VW's Skoda posts record May unit sales, up 15 percent

PRAGUE Mon Jun 9, 2014 7:33am EDT

A Skoda logo is seen on a displayed car on media day at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile September 27, 2012.                REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A Skoda logo is seen on a displayed car on media day at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile September 27, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Christian Hartmann

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech carmaker Skoda Auto, a unit of Volkswagen, posted a 15.2 percent rise in global sales in May, selling 91,200 units, a record for that month, it said on Monday.

The company, the Czech Republic's top exporter, said sales had risen a ninth straight month, boosted by western and eastern Europe.

(Reporting by Jason Hovet, editing by Jan Lopatka)

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