IRVINE, CA – April 3, 2006 - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC reports sales in March of 11,153 units in the United States*. Sales for the month are 4 percent down year over year, however trended up 32 percent compared to February. The March result represents the best month since July 2005.
Overall in North America (United States including Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico), sales of 12,605 units represented a 4.5 percent decrease compared to March of last year. Sales for Volvo Canada and Volvo Mexico were 1,261 and 191 units, respectively.
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 since 1927. The 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 S80 luxury sedan; the versatile V70 wagon and rugged XC70 (Cross Country); and the all-new Volvo C70.
* U.S. sales include Puerto Rico
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