7.2 In the past fiscal year, both the global economy as a whole and the automotive industry largely recovered from the consequences of the financial and economic crisis. The Volkswagen Group took advantage of this development to further strengthen its market position: deliveries rose to 7.2 million vehicles, thereby pushing through the seven million mark for the first time.
What you'll find in this chapter:
Number of vehicles delivered exceeds 7 million for the first time.
Shares and Bonds
Encouraging share price performance for Volkswagen AG shareholders.
Results of Operations, Financial Position and Net Assets
Volkswagen Group generates record results in 2010.
Summary of economic position of the Volkswagen Group.
Value added statement
The value added statement indicates the added value generated by a company in the past fiscal year as its contribution to the gross domestic product of its home country, and how it is appropriated.
Stronger vehicle sales boost sales revenue and earnings.
Highly motivated specialists develop and manufacture innovative, emotional products.
Identifying and controlling risk – successfully.
Report on Expected Developments
Automotive markets gaining further momentum.