Profits Down at VW’s Truck Companies

Georg Pachta-Reyhofen MAN CEO

Third quarter profits at MAN trucks division were down significantly when compared to 2011 levels. Blaming the drop on the economic environment arising from the sovereign debt crisis, Georg Pachta-Reyhofen, MAN’s Chief Executive Officer outlined the eight percent fall in revenue, but a larger drop in the third quarter operating profit from EU219m last year […]

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Mark Hopkins

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed a new London communications agency, adam&eveDDB, to develop its UK national and digital advertising campaigns. Mark Hopkins, Head of Marketing, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles said: ‘As you would expect, we regularly review our communications strategy and the agencies that support us, to ensure the brand’s strengths of efficiency, durability and desirability […]

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VW Vans’ First Quarter Growth

VW Vans on Fire

In the first four months of the year VW commercial vehicles delivered 174,200 vans worldwide. This represents a year-on-year growth of 6.1 per cent compared to the same period last year. Amarok deliveries worldwide rose by 36.2 per cent to 24,500 vehicles, whilst deliveries of the Crafter went up by 35.2 per cent to 15,600 […]

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Volkswagen Vans Break Record Sales in 2011

Harald Schomburg VW Commercial Vehicles

Harald Schomburg VW Commercial Vehicles Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has achieved the best sales results so far in its history in 2011. Worldwide, the brand delivered 528,000 lightweight commercial vehicles – an increase of 21.4% compared to the same period last year (2010: 435,700). “For the first time ever, we’ve sold significantly more than half a […]

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VW Vans Get into Gear in 2011

Harald Schomburg VW Commercial Vehicles

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has seen sales figures shoot up between January and September 2011. The European market leader delivered 390,000 light commercial vehicles worldwide in the first nine months of 2011 – 25.5 percent up on the previous year (310,700). “Our brand has never before sold so many vehicles   in nine months“, says Harald […]

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