Audi Sales Jump 12.9 in July

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Despite the European downturn, Audi’s sales are booming not only on the old continent, but also across the world. The Ingolstadt company delivered 12.9% more cars in July than it did in the same month a year ago.
For the first seven months of the year, Audi managed an increase of 12.3 percent over the same period of last year, bringing the total to 852,900 vehicles sold worldwide.

"Following this successful start to the second half, we are expecting the new A3 to give us an extra lift over the coming months," said Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG. . “Because we aim to continue pioneering the premium compact class with the new generation, too.” The new Audi A3 will appear on the first markets from the end of this month.

IN Europe, Audi delivered 5.5 percent more cars than a year ago, 60,800 of the for the month of July and 454,200 for the year to date.

Meanwhile, in China Audi’s sales grew an impressive 34.6 percent over the previous year, to 226,748 units. Sales of the locally-made Audi Q5 jumped by 80 percent, with 50,170 customers choosing this SUV model between January and July.
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