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Volvo Reports Strong Sales Results For May - Second Quarter Off to a Great Start


For Immediate Release

Volvo Cars of North America Sets May Sales Record


ROCKLEIGH, NJ -- June 1, 2001 -- Following a strong April, Volvo Cars of North America, LLC. posts another strong sales month with May figures increasing 3.5 % over last year.


"May was a record month reflected by total sales of 13,098, our best month since June 2000. Individually, the new S60 and Cross Country models achieved record sales and we continue to see strong demand across our entire car line. Thanks to the Revolvolution, more shoppers than ever are visiting our retailers, buyers who have never placed Volvo on their shopping list-until now", comments Vic Doolan, acting President and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America, LLC.


The company noted that Volvo sales in Canada continues to impress, with a May record for total sales, up 15.1% over last year, and the best month ever for S60 sales.


Volvo Cars of North America, LLC. is part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Goteborg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the US, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The 2001 Volvo automobile line includes the flagship S80 luxury sedan, versatile V70 wagon and rugged Cross Country, C70 coupe and convertible, the sporty, new S60 sedan and compact S40 and V40 models.




Note: Sales figures are for US and Canada only.



Soren Johansson



June 1, 2001

Corporate Communications

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC.

7 Volvo Drive

Rockleigh, NJ, USA 07647-0913

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