2020 Europe: Volkswagen Group Misses EU CO2 Emissions Target

The Volkswagen Group is facing a €100 million fine for missing the EU fleet CO2 emissions target despite a 20% drop in pollution in 2020. The Volkswagen Group announced that it has missed its European Union CO2 emissions target for 2020 by around 0.5 g/km. As a result, the group is facing an EU fine … Read more

2020 Europe: Volkswagen Brand Met EU CO2 Emissions Target

In 2020, Volkswagen brand met the European Union’s CO2 emission target for the brand with average EU fleet emissions of 92 g/km for VW cars. Volkswagen Passenger Cars claims to have exceeded the ambitious European CO2 fleet targets for 2020 and produced around six million grams fewer CO2 than required by EU law. The VW brand passenger … Read more

2020 (Full Year) International: Worldwide Car Sales

In 2020, car sales worldwide contracted by 15%. China and Russia performed the best. Car sales in Japan, the USA, and India were down by double-digit percentages while the European and Brazilian new car markets contracted by a quarter. In full-year 2020, global car sales were weaker in all major regions of the world. China … Read more

2020 (Full Year) Europe : Best-Selling Car Manufacturers and Brands

In 2020, the Volkswagen Group was the largest car manufacturer in Europe followed by PSA. VW and Renault remained the best-selling new car brands in Europe. In full calendar year 2020, the Volkswagen Group remained the best-selling carmaker in Europe and increased market share to above a quarter. The PSA Group was the second largest … Read more

2020 (Full Year) Europe: Car Sales per EU, UK, and EFTA Country

In 2020, new passenger vehicle registrations in the European Union, UK, and EFTA were down 25% with car sales weak in all countries. Germany and France were the largest single country markets in Europe. In full calendar year 2020, new passenger vehicle registrations in the European Union, UK, and EFTA countries contracted by 24.3% — … Read more

2020 Global: German Luxury Car Sales Worldwide, USA and China

In 2020, German luxury car brands Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Porsche, and VW had weaker sales worldwide but gained market share especially in China. In full-year 2020, German luxury carmakers and premium brands had weaker sales but mostly gained market share in major markets worldwide. Although global sales were lower, German car brands mostly increased sales … Read more

2020 (Full Year) Global: Volkswagen Group Worldwide Sales by Brand and Market

In 2020, global sales by the Volkswagen Group were down 15% to 9,305,400 vehicles worldwide. VW, Audi, and Skoda were the top-selling brands. China and Western Europe were the most important markets for the Volkswagen Group. In full-year 2020, the Volkswagen Group handed over 9,305,400 vehicles to customers worldwide, a decrease of 15.2 percent year-on-year … Read more

2020 (Full Year) Global: Audi Sales Worldwide

In 2020, global Audi sales were 8% lower at 1,692,773 cars worldwide. Sales in China increased. Audi forecasts sales growth in 2021. In full-year 2020, global Audi sales were down 8.3% to 1,692,773 cars delivered worldwide. Despite weaker sales, Audi gained market share in most major markets. In China, by far the most important single-country … Read more

2020 (Full Year) Global: Skoda Sales Worldwide

In 2020, global Skoda sales worldwide were down 19% to just over a million cars. The Octavia was the top-selling Skoda model. In full-year 2020, Skoda delivered 1,004,800 cars (-19.1%) worldwide for the seventh consecutive year of over a million cars. Skoda increased its market share in Europe to 5.4% but sales in China, its … Read more