10.09.2012 11:14


Ingolstadt (ots) -

- Best August in Audi history with around 108,100 deliveries - Audi CEO Stadler: "We want to sell significantly more units of the new A3 family during its lifecycle" - Audi sales up 17.5 percent in the United States since January

Audi continues to grow in all regions around the world: Deliveries in August increased by 14.9 percent on the corresponding prior-year month to reach some 108,100 automobiles. This means approximately 961,000 customers have chosen Audi since the beginning of the year, an increase of 12.7 percent. The past month's growth was driven by strong sales figures for the brand's luxury-class models as well as for the Audi Q3 and A1 Sportback. Growth for Audi was especially evident in China (+24.0%), while August was yet another record month for the brand in the United States as well (+13.0%). Sales figures in Europe were also up 8.0 percent, despite the difficult conditions in several markets and the model changeover of the A3. The new generation of the premium compact car was launched on the first European markets in late August.

"The A3 is arriving at just the right time, for Europe as well as for the United States and China. We want to grow significantly in their premium compact segments with the A3 model family in the coming years," says Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG. "In total we want to sell considerably more units of the new A3 family during its lifecycle than we did of its very successful predecessor" To date, Audi has delivered some 1.877 million cars from the predecessor generation of the new A3 to customers. Luca de Meo, who became the Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG for Marketing and Sales on September 1, 2012, adds: "New models such as the A3 and the updated Q5, which is also being launched at the moment, will make Audi even stronger in the difficult market environment currently prevailing in Europe."

In Europe, AUDI AG increased its sales by 3.6 percent to some 501,900 units between January and August. The premium manufacturer thus reached the milestone of half a million deliveries on its home continent after just eight months for the first time. All three of Audi?s largest European sales markets contributed to this with growth figures in August: On the German market, the company outperformed sales for August 2011 by 9.0 percent with 20,180 units and attained a record market share of 10 percent, thanks in large part to the A1 Sportback, the Q3 and the A6 Avant. In the United Kingdom, where August is traditionally a low sales month for the entire market, Audi sales figures were up 14.7 percent and 4,144 automobiles were delivered. In France, sales were up 13.8 percent to 3,706 units, confirming Audi's position as the leading premium brand.

While demand in Italy (-3.9% to 2,408 cars) was below that seen in August 2011, Audi's delivery figures rose significantly in countries such as Spain (+7.5% to 2,270 cars), Austria (+15.4% to 1,463 cars), Switzerland (+62.5% to 1,661 cars) and Turkey (+42.3% to 1,198 cars). Audi once again achieved particularly strong growth in Russia during the past month: 2,972 premium automobiles delivered to Russian customers represent an increase of 47.9 percent on August 2011. In Russia and in many other markets, the Q3 was a key driver of growth for Audi: Around 52,200 units in total of the compact SUV have already been sold in Europe this year.

In China, the first customers were presented with the keys for their Q3. The brand's two other SUV models also helped drive the 24.0 percent increase in sales to 34,800 deliveries for Audi on this market in the past month. Demand for the Audi Q7 increased by 39.4 percent on August 2011, while delivery statistics for the Q5 reveal a 34.1 percent increase to 7,316 automobiles. The Audi A7 Sportback was also in strong demand among Chinese customers in August; 1,008 units of the luxury coupe were delivered to China. In total, Audi delivered 261,548 cars in the company's largest sales market - an increase of 33.1 percent.

Besides China and Russia, the other BRIC markets rose sharply for Audi in August as well: In India, deliveries increased by 42.4 percent in year-on-year comparison to reach 726, while in Brazil they rose 9.8 percent to 550. Audi also posted high double-digit growth rates in South Africa (+35.0% to 1,500 cars) and South Korea (+38.5% to 1,260 units).

In the United States, the recently launched new generations of the A4 and the A5 were particularly driving continued growth: 11,527 sales, an increase of 13.0 percent for Audi of America in August. Sales of the luxury Q7 SUV rose 32.1 percent. Audi's U.S. deliveries for the first eight months total 88,392 automobiles, equivalent to growth of 17.5 percent. This upward trend was in large part attributable to strong sales growth for the A6 Sedan: Audi sold 11,844 units of the vehicle in the United States between January and August, more than twice as many as in the same prior-year period.

