GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Worldwide deliveries from Volvo Trucks were up by 31 per cent during the second month of the year, report Volvo officials.
A total of 16,135 trucks were delivered worldwide compared with 12,314 vehicles for the same period in 2004, they say. On the North American market, the huge demand for trucks continued, with deliveries up by 63per cent to 5,018 vehicles (3,083).
The total number of trucks delivered in Europe was 6,704, an increase of 12 per cent compared with last year, with the UK and France registering increases of 57 per cent and 78 per cent, respectively.
In South America, there was an increase of 10 per cent, to 995 trucks. Figures for the number of trucks delivered in Asia were also up by as much as 59 per cent, to a total of 3,022 vehicles.
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