The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand set a new record with worldwide deliveries of 3.66 million vehicles a strong 7.8% increase. The brand reported very high percentage growth in Brazil, Central and Eastern Europe and China. Deliveries in Brazil rose by one third (32.4%) to 493,700 vehicles. Brand deliveries in Central and Eastern Europe rose 29.7% year-on-year to 151,800 vehicles. 777,500 passenger cars were delivered in China and Hong Kong, representing a rise of 24.5% and maintaining the brand's pole position in this passenger car market. 519,200 vehicles were delivered in the brand's home market of Germany, representing a decrease of 9.1% and in line with overall market developments (-9.2%).