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Audi does record deliveries and registers strong profits in the first half of 2021. From January to June, the company has delivered 981,681 automobiles to customers worldwide. With this, they saw a rise of 38.8 percent compared to the previous year (2020: 707,225). A total of 518,853 deliveries (2020: 354,232) also made the period from April to June the strongest quarter for sales in the company history.

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“The positive trend at the start of the year continued in the months to June: we have brought the first half-year to a successful conclusion. Our financial performance shows that we have handled the challenges of the global shortage of semiconductors well, thanks to comprehensive counter-measures, and have been able to take advantage of the opportunities of the positive market development,” says Jürgen Rittersberger, Board Member for Finance and Legal Affairs at AUDI AG. “The high numbers of vehicles delivered, even exceeding levels before the crisis, and good profitability are a clear confirmation of the capabilities of our company and the attractiveness of our product portfolio.”

Audi does record deliveries

In the Chinese market, Audi reached its best-ever result in the first half with 418,749 deliveries (+38.4 percent). In the USA too, the brand has achieved its best half-year, with 121,835 vehicles delivered (+59.9 percent). Momentum was also strong in Europe, with an increase of 32.7 percent (351,588 vehicles). Especially with all-electric and plug-in hybrid automobiles, the premium manufacturer recorded a significant increase, with some 80,000 deliveries, more than twice as many as in the same period of the previous year (2020: approx. 36,000). Furthermore, SUV models and the top-range vehicles experienced high growth rates.

We have also attached a table, that would help readers have a better overview-

1st Half 2021

1st Half 2020

Deliveries, Audi brand

981,681

707,225

Revenue, Audi Group in million EUR

29,212

20,476

Operating profit, Audi Group in million EUR

3,113

-750

Operating return on sales, Audi Group in percent

10.7

-3.7

Net cash flow, Audi Group in million EUR

5,512

1,953

Deliveries to customers, Audi brand

 

1st Half 2021

1st Half 2020

Change vs. 2020

World

981,681

707,225

+38.8%

Europe

351,588

265,020

+32.7%

– Germany

104,031

98,381

+5.7%

– United Kingdom

67,866

40,399

+68.0%

– France

27,961

18,539

+50.8%

– Italy

35,279

21,541

+63.8%

– Spain

20,285

16,726

+21.3%

USA

121,835

76,210

+59.9%

Mexico

5,699

3,703

+53.9%

Brazil

2,961

2,585

+14.5%

China incl. Hong Kong

418,749

302,512

+38.4%

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By Madhav Banka

Madhav is a Tech Enthusiast and a Gamer. He also writes for The Unbiased Blog, where he covers Tech related news and more.

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