2023 Author: Eric Donovan | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 15:44
The Ingolstadt car manufacturer Audi started the fourth quarter with a sales increase of almost 14 percent. The Q3, Q5 and Q7 SUV models in particular boosted sales.
The VW subsidiary Audi was able to significantly increase worldwide sales in October. With 123,600 vehicles delivered to customers, sales grew by 13.6 percent compared to the same month last year, as the company announced on Wednesday. The Ingolstadt-based company particularly benefited from the strong demand for the Q3, Q5 and Q7 SUV models and the A5 series.
Since the beginning of the year, Audi has been able to sell a total of 1.22 million vehicles in the first ten months, an increase of 12.5 percent. In the European car market shaken by the car crisis, Audi was able to achieve an increase of 4.2 percent with almost 61,000 vehicles, in the USA the increase of 11,708 units was 14.5 percent compared to the same month last year. The Audi A4, for which 3,151 customers opted for it in the previous month, did particularly well in the USA. That is almost 21 percent more than last year.
Audi with almost 30 percent plus in China
The growth of the brand with the four rings on the Chinese market is particularly encouraging. Audi was able to sell around 36,000 units here in October, an increase of 29.5 percent. As of October, sales were around 333,000 vehicles, which corresponds to an increase of over 31 percent. "China remains one of the strongest growth engines for Audi: in October we exceeded the record sales from the entire previous year and will achieve a strong new record in 2012," says Audi's new Board Member for Sales Luca de Meo.
In its home market of Germany, Audi was able to increase its sales of 23,450 vehicles by 5.1 percent and after ten months has sold over 222,000 vehicles. This corresponds to an increase of 7.2 percent. (AG / FM)