IRVINE, CA(March 1, 2007) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA) reports a slight increase in sales for the month compared to the same period last year. In the United States 8,468 units were sold - up 0.6 percent.*
While the XC90 remains the Volvo sales leader, C70 results indicate the appeal of Volvo's retractable hardtop during this time of year - the convertible segment is up 444 percent.
In addition, all-new S80 sales were up and the XC70 had a strong showing.
Next week an all-new Volvo XC70 will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, along with its wagon counterpart, an all-new Volvo V70.
Volvo Cars sales throughout North America recorded 9,178 units, which represented a slight decrease of 1.6 percent. Sales in Canada were down 28.2 percent with 502 units sold. In Mexico, Volvo sales of 208 units were off slightly by 1.9 percent.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), based in Irvine, Calif., is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation of Gteborg, Sweden. VCNA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States, and oversees Volvo operations in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
Volvo has been building cars with safety in mind for nearly 80 years. The current 2007 model lineup of Volvo cars includes: the award-winning new S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the award-winning XC90; the sporty S60 sedan - including the award-winning performance sedan - S60 R and the performance wagon version - V70 R; the versatile V70 wagon and rugged XC70 (Cross Country); the new Volvo C70 - the convertible with the innovative retractable hardtop, and the all-new Volvo S80.
* U.S. sales include Puerto Rico
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Volvo Cars of North America, LLC
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