Press Release
Date of issue   Nov 05, 2012 | ID: 46667

Volvo Car Group announces October retail sales

 

Volvo Car Group reports global retail sales of 34,843 cars for the month of October, representing a 1.8 per cent decrease versus the same month in 2011. Year-to-date, the company has sold 347,532 cars worldwide, down 5.9 per cent versus 2011.

 

Retail sales status (deliveries to end customers) for Volvo Car Group is as follows:

 

 

October

 

January - October

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011

2012

Change

 

2011

2012

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

China

3 837

3 389

-11,7%

 

36 793

34 094

-7,3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA

4 902

4 196

-14,4%

 

57 085

55 784

-2,3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EU20*

20 546

21 326

3,8%

 

210 754

188 389

-10,6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 of which Sweden

5 505

5 508

0,1%

 

48 163

41 520

-13,8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rest of World

6 204

5 932

-4,4%

 

64 722

69 265

7,0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

35 489

34 843

-1,8%

 

369 354

347 532

-5,9%

 

 

The all-new Volvo V40 has been well received in European markets and in October alone, 6,228 V40 cars were delivered to customers. Year-to-date, 12,097 V40 cars have been sold.

 

The Volvo XC60 is the best selling model so far this year with 86,551 cars (2011: 78,969), followed by the Volvo S60 which reached 53,565 cars (56,255) and the Volvo V60 where sales amounted to 42,884 cars (40,716). Historical sales figures by model can be found in the Sales Volume section of the Newsroom.

 

 

*EU20 includes Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Belgium/Luxemburg, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic

Media Contacts

 

Per-Åke Fröberg

Director Volvo Cars Heritage

Volvo Car Group

 

Phone: +46 31 3257654

Mobile: +46 31 3257654

per-ake.froberg@volvocars.com

 

   
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