Deliveries within the areas developed as follows in 2021:
A complete of three,518,700 autos had been delivered in Europe (–2.7 p.c). In Western Europe, 2,860,400 clients took possession of a Group model automobile (–2.7 p.c). Battery-electric autos had been highly regarded on this area, accounting for 10.5 p.c of Group deliveries in Western Europe (2020: 6.2 p.c). This makes the Group the clear BEV market chief in Europe. Demand for BEVs was even considerably stronger in Germany, the Group’s dwelling market, the place battery-electric autos made up 11.4 p.c of Group deliveries (2020: 5.9 p.c). Right here, a complete of 991,900 autos throughout all drive techniques had been handed over to clients (–9.6 p.c). Deliveries in Central and Japanese Europe declined by 2.8 p.c to 658,300 models.
In North America, 908,400 clients took supply of a brand new Group model automobile, a major enhance of 15.6 p.c. This constructive growth was pushed particularly by the USA, the place deliveries rose by 16.9 p.c to 671,800 models. The Group tripled its BEV deliveries within the largest North American market year-on-year to 37,200 autos, making it the quantity two for battery-electric autos.
The Group additionally lifted its supply volumes year-on-year within the South America area. A complete of 514,600 autos had been handed over to clients, a rise of 5.1 p.c. In Brazil, the area’s largest market, deliveries hovered across the prior-year determine at 376,500 models (–0.3 p.c).
Within the Asia-Pacific area, deliveries fell by 12.4 p.c year-on-year to three,610,600 models. China, the Group’s largest single market, was among the many hardest hit by the semiconductor shortages. Right here, deliveries had been down by 14.1 p.c to three,304,800 models. The electrical offensive additionally bore fruit on this area, resulting in the strongest quantity development amongst Group BEVs, which rose greater than fourfold to 92,700 autos.