Christian Klingler

Audi cuts global car sales outlook on China

July 30, 2015 11:57 CET

Audi lowered its global sales forecast for this year because of slumping demand in China, its biggest market. The automaker expects global deliveries to increase between 3 percent and 4 percent from a record 1.74 million sales in 2014....
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VW committee said to meet to discuss new structure

June 12, 2015 13:13 CET

VW Group's steering committee will meet to discuss the development of a new structure for the automaker, but won't talk about personnel issues including the selection of a new chairman to replace Ferdinand Piech, sources said....
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VW Group sales fall for 2nd consecutive month

June 12, 2015 20:26 CET

VW Group sales fell for a second month in May and at a faster pace than in April, highlighting the German carmaker's difficulties in weak emerging markets. Deliveries at the 12-brand group slid by 2.6 percent to 858,000 vehicles in May, VW said....
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VW sales chief could lose job as carmaker reorganizes, report says

June 11, 2015 15:17 CET

VW Group sales chief Christian Klingler could lose his job as part of a reorganization by the carmaker intended to boost profits, company sources said....
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VW Group sales rise 2% on Europe, China demand

April 17, 2015 12:25 CET

VW said group sales rose 2.3 percent in March to 968,300 vehicles, as gains in Western Europe and China helped offset declines in the U.S. and South America. The result extended first-quarter deliveries to a total of 2.49 million vehicles, a rise of 1.8 percent....
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VW brand sales flat in Feb., down 1.6% for year

March 10, 2015 17:05 CET

VW brand sales were flat in February at 413,700 vehicles and slipped 1.6 percent to 920,700 after two months. Modest February gains in China and Europe helped offset declines in South America and the U.S....
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VW brand sales down 2% in December on 'challenging' conditions

Jan. 9, 2015 13:06 CET

Volkswagen Group said sales at its VW brand fell 2 percent in December because of "challenging market conditions." Full-year deliveries rose 3 percent to a record 6.1 million....
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VW has 10 million sales in sight despite flat November

Dec. 12, 2014 12:54 CET

VW Group's global vehicle sales increased just 1 percent in November as its business was hit by slumps in Russia and Brazil. The automaker, however, remains confident it will meet a full-year target of 10 million deliveries....
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BLOG: VW's Diess takes pole position to replace Winterkorn

6:30 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2014

VW's announcement that it poached BMW development chief Herbert Diess to run its flagship VW brand puts the 56-year-old manager in pole position to succeed Martin Winterkorn as VW Group boss....
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CHRISTIAAN HETZNER

BLOG: VW's Diess takes pole position to replace Winterkorn

6:30 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2014

VW's announcement that it poached BMW development chief Herbert Diess to run its flagship VW brand puts the 56-year-old manager in pole position to succeed Martin Winterkorn as VW Group boss....
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Volkswagen Group sales rise 3% in October on Europe, China gains

Nov. 14, 2014 11:09 CET

Volkswagen said group sales increased 3 percent in October as strong gains in western Europe and China helped offset declining demand in the U.S. and South America. Ten-month deliveries rose 5 percent to 8.24 million....
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VW core-brand sales remain flat in September

Oct. 7, 2014 12:58 CET

Volkswagen Group said global sales of its core VW passenger-car brand rose 0.2 percent last month, held back by declining deliveries in Russia and the Americas....
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VW Group deliveries rise 3% in August

Sept. 12, 2014 12:29 CET

VW Group sales rose 3 percent in August as gains in Europe and China continued to offset declines in the U.S. and South America. Eight-month deliveries increase by 6 percent as group brands including Audi and Porsche increased volume....
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VW reports flat core-brand sales in August

Sept. 9, 2014 12:10 CET

VW said core-brand sales rose 0.1 percent in August, taking the total for eight-month global deliveries to 4.03 million, a rise of 3 percent. Weaker monthly sales in the U.S. were offset by robust increases in western Europe and China....
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VW brand sales rise on Europe, China gains

Aug. 12, 2014 11:48 CET

VW increased sales at its core passenger-car brand by 4 percent in July as higher deliveries in western Europe and China offset declines in the United States and Brazil. Global sales of VW brand cars and SUVs rose to 491,600 last month....
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