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20/09/2013

VOLVO TRUCKS’ DELIVERIES : AUGUST 2013



In August 7,590 Volvo trucks were delivered, an increase of 6% compared with the same month last year.

In Europe 2,204 vehicles were delivered during August, down by 4% compared with August 2012. An extensive product renewal is under way with five new truck models; Volvo FH, Volvo FM, Volvo FMX, Volvo FE and Volvo FL. All the new models include innovations and features that make the driver's job easier and more efficient.

August deliveries in North America decreased 2% to 1,708 vehicles in comparison with the same period last year.

In South America, August deliveries increased 19% to 2,368 trucks compared with August 2012. Deliveries in Brazil increased 17% to 2,032 compared with the same period last year.

Deliveries by market area :

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Volvo

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Europe

2,204

2,306

 -4%

25,084

27,188

 -8%

    - W Europe

1,539

1,316

17%

16,832

17,541

 -4%

    - E Europe

   665

   990

 -33%

  8,252

  9,647

-14%

North America

1,708

1,745

 -2%

15,565

17,646

-12%

South America

2,368

1,992

19%

16,820

12,320

 37%

Asia

   858

   753

14%

 7,616

  6,925

 10%

Other markets

   452

   353

28%

 3,585

  3,846

 -7%

Total Volvo

7,590

7,149

 6%

68,670

67,925

  1%

       

Medium duty (7-16t)

     88

   104

-15%

  1,043

  1,128

 -8%

Heavy duty (>16t)

7,502

7,045

 6%

67,627

66,797

  1%

Total Volvo

7,590

7,149

 6%

68,670

67,925

  1%

For more information, please contact : Nigel Hanwell, Press Officer, Volvo Trucks Tel: +44 (0) 1926 414210 Mobile: +44 (0) 7831 817083 Fax: +44 (0) 1926 414386 E-mail : nigel.hanwell@volvo.com

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