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Volvo Car USA sets May sales record and 12 consecutive months of growth

  • 12th consecutive month of growth and highest May result ever recorded
  • U.S. sales up 56.7 percent (51,496 cars) year-to-date
  • Volvo Car Americas region sales up 58.7 percent year-to-date
  • Recharge models represented 20.8 percent of total Volvo Car USA sales for May


MAHWAH, NJ (June 2, 2021) Volvo Car USA set a new May sales record with 13,221 cars sold, up 38.9 percent over 2020, representing the 12th consecutive month of year-over-year growth for Volvo Car USA. Year-to-date the brand’s sales are up 56.7 percent, an increase of 18,626 cars sold in the same period last year.


The brand’s share of Recharge models – vehicles with fully electric or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrains – continued to grow, accounting for 20.8 percent of total May sales. Recharge models accounted for 47.7 percent of all Volvo sales in California.


The Volvo Cars Americas region achieved an overall sales increase of 44.9 percent year-over-year with 129.3 percent growth in Latin America and 67.1 percent growth in Canada in May.


“Volvo Cars is continuing our transformation. Sustainability remains as important as safety and the increased interest in our Recharge products shows consumers are embracing a greener future,” said Anders Gustafsson, Senior Vice President, Volvo Car Americas and President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “With a full year of growth, Volvo Car USA is focused on maintaining our momentum and growing electrified sales.”


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About Volvo Car USA

Volvo Car USA LLC, ( is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCUSA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States. For more information please refer to the VCUSA media website at:


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