Volvo Trucks’ Deliveries: February 2012







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: March 17, 2012
Categories: Volvo, Volvo Truck News

Deliveries from Volvo Trucks reached 8,238 trucks in February, down by 2% compared with the year-earlier period.

Volvo Truck Deliveries

In Europe, deliveries amounted to 3,077 trucks in February, down 18% compared with the corresponding period in 2011. While continued uncertainty concerning economic development in Southern Europe continued to impact truck customers in certain markets, the picture is mixed, with favourable demand in many areas. Countries such as Germany, Poland and Turkey noted significant delivery increases in February, compared with January 2012.

The Russian market has also continued to demonstrate healthy demand for trucks to date this year.

Deliveries in South America declined due to planned production reductions in the wake of new emission requirements, which were introduced on January 1st 2012. In February, deliveries declined by 24% to 1,480 trucks compared with the same period last year.

In North America, February deliveries increased 45% to 2,364 vehicles in comparison with the same period last year. The increase was primarily a result of continued replacement demand.

Deliveries by market area :

Delivered Units Volvo Trucks Change Year-to Date Change
Volvo Trucks Feb 2012 Feb 2011 2012 2011
Europe 3,077 3,771 -18% 6,038 6,576 -8%
-      Western Europe 2,206 2,807 -21% 4,374 5,040 -13%
-      Eastern Europe 871 964 -10% 1,664 1,536 8%
North America 2,364 1,627 45% 3,946 3,003 31%
South America 1,480 1,942 -24% 2,522 3,206 -21%
Asia 838 761 10% 1,752 1,635 7%
Other markets 479 335 43% 802 519 55%
Total Volvo Trucks 8,238 8,436 -2% 15,060 14,939 1%
Medium duty (7-16t) 139 132 5% 278 262 6%
Heavy duty (>16t) 8,099 8,304 -2% 14,782 14,677 1%
Total Volvo Trucks 8,238 8,436 -2% 15,060 14,939 1%