VW Group shored up sales in China for the second-straight month in November, solidifying its position as the country’s largest carmaker.
Groupwide deliveries totaled 419,700, a rise of 5.1 percent from a year earlier, the German automaker said.
Growth was led by the group’s Audi luxury brand, where deliveries jumped 17 percent to 67,402.
Sales at the flagship VW brand rose 4 percent to 316,700.
Through November, VW Group’s China deliveries slid 1.1 percent to 3,764,100.
During the first 11 months, sales at Audi rose 3.5 percent to 618,596 while deliveries at VW brand edged down 0.4 percent to 2,808,900.
VW Group didn’t reveal results of its other brands in China for November.
China is by far the largest market for VW Group. In the first 11 months, the German auto giant derived nearly 38 percent of global sales from China.
While VW Group has bucked the downturn in China’s new-vehicle market, its share in the first 11 months has risen to 19.6 percent, from 17.6 percent for 2018.