IRVINE, Calif. (July 1, 2008) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, reports sales of 7,001 units in the United States for June, representing a 27 percent decrease compared to the same period last year.* VCNA had projected a 10-15 percent lower sales volume for 2008 and, for the year, U.S. sales are down 14.4 percent.*
Overall in North America (United States, Canada and Mexico), Volvo has sold 60,571 units year-to-date, which is 15.6 percent off compared to the first six months of 2007.* For the month in Canada, Volvo sales were off 13.4 percent, with 873 units sold, while Volvo sales in Mexico were off 9.6 percent, selling 188 units.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA) 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 and Mexico.
* 2007 U.S. totals include Puerto Rico
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