Volkswagen ahead of its own development plan, reaching sales of over 10 million car for 4 years earlier than planned. In addition to increasing sales, the German company is also focused on increasing profits, because until 2019 he intends to annually invest 17 billion euros in the development of new vehicles, plant construction and development of new technologies. Volkswagen, like many other automakers are actively developing technologies to facilitate the prevention of accidents and ease of parking. However, parking sensors can now buy any motorist, and installation of parking sensors for cars can be done both individually and in SRT.
For 2014 sales of Volkswagen worldwide, including all of its subordinate brands totaled 10.14 million vehicles, up 4% compared to last year. The main driver of sales was a big demand for cars in China. This is what has become the largest market for Volkswagen – there were sold 3.67 million cars. Grown and individual brands. In particular, Audi increased sales by 11% in the pursuit of BMW, and Porsche – by 17% thanks to the new Macan. The new president of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn said that this good progress, as in parallel with sales growing and satisfaction of customers and the company’s profitability.
Over the past year as a whole Volkswagen recalled 1 million vehicles in the US and China due to possible problems with the suspension. This is the price paid for globalization – bright trend of modern automotive industry, where millions of cars built on the same platform and is divided among other features. At Volkswagen, for example, a lot of different brands of off-road vehicles are built at the same factory. Yet reviews of the German company to any comparison does not go with reviews about the faulty airbags Takata, when 10 automakers in general were forced to recall 7.8 million vehicles in the United States.