BERLIN, July 12 (Xinhua) — The two-digit growth in the Chinese market helps German sports car manufacturer Porsche to achieve its most successful first half year in the company’s history, Porsche reported on Tuesday in a statement.
According to the statement, China has established itself as the largest single market, with a significant increase of 18 percent to 35,864 vehicles in the first six months.
The U.S. market ranked behind the Chinese market, delivering 27,568 units, up by 3 percent year on year. In Germany, Porsche sold 15,474 cars in the first half year, increasing by 1 percent.
A total of 126,497 vehicles have been delivered to customers worldwide in the first six months of this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 7 percent.
“The enthusiastic response from customers has been overwhelming,” said Detlev von Platen, member of the executive board responsible for sales and marketing.
“The highly attractive products and unique brand experience that Porsche offers are the foundation of our success,” he added.
Published at Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:48:45 +0000