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Skoda Nov 2012 sales increase globally, in India decline by 13 percent


Skoda has revealed their global sales figures for the month of November 2012. The company has seen a 3.8% increase in sales during the month with 77,900 units delivered compared to 75,000 units that were delivered in the same month previous year. Taking the eleven month period, January to November 2012, the company sales increased 6.9% with 873,000 units sold as compared to 816,800 units sold in the same period in 2011.

These increased sales were noteworthy specially considering the difficult market situation being witnessed specially across Europe. Skoda sales in Western Europe were up 4.3% with 28,200 units sold in November while the company sold 331,900 units in eleven month period of 2012. Sales in Germany were particularly significant during the eleven month period, where the company witnessed a 15.2% increase while sales in Britain were up 30.2%. Eastern European sales accounted for 12,400 units, an increase of 7.9% in November while from January to November, sales touched 123,500 units, an increase of 26.7%.

Sales across India were on the other hand down from 2,300 units in November 2011 to 2,000 units in November 2012, registering a decline of 13%, while sales in January to November period increased by 24.4% to 32,100 units. Even in the markets of China, Skoda saw increased sales during the eleven month period of the current year. In November, China sales touched 21,100 units, up 4.9% while this figure stood at 225,900 units in the period January to November 2012, an increase of 7.1%.  


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Sagar Patel

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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