Volkswagen’s Skoda Auto reports that 2021 global deliveries fell 12.6% to 878,200 units.

The Skoda logo was drawn at the Volkswagen Group’s annual meeting in Berlin, Germany, on May 3, 2018. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)

Prague-Volkswagen Skoda Auto said on Tuesday that global shipments fell 12.6% year-on-year to 878,200 units in 2021 as the industry suffered from a semiconductor shortage and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Czech automakers fell 58.8% to 71,200 units, the most plunge in China in the regional market.