Irvine, CA (May 3, 2004) – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA) reported sales of 10,808 units, representing the second best April in the United States following the record month last year. Compared to last year, April 2004 fell short by 1.1 percent. Year-to-date, sales remain 7.6 percent ahead of last year.
"Volvo performs consistently well in an extremely difficult market, based on the strength of its products and the uniqueness of the brand" said Vic Doolan, VCNA President and CEO.
Volvo car sales throughout North America were 7.1 percent ahead of last year's record pace. For the month, sales of 12,100 units were slightly off (1.7 percent) when matched to last April. Sales in Canada decreased 7.6 percent for the same period, while Mexico recorded a 0.4 percent increase.
VCNA, part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenburg, Sweden, provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
The Volvo automobile model line includes the newly introduced award-winning 2004.5 all new S40, the award-winning XC90, the sporty S60 sedan – including the award-winning performance sedan – S60 R and its performance wagon counterpart – V70 R, the flagship S80 luxury sedan, versatile V70 wagon and rugged XC70 (Cross Country), the C70 convertible, and the compact S40 and V40 models.
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