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Volvo Cars of North America Sales Report for August

 

IRVINE, CA – September 1, 2005 -- Volvo Cars of North America, LLC. report sales 10,826 units for the month in the United States, representing a 14 percent decrease compared to the best August on record turned in last year.

 

Overall, NAFTA (Canada, Mexico, and the United States, including Puerto Rico) sales reached 12,159 units – 12 percent off the 2004 mark. In August, Volvo Cars Canada reported sales up nearly 7 percent, with 1,042 units sold. Volvo Cars Mexico sold 291 units – a slight decrease compared to the same period last year. Year-to-date Canada and Mexico remain ahead of last year, while NAFTA is 4 percent off its record pace of 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

 

For More Information:

Roger Ormisher - 800.970.0888

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC

 

Volvo Media Website:

http://www.volvocars-pr.com

 

For Sales Report:

http://www.volvocars-pr.com/index.asp?par=company&pag=sales&lang=1&flash=0&year=2005&month=8

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