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2017 sales storm ahead for MAN, Scania

September proves Big month for Volkswagen truck brands

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The Volkswagen-owned truck/bus manufacturers - Scania and MAN are enjoying a stellar sales year in 2017.

New sales data just released by Volkswagen Group shows both brands have enjoyed strong sales gains this year, global Scania deliveries are up 8.9% with more than 58,700 customers handovers completed to the end of September.

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MAN sales across the globe across the first nine months of the year jumped ahead by 8.4% with over 74,100 deliveries.

The sales increases also flowed through September for both Euro brands - Scania enjoyed an 11.2% gain on the same month last year with 8,000 sales.

MAN was up an even more impressive 14.8% with 10,600 sales.

The strong increases come at a time when Volkswagen Group sales across the board continue to head north - the German auto giants celebrated a new sales record in September 2017 with sales flying past 1.01 million units.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles contributed strongly to that total with 44,600 sales in the month, a 3.4% lift on September 2016.

While in Australia, Scania and MAN sales last month lifted 28% and 312% respectively.

Scania delivered 85 new trucks to Aussie owners and fleets, MAN managed to break 100 sales in the month with a total of 103.

Check out more details on the September 2017 Australian truck sales data here.

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Joel is the founder and CEO of Behind the Wheel. Joel has a background as a radio broadcaster with on-air roles at 4BC, 4KQ, 2KY, 2LT and 2UE amongst others, as well as a news editor and program director. Joel’s relationship with cars stems back to his early childhood learning to change oil and brakes with his father and uncle. This continued on into his driving years owning an assorted collection of cars.

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