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Volkswagen of America Increases November Sales 24.2% Over Prior Year's 20,189 Total Volkswagen Vehicles Sold; the All-New Jetta Continues to take the Lead with a 40.2% increase in sales and Touareg has best month since 2007

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported that November 2010 marked a 24.2 percent increase over prior year sales for their entire line of vehicles. The Volkswagen Jetta continues to lead in popularity selling 11,153 Sedan and SportWagen models, a 40.2% increase over last year. With its best month since December 2007, Volkswagen's all-new Touareg is off to a great start, selling more than double the model line sales from last November.

Volkswagen's Routan achieved a 98.5% increase and Golf and Tiguan also experienced strong increases in sales compared to November 2009.

Volkswagen's TDI clean diesel models had another strong month with 4,304 total sales.

"It's no surprise the all-new Jetta and Touareg models did well for November but it's also good to see increases from models such as the Routan, Tiguan and Golf," said Mark Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc. "Our TDI clean diesel products continue to gain popularity as customers realize the benefit of this product."  

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.  It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.  Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker.  Volkswagen sells the Eos, Golf, New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, GTI, Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, Passat, Passat Wagon, CC, Tiguan, Touareg and Routan through approximately 600 independent U.S. dealers.  All 2010 Volkswagens come standard-equipped with Electronic Stabilization Program.  This is important because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has called ESC the most effective new vehicle safety technology since the safety belt. Visit Volkswagen of America online at www.vw.com or www.media.vw.com to learn more.

VW-U.S. Snapshot







---------- YEAR-TO-DATE ----------


November-10 Actual

November -09 Actual

Yr/Yr % change


November-10  YTD Actual

November-09 YTD Actual

Yr/Yr % change

Rabbit/Golf

904

630

43.5%


13,198

6,906

91.9%

GTI A5/A6

850

739

15.0%


12,686

6,734

88.4%

R32

-

-

N/A


-

139

-100.0%

Total Rabbit/Golf/GTI/R32

1,754

1,369

28.1%


25,884

13,779

87.9%

Jetta Sdn

8,955

6,012

49.0%


86,925

82,345

5.6%

SportWagen A5/A6

2,198

1,945

13.0%


23,293

15,849

47.0%

Total Jetta

11,153

7,957

40.2%


110,218

98,194

12.2%

New Beetle - Coupe

297

346

-14.2%


11,621

9,196

26.4%

            - Convertible

190

248

-23.4%


4,343

4,212

3.1%

Total New Beetle

487

594

-18.0%


15,964

13,408

19.1%

Eos

251

366

-31.4%


6,331

6,754

-6.3%



Passat Sdn

313

377

-17.0%


9,989

8,232

21.3%


Wgn

61

159

-61.6%


2,286

2,106

8.5%

Total Passat

374

536

-30.2%


12,275

10,338

18.7%

CC

2,601

3,187

-18.4%


25,275

20,723

22.0%

Tiguan

1,660

1,301

27.6%


18,395

12,110

51.9%

Touareg

837

400

109.3%


3,907

3,913

-0.2%

Routan

1,072

540

98.5%


14,714

13,848

6.3%









TOTAL

20,189

16,250

24.2%


232,963

193,067

20.7%



SOURCE Volkswagen of America, Inc.



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