Volkswagen Passenger Automobiles report that its world automotive gross sales in the course of the second quarter of 2023 amounted to 1,203,200, which is 13 % greater than a yr in the past. The whole quantity within the first half of the yr was 2,224,700 (up 7.2 % year-over-year).
Volkswagen’s all-electric automotive gross sales elevated even quicker, reaching roughly 94,800 items in Q2 – practically 52 % greater than a yr in the past. That is not a file, however it’s the third-best quarterly consequence thus far (behind 95,300 in This autumn 2021 and 118,000 in This autumn 2022). The BEV share out of the overall gross sales amounted to 7.9 % (in comparison with 5.9 % in Q2 2022).
In a separate report, we are going to quickly have a look additionally on the broader Volkswagen Group BEV gross sales and among the different manufacturers throughout the group.
Regardless of a wholesome progress fee, Volkswagen BEV gross sales don’t seem to be the place they had been initially anticipated to be. Nevertheless, there’s a huge likelihood that the expansion will proceed, doubtlessly even speed up, and we are going to see some new quarterly information later this yr.
When it comes to fashions, the ID.4/ID.5 duo continued to be the most well-liked one (59,300 items final quarter), adopted by the Volkswagen ID.3 (26,200). Different Volkswagen fashions signify solely a small fraction (lower than 10 %).
Volkswagen Passenger Automobiles BEV gross sales in Q2 2023:
In the course of the first half of the yr, Volkswagen model offered nearly 165,000 all-electric automobiles globally. That is 42 % greater than a yr in the past and seven.4 % of the overall quantity.
Volkswagen Passenger Automobiles BEV gross sales in Q1-Q2 2023:
- Volkswagen ID.4/ID.5: 101,200
- Volkswagen ID.3: 49,800
- different fashions: 13,800
- Whole: 164,800 (up 42% year-over-year) and seven.4% share
For reference, in 2022, 325,100 Volkswagen BEVs had been offered globally (up 23.5 % year-over-year), which was 7.1 % of the overall quantity.
Volkswagen’s electrification depends on the ID.4, an MEB-based crossover/SUV and its coupe-styled model (ID.5). The ID.4 is produced at 5 websites on three continents: in Germany (Zwicaku and Emden), in China (FAW-Volkswagen in Foshan, and SAIC Volkswagen in Anting), and in america (Chattanooga, Tennessee).
Within the close to future, the BEV lineup will likely be strengthened by new all-electric fashions, just like the Volkswagen ID.7, though the ID.4 is predicted to stay the primary high-volume BEV for the model.