17/05/2013

Truck deliveries in April 2013



In April 9,562 Volvo trucks were delivered, an increase of 13% compared with the same month last year.

In Europe 3,394 vehicles were delivered during April, down 3% compared with April 2012.

April deliveries in North America decreased 3% to 2,350 vehicles in comparison with the same period in 2012.  However, deliveries were up 34% compared to the previous month.

Deliveries for South America increased 88% in April to 2,279 commercial vehicles. April deliveries in Brazil for Volvo Trucks increased 123% to 1,882 trucks compared with April 2012.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

April

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Volvo

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Europe

3 394

3 510

-3%

11 381

13 500

-16%

    Western Europe

2 169

2 197

-1%

7 509

9 154

-18%

    Eastern Europe

1 225

1 313

-7%

3 872

4 346

-11%

North America

2 350

2 431

-3%

6 323

8 929

-29%

South America

2 279

1 210

88%

7 576

5 674

34%

Asia

1 051

829

27%

3 701

3 472

7%

Other markets

488

469

4%

1 642

1 888

-13%

Total Volvo

9 562

8 449

13%

30 623

33 463

-8%

       

Medium duty (7-16t)

142

148

-4%

461

566

-19%

Heavy duty (>16t)

9 420

8 301

13%

30 162

32 897

-8%

Total Volvo

9 562

8 449

13%

30 623

33 463

-8%

May 17, 2013

For further information, please contact: Anders Vilhelmsson, Volvo Trucks, phone +46 31 322 38 79, e-mail anders.vilhelmsson@volvo.com

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