Sales for In August Cumulative total AUDI AG 2012 2011 Change 2012 2011 Change from 2011 from 2011 World 108,100 94,076 +14.9% 961,000 852,961 +12.7% Europe 47,800 44,234 +8.0% 501,900 484,705 +3.6%
Germany 20,180 18,506 +9.0% 178,065 165,020 +7.9%
UK 4,144 3,613 +14.7% 79,204 75,128 +5.4%
France 3,706 3,258 +13.8% 41,992 41,500 +1.2%
Italy 2,408 2,506 -3.9% 34,099 41,023 -16.9%
Spain 2,270 2,111 +7.5% 27,141 29,844 -9.1%
Russia 2,972 2,010 +47.9% 22,292 15,800 +41.1%

USA 11,527 10,201 +13.0% 88,392 75,256 +17.5% Mexico 856 667 +28.3% 5,547 4,842 +14.6% Asia
Pacific 40,500 32,795 +23.4% 308,400 236,500 +30.4%
China (incl. Hong Kong) 34,800 28,068 +24.0% 261,548 196,534 +33.1%
India 726 510 +42.4% 5,412 3,655 +48.1%

The Audi Group delivered 1,302,659 cars of the Audi brand to customers in 2011. In 2011, the Company posted revenue of EUR 44.1 billion and an operating profit of EUR 5.3 billion. Audi produces vehicles in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm (Germany), Györ (Hungary), Changchun (China) and Brussels (Belgium). The Audi Q7 is built in Bratislava (Slovakia). In July 2010, CKD production of the Audi Q5 was added to the existing Audi A4 and A6 manufacturing operations in Aurangabad (India). At the Brussels plant, production of the Audi A1 has been running since 2010, while production of the new A1 Sportback began in 2012. The Audi Q3 has been built in Martorell (Spain) since June 2011. The Company is active in more than 100 markets worldwide. AUDI AG?s wholly owned subsidiaries include amongst others

AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. (Györ/Hungary), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. (Sant'Agata Bolognese/Italy), AUDI BRUSSELS S.A./N.V. (Brussels/Belgium), quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm and the sports bike manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. (Bologna/Italy). Audi currently employs around 65,000 people worldwide, including around 48,000 in Germany. Between 2012 and 2016 the brand with the four rings is planning to invest a total of EUR 13 billion - mainly in new products and the extension of production capacities - in order to sustain the Company's technological lead embodied in its "Vorsprung durch Technik" claim. Audi is currently expanding its site in Györ (Hungary) and will start production in Foshan (China) in late 2013 and in San José Chiapa (Mexico) in 2016.

Audi has long been fulfilling its social responsibility on many levels - with the aim of making the future worth living for generations to come. The basis for Audi's lasting success is therefore formed by environmental protection, the conservation of resources, international competitiveness and a forward-looking human resources policy. One example of AUDI AG's commitment to environmental issues is the Audi Environmental Foundation. Within the context of "Vorsprung durch Technik," which extends far beyond its products, the Company is directing its activities toward a major goal
comprehensive CO2-neutral mobility.

Originaltext: Audi AG Digitale Pressemappe: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/6730 Pressemappe via RSS : http://www.presseportal.de/rss/pm_6730.rss2 ISIN: DE0006757008

Contact: Corporate Communications Moritz Drechsel Press Spokesman for Marketing and Sales Tel.: +49 841 89-39914 E-mail: moritz.drechsel@audi.de www.audi-mediaservices.com

Nachrichten zu Audi AG

  • Relevant
  • Alle
  • vom Unternehmen
  • Peer Group
  • ?

Um Ihnen die Übersicht über die große Anzahl an Nachrichten, die jeden Tag für ein Unternehmen erscheinen, etwas zu erleichtern, haben wir den Nachrichtenfeed in folgende Kategorien aufgeteilt:

Relevant: Nachrichten von ausgesuchten Quellen, die sich im Speziellen mit diesem Unternehmen befassen

Alle: Alle Nachrichten, die dieses Unternehmen betreffen. Z.B. auch Marktberichte die außerdem auch andere Unternehmen betreffen

vom Unternehmen: Nachrichten und Adhoc-Meldungen, die vom Unternehmen selbst veröffentlicht werden

