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Volvo Records Sixth Consecutive Month of Year-over-year Sales Increase of 5.2 Percent

VOLVO RECORDS SIXTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF

YEAR-OVER-YEAR SALES INCREASE OF 5.2 PERCENT

 

Volvo's Safe + Sound Best-in-Class Coverage Plan Continues to Drive Traffic

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Dec. 1, 2009) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) November sales were up 5.2 percent in the United States, marking the sixth straight month of a year-over-year increase.  In the United States, VCNA sold a total of 4,631 vehicles in November.

 

For the month of November, Volvo sales in Canada were up 2.3 percent with a total of 484 vehicles sold.  Overall in North America (United States and Canada), Volvo has sold 61,714 units year-to-date, which represents a 17 percent decrease for the same period of 2008*.

 

The Volvo XC60 has been a major contributor to Volvo's recent success in America. Sales through November were an impressive 7,882 units in the United States.

 

In a one-two sales punch, Volvo earlier this year launched its industry leading Safe + Sound Coverage Plan, a complimentary coverage program, wraps a comprehensive list of benefits into one package.  Volvo has combined additional time and mileage limits on warranty repairs and roadside assistance coverage, and has increased wear-item and factory scheduled maintenance coverage.  Specifically, it provides:

 

  • 5 years/60,000 miles of New Car Warranty
  • 5 years/60,000 miles of Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance
  • 5 years/60,000 miles of Wear and Tear Coverage
  • 5 years/Unlimited miles of Volvo On Call Roadside Assistance.

 

Safe + Sound provides best-in-class coverage, provides the lowest cost of luxury ownership (according to Intellichoice) and has been a major contributor to Volvo's recent sales success, and will be available until Dec. 31, 2009.

 

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (www.volvocars.com/us) is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenburg, Sweden.  VCNA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States, and oversees Volvo operations in Canada.

 

*2008 totals include Mexico; 2009 totals do not. 

 

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Contact:

James Hope (949) 242-6654, jhope10@volvocars.com

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