The Volkswagen Group delivered over 6 million vehicles to customers for the first time ever in 2007. The Group sold 6.189 million vehicles worldwide, increasing deliveries year-on-year by 7.9%. The Group recorded a one-third increase in vehicle deliveries to each of the high-volume markets in Brazil and China compared with the previous year: 581,300 vehicles were sold in Brazil (+32.0%), deliveries in China and Hong Kong rose 28.0% to 910,500 passenger cars. Very high growth was also recorded in Central and Eastern Europe, with 496,400 vehicles delivered representing a rise of 20.9%. In Germany, the Group sold 1.06 million vehicles (-4.8%) in a very difficult market and expanded its market share slightly from 32.6 to 32.7%.