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Thursday 18 September 2014

Audi overtakes its German rival BMW

Volkswagen Head of Development Ulrich Hackenberg presents the new Audi Audi TTS at the 84th International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland.  Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images
Volkswagen Head of Development Ulrich Hackenberg presents the new Audi Audi TTS at the 84th International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images
The new Audi S1 on display  at the Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland (AP Photo/Keystone,Martial Trezzini)
The new Audi S1 on display at the Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland (AP Photo/Keystone,Martial Trezzini)

Audi delivered more cars than BMW through the first two months of 2014 to nab the global lead in luxury sales.

Audi sold 242,400 vehicles through February – 383 more than BMW, according to data.

At the same time last year, Audi trailed BMW, which has been first in the segment for nine straight years, by 429 cars.

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