Volkswagen Group vehicle deliveries in January down 5.2 pct worldwide
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<p><img src="https://imedia-peoplesdaily.pdnews.cn/20200214/5dbe5cb898cc492aad750349b17167a2.jpg" title="" alt="VW.jpg"/></p><p><span style="color: rgb(127, 127, 127);">File photo: AFP</span></p><p>BERLIN, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Worldwide deliveries to customers of the Volkswagen Group in January fell by 5.2 percent year-on-year to 836,800 vehicles, the German carmaker announced on Friday.</p><p>In China, the Volkswagen Group's largest market, deliveries in January decreased by 11.3 percent to 343,400 vehicles.</p><p>But a Volkswagen spokesperson told Xinhua on Friday that "Volkswagen even managed to gain market share", as China's auto sales dropped 18 percent year on year in January.</p><p>Volkswagen's unit deliveries in Western Europe also stagnated and decreased by 0.2 percent to 277,700 vehicles in January.</p><p>In North America, on the other hand, Volkswagen Group recorded growth of 4.7 percent in January. In South America, sales were also up by 1.6 percent on the previous year.</p><p>Volkswagen Group's most important brand VW recorded a significant decline of 5.8 percent to 485,500 cars worldwide.</p><p>The decline was even greater at Skoda which only delivered 87,200 vehicles to customers worldwide, a decline of 15 percent compared with the previous year.</p><p>Volkswagen's sports car manufacturer Porsche and luxury carmaker Audi, on the other hand, performed well in January and increased deliveries by 5.8 percent and 1.8 percent, respectively.</p>