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April 2008 Sales: Volkswagen of America

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Volkswagen Reports April 2008 Sales Up Over Last Year
HERNDON, Va., May 1 /PRNewswire/
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Best Eos sales month ever

HERNDON, Va., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. today
announced April 2008 sales of 19,415 units, a 1.7 percent increase over the
April 2007 sales of 19,086 vehicles. On a year-to-date basis, 2008
Volkswagen sales are 0.8 percent ahead of 2007 sales through April.

A sign that spring is definitely in the air is Volkswagen's innovative
coupe-convertible-sunroof Eos posted its best sales month ever with sales
of 1,663 units, representing a 45.6 percent increase over April 2007.

The Passat also recorded a strong sales month with sales of 3,045
units, representing an increase of 10.2 percent over April 2007.

Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered in
Herndon, Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in
Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of
passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the Rabbit,
New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, GTI, Jetta, GLI, Passat, Passat wagon,
Eos, and Touareg through approximately 600 independent U.S. dealers. Visit
Volkswagen of America online at vw.com .


-------- YEAR-TO-DATE --------

                        April-   April-           April-08  April-07
                         08       07      Yr/Yr %   YTD       YTD      Yr/Yr %
                        Actual   Actual   change   Actual    Actual    change

    New Beetle - Coupe  1,585    1,478     7.2%    4,700     4,739     -0.8%
     - Convertible      1,218    1,225    -0.6%    3,503     4,140    -15.4%
         Total New
          Beetle        2,803    2,703     3.7%    8,203     8,879     -7.6%

    Jetta Sdn           7,171    8,234   -12.9%   29,112    29,798     -2.3%
      SportWagen            -        -     0.0%        -         -
        Total Jetta     7,171    8,234   -12.9%   29,112    29,798     -2.3%
    Eos                 1,663    1,142    45.6%    4,827     3,703     30.4%
    Golf                    -        -     N/A         -        19   -100.0%
    Rabbit              1,809    1,932    -6.4%    6,860     6,524      5.2%
    GTI                 1,173    1,165     0.7%    3,943     4,853    -18.8%
    R32                   399        -     N/A     1,603         -      N/A
        Total Golf/
         Rabbit/GTI/
         R32            3,381    3,097            12,406    11,396      8.9%
    Passat Sdn          3,045    2,762    10.2%   10,342     9,758      6.0%
      Wgn                 628      677    -7.2%    2,245     2,671    -15.9%
        Total Passat    3,673    3,439     6.8%   12,587    12,429      1.3%
    Phaeton                 -        3  -100.0%        -        12   -100.0%
    Touareg               724      468    54.7%    2,835     3,201    -11.4%
    Tiguan                  -        -     N/A         -         -      N/A

          TOTAL        19,415   19,086     1.7%   69,970    69,418      0.8%

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Boy, these guys aren't selling that many cars, are they?

GTI down, Eos and Rabbit seem to be the only ones up.

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Boy, these guys aren't selling that many cars, are they?

GTI down, Eos and Rabbit seem to be the only ones up.

Chris

Passat sedan's up too. If they fixed that wagon price, it would help the model as a whole.

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