AUDI AG: Sales in Europe up by 4.2 percent in October
- Around 123,600 deliveries worldwide in October (+13.9 percent)
- Sales chief de Meo: “Record sales in China for the whole of 2011 already surpassed in October”
- Updated Audi Q5 strengthening business in Europe
AUDI AG started the fourth quarter of the year with another double-digit increase in sales: Thanks in particular to the SUV models Q3, Q5 and Q7, together with the A5 model family, worldwide sales in October were up 13.9 percent year on year, to around 123,600 automobiles. This means some 1,221,150 customers have already purchased a new Audi since January, a rise of 12.9 percent compared with 2011. In October, the Ingolstadt-based carmaker bucked again the market trend in Europe by achieving 4.2 percent growth. Audi’s deliveries continued to grow by well into double figures in the U.S. (+14.5%) and in China, where it gained 29.5 percent last month.