MAN and Scania end 2016 on a high

Strong global sales for Volkswagen-owned truck brands…

MAN and Scania end 2016 on a high

Scania and MAN rounded off a healthy sales year with strong results in the global truck sales race in December.

Data provided by parent company, Volkswagen Group, shows Scania sales in the month increased by 17.8% on the brands December 2015 result with 7,600 deliveries.

Over at MAN, 10,700 sales were recorded, 9.7% up on the last month of 2015.

Across all of 2016, Scania sales increased to 80,800 units – 5.5% more than 2015, while MAN sales receded by 0.2% to 102,200.

In Australia things were also on the up for the truck brands in 2016.

In December, Scania sales increased by 5.4% with 140 Australian customers choosing a vehicle from the Swedish brand.

Across the entire year, Scania’s Australian sales totalled 748 – a figure that represents a 5.8% increase on the previous year.

For MAN 2016 was just as successful locally.

The brand ended 2016 with 56 sales in December, a total 27.3% up on the previous December, while across the entire year sales of MAN vehicles increased by 13.9% with 303 deliveries.

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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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