IRVINE, Ca. (September 1, 2006) – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC reports sales in the United States of 10,606 units for August – trending upward 2 percent over the previous month. Compared to August of last year, the results are off slightly by 2 percent.
For the month, the Volvo XC90 performed well up nearly 15 percent, within an SUV segment trending down industry wide.
Overall, Volvo sales in North America (United States, including Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico) were 11,875 units – down 2.3 percent for the month. Volvo Canada sales were 968 units and 301 units were sold at Volvo in Mexico,…down 7 percent and up 3 percent respectively.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), based in Irvine, CA, is a subsidiary of the Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenborg, 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, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
Volvo has been building cars with Safety in mind for over 75 years. The current 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 new Volvo C70, the convertible with the innovative retractable hardtop.
* U.S. sales include Puerto Rico
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