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More good news...obviously a healthy VW Division means good things for Volk
swagen of America as a whole.
Eric Carlson, VW A-P Hong Kong
The following press release was sent via P.R. Newswire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 5, 1995
CONTACT: Tony Fouladpour
VOLKSWAGEN POSTS BEST U.S. SALES MONTH IN FIVE YEARS;
HALF-YEAR TOTAL UP 18 PERCENT
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Volkswagen of America, Inc.
reported U.S. sales of 13,916 for the month of June,
representing a 37 percent increase over last year?s June
figure of 10,177. The 1995 mark was Volkswagen?s highest
monthly sales total in half a decade.
In the first six months of 1995, Volkswagen?s sales
rose by 18 percent to 59,227, as compared to 1994?s
half-year mark of 50,083.
Volkswagen?s June 1995 figure was the best monthly
sales figure it has posted in the U.S. since June 1990.
The automaker?s sales surge in June was led by its
popular Jetta model, which recorded sales of 8,968 for the
month, an increase of 32 percent over the same period last
year. The Jetta is the best-selling European nameplate
sold in the U.S.
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