- Škoda Auto increases global sales , Volkswagen thrive, especially in Western Europe.
Škoda Auto increases global sales by 29 percent, the best result within the Group
Of the individual regions, the Volkswagen Group continues to thrive, especially in Western Europe.
There, October sales grew by 36.8 percent year-on-year, but from January to October they are also lower.
Sales in the Asia-Pacific region grew by 18.1 percent year-on-year in October and showed slight growth in the first ten months of this year.
Sales in Central Europe fell by 1.8 percent in October, and from January to October they showed a drop of 35.7 percent.
In October, ŠKODA increased its global sales by 29 percent year-on-year to 60,800 vehicles.
This was announced by the parent company Volkswagen.
The Czech manufacturer thus showed one of the best results of the entire group, which is the largest car manufacturer in Europe.
From January to the end of October, ŠKODA sales amount to 605,400 vehicles, which is a year-on-year decrease of 19.1 percent.
Last year, car manufacturers around the world were still struggling with the effects of the pandemic.
Volkswagen delivered 388,600 passenger cars to customers in October, a year-on-year increase of 7.7 percent.
Year-on-year, however, its sales are ten percent lower.
The entire Volkswagen Group, which also includes trucks and buses, increased sales by more than 15 percent year-on-year to 691,800 vehicles in October.
From January to October, sales also remain lower year-on-year.
Of the group that focuses on mass-market cars, the Spanish brand Seat/CUPRA also performed relatively well.
Sales for October increased by 20.1 percent year-on-year to 29,400 vehicles.
From January to October, sales show a year-on-year decline of more than 22 percent.
In the premium car group, Audi is particularly successful, increasing sales by 33.9 percent to 131,800 vehicles in October, but also lagging behind year-on-year from January to the end of October.
A more modest increase in sales was registered by the luxury car brands Lamborghini/Bentley, which together also showed year-on-year growth for the period from January to October.