Volkswagen Business Autos (VWCV), a part of the Volkswagen Group, reviews 101,500 world automobile gross sales throughout the second quarter of 2023, which is 41 % greater than a yr in the past. In the course of the first half of the yr, the full quantity amounted to 198,700 (up 29 % year-over-year).
An important factor for us is that all-electric automobile gross sales are enhancing even faster for the reason that firm launched the MEB-based Volkswagen ID. Buzz mannequin in Europe final yr.
In Q2, VWCV all-electric automobile gross sales amounted to roughly 6,900 items, which is about 1,680 % greater than a yr in the past, when the corporate supplied just a few electrical vans on a small scale. That is a document quarterly end result each when it comes to quantity and BEV share out of the full quantity (6.8 % in comparison with 0.6 % a yr in the past).
Let’s recall that the Volkswagen ID. Buzz is obtainable in two major variations in Europe: the ID. Buzz Professional (passenger model) and the ID. Buzz Cargo (the cargo van model), each outfitted with an 82-kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery. Within the close to future, there may even be a protracted wheelbase model (out there in North America in Q3 2024) with a bigger, 91-kWh battery pack.
Volkswagen Business Autos BEV gross sales in Q2 2023:
- Whole: 6,900 (up 1,680% year-over-year) and 6.8% share
In the course of the first half of the yr, VWCV offered over 12,000 all-electric automobiles, which is an order of magnitude improve year-over-year and greater than six % of the full quantity.
Volkswagen Business Autos BEV gross sales in Q1-Q2 2023:
- Whole: 12,300 (up 1,100% year-over-year) and 6.2% share
For reference, in 2022, the full BEV gross sales amounted to 7,500 (up 110 % year-over-year), which was 2.3 % of the full quantity.
It is anticipated that in 2023, the corporate will promote greater than 25,000 all-electric automobiles, whereas Volkswagen ID. Buzz gross sales would possibly improve to 10,000+ items per quarter.
As we beforehand reported, VWCV set a goal to extend its BEV share out of the full gross sales to 55 % by 2030.