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Audi: New sales record with 1 million copies sold in 2008

Audi has achieved a new all-time sales record with 1 million cars sold in 2008 and is heavily increasing their market share in some countries.

While the auto industry was hit with depressing sales during 2008, Audi AG announced today that it reached its objective of selling more than one million cars in 2008 for the first time in its history. Audi said that its unit sales jumped by 4.1 percent over 2007 – for a total of 1,003,400 vehicles sold worldwide.

December sales for Audi jumped 17.4 percent with a total of 82,800 units sold. The German automaker said that about 12 new or upgraded models helped boost overall sales. The most important introductions for Audi last year was the new A4 sedan and the new Audi Q5 SUV followed by upgrades to the A3 and A6.

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Source: eGM Cartech