Volkswagen group brand Audi said it made “clear progress in all regions worldwide in the first quarter of 2014” as deliveries rose 11.7% to 412,846 vehicles, taking revenue to EUR12.9bn from EUR11.73bn a year and operating profit to EUR1.314bn from EUR1.307bn.

Profit before tax of EUR1.4bn compared with EUR1.43bn in 2013.

For full year 2014, the automaker expects to see a slight increase in revenue to more than EUR50bn and operating return on sales of 8-10%.