Mexico up 38.2 percent; Canada 5.7 percent for July, while steady in the US for the month
IRVINE, CA – August 2, 2005 -- Volvo Cars of North America, LLC reports sales for July of 11,511 units in the United States. The results are 6.3 percent off last year's record pace. The Volvo XC90 continued to be the company's sales leader, with impressive showings by both the S40 and S60.
Overall, NAFTA (Canada, Mexico, and the United States, including Puerto Rico) sales reached 12,883 units, representing a 4.6 percent decrease compared to the same period last year. In July, Volvo Cars Canada reported sales up 5.7 percent, with 1,025 units sold. Volvo Cars Mexico sold 347 units – an increase of 38.2 percent over 2004.
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, and oversees Volvo operations in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
Volvo has been building cars with Safety in mind for over 75 years. The recently introduced 2006 model line-up of Volvo Cars includes: the award-winning new S40 and its wagon counterpart the all-new 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 flagship S80 luxury sedan; the versatile V70 wagon and rugged XC70 (Cross Country).
* U.S. Sales include Puerto Rico
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