Total deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations (Volvo Trucks, Mack, Renault Trucks, UD Trucks and Eicher) in February amounted to 18 395 vehicles. This was an increase of 3% compared with the year-earlier period.
As expected, In Europe, deliveries amounted to only 3,077 trucks in February – 18 percent down compared with the corresponding period in 2011.
However, countries such as Germany, Poland and Turkey noted significant delivery increases in February, compared with January 2012.
Total Volvo Trucks’ deliveries in February 2012 totaled 8,238 vehicles, down 2% from 8,436 vehicles a year ago, while Mack’s deliveries were up 97% to 2,583 vehicles.
According to the Swedish builder of commercial vehicles, the Russian market has also continued to demonstrate healthy demand for trucks to date this year.
In North America Volvo sold 2,364 vehicles – 45 percent more compared to the same period last year, while in South America deliveries declined due to planned production reductions in the wake of new emission requirements, which were introduced on January 1, 2012.