August 1, 2006
Source: Audi of America
AUBURN HILLS, Mich.- Audi of America, Inc. today reported July 2006 sales of 7,005 units, down just 2.6 percent compared to year ago sales, as the company is experiencing its lowest vehicle inventories in several years. Sales through the first seven months of 2006 remain on a record pace; Audi dealers have sold 47,460 vehicles this year.
The company experienced lower inventories in July due especially to consumer demand for the Q7 performance utility. Audi also reported vehicle sales in key markets, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Miami improved significantly.
Were seeing great reaction to what is one of the freshest line ups in the luxury segment, said Thomas Del Franco, Chief Operating Officer, Audi of America, Inc.
Audis history in America dates to 1969, when the brand was first introduced to the U.S. market. Today, a network of over 260 Audi dealers currently offers a line of premium vehicles that include the Audi A3 premium compact; the sporty A4 sedan, Avant and Cabriolet models; the high performance S4 sedan, Avant and Cabriolet models; the high-revving RS 4 sports sedan; the design-leading A6 sedan and Avant; the all-new Audi Q7 performance SUV; and the all-aluminum Audi A8; and the award-winning TT Coupe and Roadster.