Volkswagen Reports Drop in Sales for June

By Karin Sun on 1 July 2014
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Screen Shot 2014-07-01 at 13.51.15Volkswagen announced financial results for June 2014. The company’s total sales for June dropped by 22% year-over-year, to 28,827 units sold from 36,957 units sold in June 2013.

Sales for each of the company’s brands also declined year-over-year. Beetle and Passat sales experienced significant declines, with total Beetle sales for June dropping 31.6% to 2,585 units sold, and Passat sales dropping 33.6% to 7,222 units sold, with the Passat TDI Clean Diesel making up 32.1% of total Passat sales.

Jetta also saw a decline, with 12,090 vehicles sold in June, a year-over-year decrease of 18.4%, although sales of Jetta SportWagen models in particular increased by 7.3%, to 1,988 units sold.

Tiguan sales saw a smaller year-over-year drop of 1.5%, to 2,416 units sold. Total sales of the company’s Golf brand also experienced a small decline of 2.8%, down to 2,528 units sold.  However, sales of the Golf GTI brand in particular increased 64.8% to 1,927 units sold in June, the brand’s best monthly sales since March 2006.

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