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Automakers also report good Canadian sales in August

Automakers also report good Canadian sales in August

After very strong results for last month in the U.S. market, history repeated in Canada, automakers posting strongest August auto sales ever, with 149,301 vehicles. According to industry data released yesterday, Canadian auto sales recorded their best August ever, with Ford Motor Co outselling Chrysler Group and General Motors Co, […]

Volvo Truck Shipments Down 9% in May

Volvo Truck Shipments Down 9% in May

Volvo reported truck shipments down 9% year-on-year in May, due to weak demand in North America and Europe, its two biggest markets. Volvo, the second largest truck maker in the world, sells trucks under Mack, Renault and UD Trucks brands and also under its own name. The automaker said that […]

DAF Trucks increased its market share in the EU in 2012

DAF Trucks increased its market share in the EU in 2012

DAF Trucks has strengthened its position on the European truck market last year, reaching a record market share of 16 percent in the heavy segment (16 tons+). This makes DAF the second largest heavy truck brand in the EU, behind Mercedes-Benz. Moreover, DAF is leading the market in the heavy […]

2012 average fuel economy up 6 percent from 2011

2012 average fuel economy up 6 percent from 2011

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year increased by nearly 4 mpg (+6%) from 2011. According to the Transportation Research Institute at The University of Michigan, the average fuel economy of the 14.5 million vehicles sold in 2012 was 23.8 mpg (9.88 liters/100 km), […]

Volvo Trucks’ deliveries down 10 percent worldwide in October

Volvo Trucks’ deliveries down 10 percent worldwide in October

Volvo Trucks’ October deliveries fell by 10 percent to 10,051 vehicles compared with the same month last year, the company announced. In Europe, deliveries decreased by 6 percent to 4,350 trucks in total compared to October last year. The truckmaker paid tribute to Europe’s current slowdown in economic activity and […]

Volvo truck sales Down 4% In April

Volvo truck sales Down 4% In April

World number two truck maker Volvo said on Wednesday total deliveries in April amounted to 18497 vehicles, down 4 percent from the year-earlier period. Volvo, which sells trucks under the Renault, Mack, UD Trucks and Eicher brands as well as its own name, said unit shipments were up 39 percent […]

Volvo truck shipments fall 37% in November

Volvo truck shipments fall 37% in November

World number two truck maker Volvo said on Tuesday its truck shipments fell 37 percent year-on-year in November as its main markets remained in the clutches of a deep downturn. The decline represented a decline of 7 percent compared to October, the company said in a statement. Volvo, which sells […]