2013/09/20

Truck deliveries in 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.

August deliveries in South America 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 Trucks

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Europe

2 204

2 306

-4%

25 084

27 188

-8%

    Western Europe

1 539

1 316

17%

16 832

17 541

-4%

    Eastern 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 Trucks

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 Trucks

7 590

7 149

6%

68 670

67 925

1%

September 20, 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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