Lousy slipper for VW!
The group is currently not having an easy time of it. First of all VW numerous factories close due to the Corona crisis – now the VW Golf is losing its status as the best-selling car in Europe.
VW: Golf loses status as the best-selling car in Europe
Even though the Gulf has been on the throne for years. In February 2020, however, his reign should be over for the time being. The Golf sold 24,735 units in Europe in February. His opponent has just overtaken him with 121 copies.
According to the “Spiegel”, the Renault Clio secured the place on the throne with 24,914 copies sold. But how is it that the VW Golf, the eternal leader, no longer tops the list?
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Loud “Mirror” The reason for this lies with VW itself. One reason is, for example, the bumpy start of the Golf 8. Car dealers had already raised the alarm in December and complained about getting far too few new cars. 100,000 new cars were calculated, but VW actually only built 8,400 units.
Experts sure: VW Golf will be discontinued
The reasons for this are disruptions in the software and electronics. In addition, engines, colors and equipment were missing. All of this led to the start being more than bumpy.
However, experts are certain that the Golf is an outdated model anyway. Because with the ID.3, which is still scheduled to start in the summer, VW is setting new standards. (abr)