A worker fixes the isolation above the engine block of a Macan sports utility vehicle (SUV) on the production line inside the Porsche Leipzig GmbH factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.
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German high-performance car manufacturer Porsche has revealed that 2019 was a record year for global sales.
The Volkswagen-owned brand said in 2019 Porsche delivered 280,800 vehicles to its customers — 10% more than in the previous year.
The biggest leaps were in Europe where the company marked up 88,975 sales, 15% more than in 2018.
Porsche’s largest markets are the United States and China. In the U.S., sales accounted for a 7% rise (61,568) while China recorded 8% growth (87,752).
“Consequently, the sports car manufacturer defied the trend towards a weakening overall economic climate in both markets,” Porsche said in a statement Monday.
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