VOLVO TRUCKS DELIVERIES OCTOBER 2011







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: November 16, 2011
Categories: Trucks, Volvo, Volvo Truck News

In October, Volvo Trucks delivered 11,110 vehicles, an increase of 39% compared with the year-earlier period.

Deliveries in Europe totalled 4,628 trucks, up 34% year-on-year. Truck deliveries in Eastern Europe rose 130%. The trend in Russia remained positive and the number of deliveries in October increased 150% to 561 vehicles compared with October 2010.

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Truck deliveries in Brazil rose 24% year-on-year. At the transportation fair Fenatran in São Paolo October 24th-28th there was a big interest for Volvo’s Euro-5 introduction. Volvo is the first truck manufacturer to introduce Euro-5 in Brazil where the option has been available since July this year. In total, deliveries in South America rose 30% to 2,050 trucks compared with October 2010.

Truck deliveries in the North American market rose by 51% to 2,501 vehicles, reflecting the continued strong replacement demand for highway trucks and the success of the Volvo brand in driving North American fuel efficiency leadership through the combination of proprietary engines and the I-Shift automated transmission.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units : Oct Volvo Trucks Change Year-to- Date Change
Volvo Trucks 2011 2010 2011 2010
Europe 4,628 3,442 34% 37,276 22,287 67%
-      Western Europe 3,030 2,746 10% 26,004 17,569 48%
-      Eastern Europe 1,598 696 130% 11,272 4,718 139%
North America 2,501 1,651 51% 19,580 9,488 106%
South America 2,050 1,582 30% 20,436 14,917 37%
Asia 1,433 895 60% 10,992 7,899 39%
Other markets 498 429 16% 3,831 3,490 10%
Total Volvo Trucks 11,110 7,999 39% 92,115 58,081 59%
Medium duty (7-16t) 183 129 42% 1,521 1,431 6%
Heavy duty (>16t) 10,927 7,870 39% 90,594 56,650 60%
Total Volvo Trucks 11,110 7,999 39% 92,115 58,081 59%