Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Volkswagen reports July sales results

Entry level Rabbit posts continued growth

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. —Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced July 2007 sales of 19,653 vehicles, representing a decrease of 13.1 percent over July 2006 unit sales of 22,627. On a year-to-date basis, Volkswagen brand vehicle sales are down three percent through July.

The revival of the entry level Rabbit hatchback model continues to build momentum in the United States, posting a 19.5 percent gain over July 2006 sales. July 2007 also marked the return of the sporty R32, last sold in the 2004 model year.

Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest producers of passenger cars and Europe’s largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the Rabbit, New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, GTI, Jetta, GLI, Passat, Passat wagon, Eos, and Touareg through approximately 600 independent U.S. dealers. Visit Volkswagen of America online at

Detailed numbers after the jump.

Source: Volkswagen of America


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