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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