland erfolgreich fort
16.01.2017
› ŠKODA Neuzulassungen stiegen auf 186.172 Fahrzeuge› 15.439 Neuzulassungen im Dezember: so viel wie nie zuvor› Mit 52.265 Neuzulassungen wuchs das Flottengeschäft um mehr als z weiter >>
ePayment investment: Daimler Financial Services acquires PayCash Europe SA
16.01.2017
    PayCash Europe SA will become the electronic payment system for services provided by the Daimler Group under the new “ Mercedes pay” brand name    “Mercede weiter >>
Opel steigert Verkäufe in Europa im Jahr 2016 um vier Prozent
11.01.2017
•    Höchster Absatz seit fünf Jahren: Zuwachs von rund 46.000 Fahrzeugen •    Auto des Jahres 2016: Opel Astra meistverkauftes Modell•    7 in 17: In diesem Jahr dank großer Modelloffensive weiteres Wachstum erwartet weiter >>
Porsche sets new sales record
10.01.2017
Over 237,000 vehicles sold worldwideIn 2016, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG far exceeded its 2015 record. The Stuttgart-based sportscar manufacturer delivered a total of 237,778 vehicles around the world, some 6 per cent more than the pr weiter >>
The Ateca Boosts SEAT Sales In 2016
10.01.2017
• The brand concludes the year with 410,200 vehicles delivered, the best result since 2007• Sales growth nears 30% since 2012• The Leon and the Alhambra smash their all-time deliveries record• Turkey, Austria, Poland, Sweden and Portugal, the markets making the largest strides• SEAT has reva weiter >>
Voraussichtliche Einigung zwischen Volkswagen und US-Justizministerium
10.01.2017
wird Konzernergebnis der Porsche SE für das Geschäftsjahr 2016 belastenDie Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, hat in einer Ad-hoc-Mitteilung bestätigt, dass sie sich in fortgeschrittenen Gesprächen mit dem US-amerikanischen Justizministerium (Department of Justice) sowie der US-amerikanischen Zollbehörde (U.S. Customs and Border Pro weiter >>
Rekordjahr 2016: SKODA liefert 1.127.700 Fahrzeuge an Kunden aus
10.01.2017
› ŠKODA steigert Auslieferungen um 6,8 Prozent auf 1.127.700 Automobile › Bester Dezember aller Zeiten: 91.500 Auslieferungen (+5,7 %) › Deutliches Wachstum in den Regionen Eu weiter >>

© 2001-2017 automobilsport.com full copyright automobilsport.com