More VW cars sold in China than Germany

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21 January 2004 , WOLFSBURG - For the first time ever, Volkswagen sold more cars in China last year than in Germany, the company announced Wednesday. Taking advantage of the world's fastest-growing car market, Volkswagen sold a total 697,961 VWs and Audis in China in 2003. That was up a whopping 36 percent from 2002, a corporate spokesman in Wolfsburg said. The total included 633,000 VWs and 64,000 Audis. On the domestic market, struggling against a strong euro and an economic downturn, Europe's biggest ca

21 January 2004

WOLFSBURG - For the first time ever, Volkswagen sold more cars in China last year than in Germany, the company announced Wednesday.

Taking advantage of the world's fastest-growing car market, Volkswagen sold a total 697,961 VWs and Audis in China in 2003.

That was up a whopping 36 percent from 2002, a corporate spokesman in Wolfsburg said.

The total included 633,000 VWs and 64,000 Audis.

On the domestic market, struggling against a strong euro and an economic downturn, Europe's biggest car-maker sold 519,500 vehicles in Germany in 2003. Of those, 237,786 were Audis.

DPA
Subject: German news

 

 

 

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