IRVINE, Calif. (June 1, 2007) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC reports May sales of 9,208 units in the United States, which represents a 9.2 percent decrease compared to the same period last year.
Overall, Volvo sales for North America (United States, including Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico) were 10,636 units - down 8.4 percent from the YTD 2006. Volvo Canada sales were off 5 percent, with 1,166 units sold. Volvo sales in Mexico increased 10.5 percent ahead of last year, with 263 units sold.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), based in Irvine, Calif., is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation of Göteborg, 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 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
For More Information:
Geno Effler - 800.970.0888
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC
VCNA Media Website: http://www.volvocars-pr.com/