Volkswagen Sets Huge Sales Record Thanks To Chinese And Indian Buyers

Volkswagen Beetle

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Volkswagen saw a record 4 million sales in the last six months, largely due to huge growth in Asia, the BBC reports.Europe’s biggest car manufacturer saw a 16% increase in sales in Asia, mostly in China. 1.26 million cars were sold in the region.

Huge growth was also seen in India, where the manufacturer saw 55,100 sales, a 217.2% increase.

After the announcement shares in the company went up 1.23% to 148.60 euros ($211.04).

One of many similar stories this week is a surge in profits at Yum! Brands thanks to a full-scale invasion of China.

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