Audi on a Ride to Beat BMW in Sales This Year.
The world market is conquered by the three German giants, Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes- Benz – and to the surprise of many, the competition has turned so rigorous that Audi outsold their cars than BMW. While BMW sold 1 21, 476 cars, Reuters reports that the Volkswagen luxury brand sold 125,200 vehicles in April. It was the first time Audi outsold BMW since January 2011. The report also says, BMW still holds the year-to-date lead with 478,030 units sold, compared to 471,300 for April’s champ. BMW sales are up 10.1 percent for the year, while Audi’s have risen by 11.7 percent.
But Automotive News says, Mercedes-Benz sits over 50,000 units behind at 418,246. Sales of Mercedes vehicles are up 9.7 percent this year. AN traces that Audi’s sales has grown up to China where the sale raised to 44 percent last month. While the U.S. sales raised by 15 percent, Europe had only 4.9 percent growth.