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Volkswagen of America sales down 25%, Golf on the brink of disaster

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Volkswagen of America reported sales of 23,882 units delivered in November 2015. This is a decline of 24.72% y-o-y.

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However, at look at the models reveals a dramatic picture for some models. Golf went down 64%, Jetta SportWagen sank 99.9%, the total number of Jetta decreased 29.5%, Beetle Coupe decreased 49.6%, Passat was also down 60.4%, and Touareg sank 31,3%.

Some bright points are Tiguan with 87,7% better sales and e-Golf with 96,6% increase but a very small overall number, about 4,000 vehicles in total.

The November sales results reflect the impact of the recent stop-sale for all 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI vehicles as well as for the 3.0L V6.

Porsche Cars North America announced November 2015 sales of 4,450 vehicles. November brings year-to-date sales to 47,820 vehicles, exceeding the 2014 record of 47,007 units sold. Year-to-date, sales increased 9.3 percent.

Audi reported that its November 2015 sales increased 0.4% to 16,700 vehicles, a total that stands as the brand’s 59th straight month of record U.S. sales.

Through the first 11 months of 2015, Audi U.S. sales rose 11.7% from last year to 181,803 vehicles, which is only 208 units short of what Audi sold in an entire year in 2014.


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