Volkswagen Commercials see positive start to New Year
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced a strong start to the year by announcing a strong growth in deliveries in its core European markets. In the whole of Europe, the brand delivered 21,600 light-weight commercial vehicles to customers.
“Our strong products had a great start in the European volume markets and in particular in our pivotal home market,” said Bram Schot, Member of the Board of Management Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles for Sales and Marketing.
Also increasing was Volkswagen Bank which increased its lending in Ireland in January 2014. Compared to January of last year it rose by a substantial 118% up to €1.8m. Alan Bateson, Brand Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles said, “Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is encouraged by the strong increase in sales year to date and in the increase in funds loaned to Irish businesses we believe we are seeing signs of the first green shoots from the Irish economy and we are delighted that we are the Number 1 choice for businesses in Ireland.”