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Porsche Reports Increase in August Sales

Porsche Reports Increase in August Sales

Porsche Cars North America announced financial results for August 2014.  The company sold a total of 4,540 vehicles last month, a significant year-over-year increase of 36.5% from 3,327 vehicles sold in August 2013.
Sales of the company’s 911 and 918 models for the month of August totaled 1,030 units sold, up …

Volkswagen Reports Decrease in August Sales

Volkswagen Reports Decrease in August Sales

Volkswagen announced financial results for August 2014.  The company’s total sales in August dropped 12.8% year-over-year to 35,181 vehicles sold from 40,342 vehicles sold in August 2013.
Sales for most of the company’s major models also decreased year-over-year.  The Beetle saw the largest decline, with total Beetle sales dropping 41% to …

Chrysler Reports Best August Sales Since 2002

Chrysler Reports Best August Sales Since 2002

The Chrysler Group announced financial results for August 2014.  The company’s total U.S. sales for the month increased 20% year-over-year to 198,379 units sold, up from 165,552 units sold in August 2013.  Last month marked the company’s 53rd consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains, and its best August sales since …

BMW Reports Sales Up in August

BMW Reports Sales Up in August

BMW Group announced financial results for August 2014.  The company’s total U.S. sales in August increased 5.5% to 32,220 vehicles sold from 30,546 vehicles sold in the same month last year.
BMW brand sales for the month increased 11% to a total of 27,214 units sold compared to 24,523 units in …

BMW Reports Record Worldwide Sales in July

BMW Reports Record Worldwide Sales in July

BMW Group announced global financial results for July 2014.  The company’s total worldwide sales increased by 7.6% year-over-year to 163,959 vehicles from 152,351 vehicles in July 2013, marking the company’s highest ever sales for the month of July.
Worldwide sales of BMW brand vehicles rose 8.4% to 139,399 units from 128,596 …

BMW Reports Rise in Q2 Revenue

BMW Reports Rise in Q2 Revenue

The BMW Group announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014.
The company’s total sales revenue was €19.905 billion ($26.624 billion), a small year-over-year increase of 1.8% from €19.552 billion in the second quarter of 2013.  Operating profit for the company was €1.771 billion, an increase of 27.2% from €1.392 …

Chrysler Sees 20% Increase in July Sales

Chrysler Sees 20% Increase in July Sales

The Chrysler Group announced financial results for July 2014.  The company’s total U.S. sales for the month increased 20% year-over-year to 167,667 units sold, compared with 140,102 units in July 2013.  Last month marked the company’s 52nd consecutive month of record sales gains, and its best July sales month since …

Volkswagen Sees Drop in Sales for July

Volkswagen Sees Drop in Sales for July

Volkswagen announced financial results for July 2014.  The company’s total sales in July dropped 14.6% year-over-year, down to 30,553 units sold from 35,779 sold in July 2013.
Sales for each of the company’s major brands also declined year-over-year.   The Beetle brand saw the largest year-over-year decrease in sales, with total Beetle …

Mercedes-Benz Reports 15% Increase in July Sales

Mercedes-Benz Reports 15% Increase in July Sales

Mercedes-Benz announced financial results for July 2014.  The company’s total sales for the month increased by 15% year-over-year, up to 27,192 vehicles sold from 26,423 units last July.   The sales set a new record for the best July sales volume in the company’s history.
The increase in July sales was led …

BMW Reports Record Sales for Month of July

BMW Reports Record Sales for Month of July

BMW Group announced financial results for July 2013.  The company’s total U.S. sales in July increased 7.4% to 32,220 vehicles sold from 29,993 vehicles sold in July 2013, marking the best July sales in the company’s history.
BMW brand sales for the month rose 9.8% year-over-year to 26,409 vehicles, compared to …

Audi Reports Sales Up in July

Audi Reports Sales Up in July

Audi announced financial results for July 2014. The German-based company reported total U.S. sales of 14,616 vehicles sold for July, a year-over-year increase of 11.9%. The July deliveries marked the 43nd consecutive record month of sales for Audi.  To date, 2014 has produced four of the six best U.S. sales …

Volkswagen Reports 7% Increase in Profit for First Half of the Year

Volkswagen Reports 7% Increase in Profit for First Half of the Year

The Volkswagen Group announced financial results for the first six months of 2014.  The company’s total operating profit for the first half of the year was €6.2 billion ($8.3 billion), a year-over-year increase of 7% from €5.8 billion in the first half of 2013.
Meanwhile, total revenue for the first half …