Peer Group: Nachrichten von Unternehmen, die zur Peer Group gehören

Analysen zu Audi AG

  • Alle
  • Buy
  • Hold
  • Sell
  • ?
09.04.2010AUDI kaufenFrankfurter Tagesdienst
12.03.2010AUDI für LangfristanlegerFrankfurter Tagesdienst
02.02.2010AUDI für GeduldigeEuro am Sonntag
03.11.2009AUDI neues KurszielMorgan Stanley
18.03.2009AUDI neues KurszielMorgan Stanley
09.04.2010AUDI kaufenFrankfurter Tagesdienst
12.03.2010AUDI für LangfristanlegerFrankfurter Tagesdienst
03.11.2009AUDI neues KurszielMorgan Stanley
18.03.2009AUDI neues KurszielMorgan Stanley
06.03.2008AUDI aussichtsreichFocus Money
02.02.2010AUDI für GeduldigeEuro am Sonntag
07.06.2006AUDI engagiert bleibenFrankfurter Tagesdienst
Keine Nachrichten im Zeitraum eines Jahres in dieser Kategorie verfügbar.
Eventuell finden Sie Nachrichten die älter als ein Jahr sind im Archiv

Um die Übersicht zu verbessern, haben Sie die Möglichkeit, die Analysen für Audi AG nach folgenden Kriterien zu filtern.

Alle: Alle Empfehlungen

Buy: Kaufempfehlungen wie z.B. "kaufen" oder "buy"

Hold: Halten-Empfehlungen wie z.B. "halten" oder "neutral"

Sell: Verkaufsempfehlungn wie z.B. "verkaufen" oder "reduce"
mehr Analysen
Börse Stuttgart Anlegerclub

SAP - Digitalisierung ist eine Goldgrube!

Das Softwarehaus aus Walldorf dominiert den globalen Markt für Unternehmenssoftware. Selbst das innovative Silicon Valley kann den Deutschen nicht das Wasser reichen. Das hat mittlerweile auch die Wall Street erkannt. Der DAX-Titel befindet sich auf Rekordjagd. Immer mehr US-Investoren springen auf. Im neuen Anlegermagazin lesen Sie, wie die Digitalisierung die Aktie antreibt und warum SAP für Trader und Investoren interessant ist.
Anlegermagazin kostenlos erhalten

Heute im Fokus

DAX schließt im Minus -- Dow Jones am Ende nahezu unverändert -- Amazon mit guten Zahlen -- GOOGLE-Mutter Alphabet überzeugt -- Microsoft enttäuscht -- RWE, AIXTRON, Wirecard im Fokus

BASF mit Gewinnsprung. Bayer hebt Prognose an. Deutsche Bank verdient mehr. Renault verkauft deutlich mehr Autos im ersten Quartal. EZB bleibt in Deckung. Samsung holt sich Spitzenplatz bei Smartphones von Apple zurück. Tesla-Aktie mit Gegenwind: Analyst erwartet Kurshalbierung.


KW 16: Analysten-Flops der Woche
Diese Aktien stehen auf den Verkauflisten der Experten
EU-Vergleich der Arbeitskosten 2016
So viel kostet eine Stunde Arbeit in Europa
KW 16: Analysten-Tops der Woche
Diese Aktien stehen auf den Kauflisten der Experten

Die 5 beliebtesten Top-Rankings

Metropolen der Superreichen
In diesen Städten leben die meisten Milliardäre
Utopische Summen
Die teuersten Fußballtransfers der Saison 2016/17
Verdienst der DAX-Chefs
Das verdienten die DAX-Bosse 2016
Das Vermögen dieser Milliardäre ist seit der Trump-Wahl am stärksten gewachsen
Wer profitierte am stärksten?
Das sind die exotischsten Börsenplätze der Welt
Klein aber oho?
mehr Top Rankings


Nach hundert Tagen im Amt istTrump der unbeliebteste US-Präsident der modernen Geschichte. Sind Sie mit Donald Trump zufrieden?

Online Brokerage über finanzen.net

Das Beste aus zwei Welten: Handeln Sie für nur 5 Euro Orderprovision* pro Trade unmittelbar aus der Informationswelt von finanzen.net!
Zur klassischen Ansicht wechseln
Beliebte Suchen
DAX 30
Euro US-Dollar
Deutsche Bank AG514000
Daimler AG710000
Munich Re SE (ex Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG)843002
Volkswagen (VW) AG Vz.766403
Lufthansa AG823212
Apple Inc.865985
BMW AG519000
Deutsche Telekom AG555750
Nordex AGA0D655