BERLIN Jan 11 Germany's Volkswagen
posted a 12.7 percent gain in vehicles sales at its namesake
brand last year, totalling at a record 5.74 million cars and
SUVs, the company said on Friday.
VW brand sales surged 30.6 percent in December alone to
517,900 autos. Still, the Wolfsburg-based automotive group
cautioned that 2013 will be a "very demanding year."
"We will be facing new and difficult challenges," sales
chief Christian Klingler said in a statement. "But we're well
(Reporting by Andreas Cremer)