Moscow. January 22. Sales of the British car manufacturer of premium class Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has grown in 2015 by 5% to 487,065 thousand vehicles, the corresponding result for JLR record, the company said.
“This was an important year for Jaguar Land Rover: we have updated many models, and expanded product portfolio at the expense of the brand new Jaguar XE and Land Rover Discovery Sport”, – said sales Director of JLR’s Andy Goss.
Record sales were reported last year in the UK, North America and Europe, the report States. Europe had the largest number of cars sold – 110,298 thousand, which is 28% more than in 2014
North American sales were higher than in 2014 by 25% and reached $ 94,066 sold cars.
“Data from these markets will offset the results from China and other countries in the region Overseas, including Russia, – 92,474 89,592 thousand and thousand cars, which is 24% and 7% less than a year ago,” – said in a press release. The decline in sales of the company associates with the economic situation in these regions, the change of the model line, as well as man-made disaster in the Chinese port city of Tianjin in August of last year.