Volkswagen reported delivering 141,000 battery electrical autos by the tip of Q1 2023, a rise of 42% year-over-year.
Final yr, VW offered 99,200 battery electrical autos (BEVs) within the first quarter. BEVs accounted for six.9% of the German automaker’s whole gross sales in Q1 2023, in comparison with 5.2% within the first quarter of final yr.
“We began the yr on a sound footing for all-electric autos with a 68 % improve in Europe and double the variety of autos delivered within the USA. On the Shanghai Auto Present this week, we demonstrated how we’re responding to the challenges we face on this phase in China, and in March we already noticed gross sales there improve year-on-year,” stated Hildegard Wortmann, a member of VW’s Prolonged Govt Committee for Gross sales.
Volkswagen said that gross sales from Europe drove BEV gross sales development. VW reported that the BEV gross sales in Europe elevated by 68%, accounting for 98,300 models. The German automaker has a BEV order backlog in Western Europe of over 260,000 models.
China was Volkswagen’s second-largest BEV market after Europe, with 21,500 models delivered within the area. In the meantime, in the USA, VW delivered roughly 15,700 BEVs, practically double its deliveries the earlier yr.
Volkswagen offered its high 5 most profitable BEV fashions within the first quarter. The ID.Household lineup led the cost taking first and second place.
Within the first quarter, VW offered 41,900 ID.4/ID.5 autos and 23,600 ID.3 models. The Audi This autumn e-tron (incl. Sportback) additionally topped the record in third place with 21,300 models offered. Rounding out the highest 5 have been the SKODA Enyaq iV (incl. Coupe) with 12,400 models delivered and the Audi e-tron/Q8 e-tron (incl. Sportback) with 9,700 autos delivered.