Since that September of 2015 is uncovered the scandal Dieselgate of Volkswagen, it was clear that it would have economic consequences for the company, and so it has been. Yesterday, we presented the economic results of the Volkswagen Group in 2015, being the the first time that the company has losses since 1993, nothing less, although these have been the largest in its history. .
While in the 2015 Volkswagen won 10.847 million euros, in 2015 the losses have been greater to the 4,100 million euros, although due to the provisions, the figure is lowered until the 1,360 million euros. And all that having increased turnover by 5.4%. Fortunately, the creditworthiness of Volkswagen has been permitted which have not been made drastic cuts, where jobs could be jeopardised and even dealt dividends of 0.11 euros per share normal and 0.17 euros per preferred share.
scandal Dieselgate is the culprit of these negative results. Initially forecast to 6,700 million euros in losses associated with the scandal Dieselgate, but that figure has grown to 16.200 million euros, that you would have to add 700 million euros more than other items unforeseen. Have not had these losses so brutal, the profit of Volkswagen in 2015 would have been spectacular, 12,800 million euros.
And what will happen in 2016? Because Volkswagen is already doing the first accounts. The scandal Dieselgate still has a long way to go and the Volkswagen Group will have to shell out a lot of money in lawsuits or the buyback of vehicles for american customers. Although the brand expects to maintain a profit margin of between 5 and 6%, the forecasts of key markets such as South america and Russia could do that the sales of the group decreased by 5% with regard to 2015.
Source – Volkswagen