Porsche Increases Sales in July
Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG increased its sales by 16 per cent in July 2012 compared to same month of the previous year: the sports car manufacturer delivered 12,391 new cars to customers worldwide. Porsche has sold a total of 81,562 vehicles (+14 %) in the first seven months of 2012.
"Porsche continued on its successful sales course in July with a strong gain in deliveries. We are confident that we will attain solid global growth figures over the rest of this year as well, despite economic uncertainty in Europe," says Bernhard Maier, Member of the Executive Board Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG.
In July 2012, Porsche recorded gains in all sales regions compared to the same month last year. In Europe, the sports car manufacturer attained 25 per cent growth compared to July 2011, selling 4,594 vehicles. Worldwide sales of the Boxster were especially successful; 1,235 units were sold, representing a 58 per cent increase over last year. The 911 model also continued to enjoy strong demand: in the reference month, 2,079 units of the classic sports car were delivered to customers, which represents a 25 per cent increase.
About Porsche Cars North America
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga. is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, the Cayenne SUV and Panamera sports sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who provide parts, service, marketing and training for 194 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the brand's 63-year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency.
At the core of this success is Porsche's proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.
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