Porsche makes 1,45,860 deliveries in the first half
Despite 1,45,860 deliveries by Porsche, the brand suffered a decline of 5% compared to the previous year.
Porsche announced that despite multiple challenges, it maintained strong delivery figures in the first half of the current year. Porsche delivered around 1,45,860 vehicles to customers around the world between January and June. The sports car manufacturer, however, suffered a decline of 5% compared to the previous year.
Porsche informed that the global market situations of the first half of the year were different and therefore the delivery figures for different regions and markets varied. In Europe, the premium automaker delivered 43,087 units, a 7% year-on-year increase. In Germany, Porsche made 13,785 deliveries in the first six months of 2022, a 5% year-on-year increase.
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In China, despite lengthy lockdowns imposed due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in recent months, Porsche successfully delivered 40,681 vehicles. The drop in deliveries during the first half represents a drop of 16% compared to the previous year, the sports car manufacturer informed. The premium car brand delivered 62,245 vehicles in Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, while in the United States it delivered 32,529 vehicles to customers despite delivery and transit.
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The top-selling model in the first half was the Porsche Cayenne followed by the Porsche Macan. The former recorded the delivery of 41,947 units while the latter recorded sales of 41,947. Around 21,616 units of Porsche 911 were delivered worldwide. Detlev von Platen, Member of the Board of Directors for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG, said: “In addition to the difficulties posed by the resurgence of the COVID pandemic in China and other markets, ongoing challenges related to supply chain and logistics have been with us. At the same time, the desirability of our brand and the popularity of our products remain strong. We expect the second half to be dynamic. As in previous years, we are optimistic about the future and determined to go full steam ahead for the remaining months of the year.”
Date of first publication: Jul 16, 2022, 1:57 PM IST