IRVINE, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2007) – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, reports sales in the United States of 7,819 units for January, representing a 12 percent decrease compared to the same period last year.
Overall, Volvo sales for North America (United States, including Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico) were 8,628 units, which is 11 percent down compared to the beginning of 2006. Volvo Canada sales were down 4.5 percent, with 571 units sold, while Volvo sales in Mexico were ahead of last year by 15.5 percent, selling 238 units.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), based in Irvine, Calif., is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation of Göteborg, 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 nearly 80 years. The current 2007 model line up of Volvo cars includes: the award-winning new S40 and its wagon counterpart the 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 versatile V70 wagon and rugged XC70 (Cross Country); the new Volvo C70 - the convertible with the innovative retractable hardtop, and the all-new Volvo S80.
* U.S. sales include Puerto Rico
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