KALUGA, January 14. /Corr. Alevtina Zubrilina/. Sales of cars of German concern Volkswagen in Russia in 2015 decreased by nearly 37%, according to the company.
“If for the period January-December of 2014 in Russia has sold 275 thousand 800 cars in 2015, already 174 of 300 thousand cars. The decline in sales was 36.8%”, – stated in the message.
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Only in 2015 Volkswagen has transferred to the customers around the world 9.93 million cars.
“Sales of almost 10 million cars – this is an outstanding result, above all, on the background of continuing difficult market conditions in some regions, – said the Chairman of the management Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft Matthias Mueller. – While the market situation in Brazil and Russia reflected in the sales performance of our brands, we were able to increase deliveries to Europe, North America, overall, and in the U.S. we have also demonstrated growth.”
In Russia, the carmaker presents a production platform on the GAZ auto plant in Nizhny Novgorod and Kaluga. In Nizhny Novgorod organized the full cycle production of Skoda Yeti, Volkswagen Jetta and Skoda Octavia.
The plant in Kaluga Volkswagen produces the Volkswagen Polo Sedan, Volkswagen Tiguan and Skoda Rapid.