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Volvo Car USA August sales mark 15 consecutive months of growth

  • U.S. sales up 35.8 percent (86,015 cars) year-to-date
  • Fifteen consecutive months of year-over-year growth
  • Recharge models represented 48.9 percent of sales in California and 18.5 percent of total Volvo Car USA sales
  • Volvo Car Americas Region sales up 6.3 percent year-to-date


MAHWAH, NJ (September 1, 2021) Volvo Car USA posted an August sales result of 10,686 cars sold, up 3 percent over 2020, representing 15 consecutive months of year-over-year growth for the brand. Year-to-date sales are up 35.8 percent, an increase of 22,685 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 – held steady, accounting for 48.9 percent of sales in the state of California. Recharge models nationally represented 18.5 percent of total August sales in the United States.


The company’s Americas Region achieved an overall sales increase of 6.3 percent year-over-year with 5.6 percent growth in Canada and 34.6 percent growth in Latin America.


“Reflecting on our journey from June 2020 to today, it’s encouraging to see yet another month of positive growth,” said Anders Gustafsson, Senior Vice President, Volvo Car Americas and President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “This is especially noteworthy in the context of the ongoing challenges our industry is facing.”


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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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