In 2017, sales of Volkswagen cars in Russia increased by 20.5% year-on-year to 89,469, Volkswagen Group Rus informed.
In December 2017 alone, 10,366 Volkswagen cars were transferred to clients (+36.6% year-on-year).
Volkswagen's corporate sales also grew impressively last year (+20.9% to 22,317); in December alone, the company sold 2,472 cars (+41.7%).
Volkswagen AG is the largest European automobile manufacturer uniting the Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, SEAT brands. The corporation's deluxe automobile division includes the well-known Lamborghini, Bentley, Bugatti brands. In 2009, Volkswagen acquired 49.9% of shares of Porsche AG, the merger was completed in 2010. The The company is engaged in the manufacture of commercial motor vehicles through the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unit and Scania-branded motor vehicles. Headquartered in Wolfsburg, Volkswagen has a headcount of 400 thousand employees worldwide. Volkswagen Group Rus, the company's subsidiary in the Russian Federation, launched an assembly plant with the annual designed capacity of 150 thousand cars in Kaluga in 2007.
In January-November 2017, Volkswagen improved sales in Russia by 18.7% year-on-year to 79,103.
"AK&M", 12.01.2018 12:18