October 21, 2020, Stuttgart – Porsche AG has delivered 191,547 units of vehicles to customers worldwide in the first three quarters of 2020, which translate to a 5 percent reduction compared to the same period last year.
“Porsche is demonstrating resilience in the face of the coronavirus crises. Thanks to a fresh, updated product portfolio, we have been able to keep the decline in deliveries to a moderate level,” said its member of the executive board for sales and marketing Detlev von Platen in a statement.
Demand in China continued to be the largest single market for Porsche in terms of volume, which accounted for 62,823 units from January through September.
“The Chinese market has recovered quickly after the lockdown, and demand in other markets is also showing significant growth once again – all of which has contributed to achieving this result,” Detlev said.
Positive trends are also evident in Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East as a whole: with 87,030 vehicle deliveries, the sports car manufacturer achieved a slight increase of one percent year-on-year.
Customers in the US received 39,734 units of vehicles, while in Europe, the company delivered 55,483 units during the same period.
The Cayenne continued to lead the demand with 64,299 units, which translated to a four percent increase for the first nine months. In addition, the Macan contributed 55,124 units of deliveries, while the Porsche 911 delivered 25,400 units.There are also 10,944 customers worldwide who received the all-electric Taycan.
“Porsche was not spared the effects of the coronavirus crisis. However, we look to the future with optimism – in particular thanks to our convincing product range and a continued increase in new order,” said Detlev.