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Volkswagen Group registers 11.2 percent sales increase for 2012


VW group has registered an impressive increase of 11.2 percent in the period from January to November 2012 with delivery of 5.22 million passenger vehicles to customers globally. If the brand continues at this fast pace, it could set a new delivery record for the year.

1.58 million units were sold in the European region even though a sluggish economy played spoilt sport. Western Europe with the exception of Germany experienced a decrease of 6.4 percent with sales of 782,600 vehicles while central and eastern European markets did well to register a 25.9 percent increase. Russian and German markets did well to register a 45.3 percent and 0.5 percent increase respectively.

The Asia-Pacific region too did well with an impressive increase of 18 percent. Chinese and American markets too did quite well during the period from January to November 2012. The North American region registered an increase of 25.5 percent while South America region saw a rise in deliveries by 8.2 percent.


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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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