Skoda Auto Sets its New Sales Record in November
Skoda Kodiaq. (Image: Skoda)
Skoda Auto posted double-digit growth rates in Europe, India and its largest sales market China. Delivering 37,000 vehicles in November, the brand set a new record in China.
In November, the Czech car manufacturer, Skoda Auto delivered 114,600 vehicles – more than ever before in a single month. Skoda surpassed last November’s result by 17.5%. Skoda Auto posted double-digit growth rates in Europe (+12.2%), India (+43.0%) and its largest sales market China (+23.4%). Delivering 37,000 vehicles in November, the brand set a new record in China.
“Delivering 114,600 vehicles, we have achieved the strongest sales month in the history of Skoda,” says Alain Favey, Skoda Auto Board Member for Sales and Marketing. “The Skoda Kodiaq has become an established name in our statistics. We are also delighted with the successful launch of the Skoda Karoq. Both models are an integral part of our global SUV campaign. Between January and November 2017, we delivered around 50% more SUVs than in the same period last year.”
In Western Europe, Skoda achieved a year-on-year increase of 7.9% in November with 40,100 deliveries. With 16,100 vehicles sold, Germany continues to be the strongest single European market. Skoda recorded double-digit growth in Austria, Italy, Sweden, Finland and Greece.
In Central Europe, deliveries increased by 18.6% to 19,100 vehicles. Deliveries on the domestic market of the Czech Republic increased by 3.9% to 8,300 vehicles. Skoda Auto achieved double-digit growth rates in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Croatia.
In Eastern Europe excluding Russia, Skoda Auto achieved an increase of 18.9% in November compared to the same period last year, delivering 3,800 vehicles. The carmaker recorded significant growth rates in Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine.
In Russia, deliveries increased by 19.4% to 5,700 vehicles.
In Turkey, Skoda Auto recorded strong growth – up 49.4% year-on-year to 3,300 vehicles.
In Israel, deliveries increased by 47.8% to 1,700 vehicles.
In November, the manufacturer achieved 37,000 deliveries in its largest single market – China – with an increase of 23.4%. Never before in the company’s history has Skoda Auto delivered more cars in China in one month as last month.
Deliveries in India increased by 43.0% to 1,400 vehicles. With the introduction of the Skoda Kodiaq in October this year, the SUV campaign is also showing its effect here.