GOTHENBURG, SE— Following the viral success of their ad, The Epic Split with Jean-Claude Van Damme, which was released in November, Volvo celebrates another success.
Volvo Group’s truck operations jumped 16 percent in November from last year to total 20,356 vehicles, according to truckinginfo.
November deliveries in North America increased 17 percent to 2,630 vehicles in comparison with the same period last year while deliveries in South America increased 57 percent to 2,689 trucks compared with November 2012.
Worldwide deliveries of brand new trucks increased 31 percent since last year, for a total of 12,332 vehicles.
In Europe 5,323 were delivered during November, up by 39 percent compared with November 2012. The company says production currently hampered by parallel production of both old and new generations of trucks.
An extensive product renewal is under way with five new truck models: Volvo FH, Volvo FM, Volvo FMX, Volvo FE and Volvo FL.
Volvo says first quarter production rates in Europe will be adjusted to reflect lower demand, which is a consequence of customers having pre-bought trucks ahead of a more stringent emission regulation coming into force the first of next year November deliveries of Mack trucks worldwide were on a similar level as last year and reached 1,718 trucks while UD Trucks delivered 1,737 trucks worldwide, a decrease of one percent compared to November last year.
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