Tuesday, June 03, 2008

UP: Volkswagen posts May sales results

HERNDON, Va.— Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced May 2008 sales of 22,346 units, a 0.1 percent increase over the May 2007 sales of 22, 325 vehicles. On a year-to-date basis, 2008 Volkswagen sales are 0.6 percent ahead of 2007 sales through May.

A sign that people are ready for top down summer driving is that both the New Beetle convertible and Eos posted strong May sales results. Volkswagen’s innovative coupe-convertible-sunroof Eos posted its best sales month ever with sales of 1,807 units, up 21.2 percent over last May. New Beetle convertible posted sales of 1,809 units, up 20.6 percent compared to May 2007.

The Passat sedan and wagon also posted strong May sales numbers with sales of 3,694 units, up 18.5 percent compared to May 2007.

Detailed numbers after the jump.

Source: Volkswagen

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