Truck News

Product

Volvo Group’s global deliveries offset weak North American market

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Volvo Group's global markets are helping offset a decline in deliveries here in North America.


GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group’s global markets are helping offset a decline in deliveries here in North America.

Worldwide, Volvo Group’s deliveries were up 22% (excluding Nissan, which wasn’t part of the group in 2007) in January compared to the previous year. However, in North America, the group’s deliveries dropped 13% compared to January, 2007.

Mack deliveries in North America dropped 19% compared to a year ago, totaling 1,168 units.

“The current demand is at a low level, and is being impacted by the sluggish economy, and continued downturn in the US housing market,” the company explained in a release.

Deliveries of Volvo trucks were also down, 15% in January compared to the same period a year earlier. Volvo truck deliveries totaled 2,204 in January of 2008.


Truck News

Truck News

Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.
All posts by

Print this page
Related Articles
TruckNews
TodaysTrucking


Have your say:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*