Audi reports historic high sales in Jan-July 1
Audi reports historic high sales in Jan-July 2
FAW-Volkswagen showcases the Audi Q8 SUV at the Guangzhou auto show in November 2018. [Photo by Li Fusheng/China Daily]

CHANGCHUN – FAW-Volkswagen Audi, a major brand in the Chinese luxury car market, saw a record 368,094 vehicles delivered in China in the January-July period, the Sino-German auto joint venture FAW-Volkswagen said Monday.

A total of 56,223 Audi vehicles were sold in China last month, up 6.1 percent from a year earlier, also hitting a monthly record for the same period.

Domestically made models like the bestselling A4L, the all-new Q5L and A6L continued to enjoy booming sales around the country. Sales of the A4L reached 14,501 units in July and nearly 100,000 units in the first seven months. The company delivered 13,226 Audi Q5L last month, a sales growth of 45.7 percent year-on-year.

Imported models including the A8L have also maintained strong growth. A total of 36,545 imported Audi cars were sold from January to July, increasing 27.1 percent from the same period of 2018.

The company said Audi will roll out new models in the second half of the year to bring more choices for Chinese consumers, including the e-tron, luxury SUV Q8, as well as the all-new A6 allroad and A6 Avant.