2013/06/18

Truck deliveries in May 2013



In May 9,689 Volvo trucks were delivered, an increase of 4% compared with the same month last year.

In Europe 3,556 vehicles were delivered during May, down 11% compared with May 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.

May deliveries in North America increased 10% to 2,416 vehicles in comparison with the same period in 2012.

Deliveries for South America increased 30% in May to 2,178 commercial vehicles compared with May 2012. May deliveries in Brazil increased 40% to 1,750 trucks compared with May 2012.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

May

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Volvo Trucks

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Europe

3 556

3 987

-11%

14 937

17 487

-15%

    Western Europe

2 410

2 607

-8%

9 919

11 761

-16%

    Eastern Europe

1 146

1 380

-17%

5 018

5 726

-12%

North America

2 416

2 201

10%

8 739

11 130

-21%

South America

2 178

1 681

30%

9 754

7 355

33%

Asia

1 078

843

28%

4 779

4 315

11%

Other markets

461

573

-20%

2 103

2 461

-15%

Total Volvo Trucks

9 689

9 285

4%

40 312

42 748

-6%

       

Medium duty (7-16t)

129

165

-22%

590

731

-19%

Heavy duty (>16t)

9 560

9 120

5%

39 722

42 017

-5%

Total Volvo Trucks

9 689

9 285

4%

40 312

42 748

-6%

June 18, 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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