Emerging Markets Boost Skoda to Record September
For the month of September, they’ve delivered 81,200 cars, a new record for the month achieved by the VW Group brand.
In their domestic market, one in every three car sold last month was a Skoda. In other countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the brand was able to further strengthen its position in the past month. Sales in Croatia increased by 85.9 per cent, in Romania by 9.6 per cent, in Hungary by 8.9 per cent and in Ukraine by 7.1 per cent.
However, the bulk of the growth came from emerging regions of Russia, India and China. In Russia and India, Skoda sold more vehicles by the end of September than it had in all of 2010.
The Octabia was the best-selling Skoda model, with 35,300 delivered, representing an 11.8 percent increase over a year ago. The Fabia followed closely with 24.300 deliveries and a 3 percent increase. Of he their core models, the Yeti once again saw the biggest sales increase, with 20 percent more customers demanding this crossover ahead of the coming winter.