We've been watching sales figures for the domestic automakers tank this morning, but it's good to see that Volkswagen is staying relatively flat despite double-digit decreases from the Big Three. Even subtracting the new sales that came from Tiguan, VW managed to outpace its sales year-to-date from 2007, if even by a few hundred units. - Wes
HERNDON, Va.— Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced June 2008 sales of 23,208 units, a 0.3 percent increase over the June 2007 sales of 23,137 vehicles. On a year-to-date basis, 2008 Volkswagen sales remain 0.6 percent ahead of 2007 sales through June.
June reflects Volkswagen’s best sales month since August 2006. The Passat wagon had its best sales month since January 2007 with sales up 25.9 percent over June 2007. Volkswagen’s innovative coupe-convertible-sunroof Eos continues to be a summertime top-seller with sales of 1,632 unites, up 14 percent over last June.