Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) reports global retail sales of 26,998 cars for the month of August, an increase of 4.7 per cent compared to August 2012. The positive momentum continues in China where sales grew by 65.7 per cent, while Europe and overseas markets supported the growth as well. For the period January to August, global sales were down by 2.5 per cent.
New design focusing on quality and attention to detail. New D4 Drive-E engine with class-leading fuel consumption at 3.7 l/100 km (99 g/km). New, more comfortable sport seats. Permanent high beam with groundbreaking technology.
The rapid transformation of Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is highly evident at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new Volvo Concept Coupé, which was revealed at a press conference today, showcases the capability of the company’s new Scalable Product Architecture – and the new, super-efficient four-cylinder Drive-E powertrains (formerly known as VEA) are now available in six Volvo models.
China became Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) number one market in September with 5,719 retail sold cars, representing an increase of 48.6 per cent. The best-selling model was the Volvo XC60 with 2,482 sold cars – a new sales record for an individual month – while the V40 model also supported the continued growth in the Chinese market.
Volvo Car Group keeps on moving towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo. In 2013, top results from independent rating institutes all over the world emphasised that the company remains on top when it comes to automotive safety.
Full-year global sales of 427,840 cars, up 1.4 per cent versus 2012 - December sales up 11.7 per cent - Year-on-year growth for six consecutive months - Volvo XC60 best-selling model in 2013 with best sales year ever
Global sales at Volvo Cars increased 4.6 per cent in February compared to the same month last year, driven by sturdy growth in China, a positive performance in Germany, the Netherlands and Japan and continued strength in Sweden. Sales have now increased for eight consecutive months.