[Global Network Comprehensive Report] According to foreign media reports on January 10, Volkswagen set a new delivery record in 2018, handing over a total of 6.24 million vehicles worldwide for the full year, 0.2 percent more than in 2017. Volkswagen’s global SUV offensive proved to be key growth drivers. Compared with 2017, the SUV segment grew 38.0 percent over the same period in 2018. As a result, 19.2 percent of Volkswagen delivered to customers in 2018 was an SUV.

Therefore, Volkswagen will continue to strengthen innovation and investment in SUV segment.
By 2025, Volkswagen will have over 30 SUV models.

About the market of Volkswagen, in Europe, the Volkswagen brand reported 3.6 percent growth in 2018, delivering 1.75 million vehicles; in the USA, Volkswagen delivered 354,100 vehicles in 2018, a rise of 4.2 percent.

Jurgen Stackmann, the head of Volkswagen’s sales, said, “In 2018, there are greater uncertainties in some regions, especially in the second half of the year. However, in general, Volkswagen successfully suppressed this situation by launching attractive new products.”
(Internship Compilation: Sharina Reviewer: Liu Yang)