Truck deliveries
18/09/2013

Truck deliveries in August 2013



by Press release - AB Volvo

Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in August 2013 amounted to 12,864 vehicles. This was a decrease of 4% compared with the year-earlier month.

Volvo Group
Total deliveries by market for all brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault Trucks, UD and Eicher):

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to date

Change

Volvo Group

2013

2012*

                            

2013

2012

Europe

3 774

4 617

-18%

45 457

53 345

-15%

    Western Europe

2 921

3 133

-7%

35 576

40 351

-12%

    Eastern Europe

853

1 484

-43%

9 881

12 994

-24%

North America

3 188

3 287

-3%

28 041

34 394

-18%

South America

2 598

2 326

12%

18 843

14 640

29%

Asia

2 137

2 137

 

17 572

20 447

-14%

Other markets

1 167

1 083

8%

10 250

11 326

-10%

Total Volvo Group

12 864

13 450

-4%

120 163

134 152

-10%

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

562

833

-33%

8 015

10 264

-22%

Medium duty (7-16t)

1 108

1 217

-9%

10 361

13 396

-23%

Heavy duty (>16t)

11 194

11 400

-2%

101 787

110 492

-8%

Total Volvo Group

12 864

13 450

-4%

120 163

134 152

-10%

Non-consolidated operations

  Eicher (100%)

2 373

3 067

-23%

22 399

26 476

-15%

  DND (100%)

17

31

-45%

162

321

-50%

Total Volumes

15 254

16 548

-8%

142 724

160 949

-11%


*Restated for new accounting rules, effective January 1, 2013, where 50/50 joint-ventures are consolidated using the equity method instead of the proportionate method.

Volvo
In August 7,590 Volvo trucks were delivered, an increase of 6% compared with the same month last year.

In Europe 2,204 vehicles were delivered during August, down by 4% compared with August 2012. An extensive product renewal is under way with five new truck models; Volvo FH, Volvo FM, Volvo FMX, Volvo FE and Volvo FL. All the new models include innovations and features that make the driver’s job easier and more efficient.

August deliveries in North America decreased 2% to 1,708 vehicles in comparison with the same period last year.

August deliveries in South America increased 19% to 2,368 trucks compared with August 2012. Deliveries in Brazil increased 17% to 2,032 compared with the same period last year.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Volvo

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

Europe

2 204

2 306

-4%

25 084

27 188

-8%

    Western Europe

1 539

1 316

17%

16 832

17 541

-4%

    Eastern Europe

665

990

-33%

8 252

9 647

-14%

North America

1 708

1 745

-2%

15 565

17 646

-12%

South America

2 368

1 992

19%

16 820

12 320

37%

Asia

858

753

14%

7 616

6 925

10%

Other markets

452

353

28%

3 585

3 846

-7%

Total Volvo

7 590

7 149

6%

68 670

67 925

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medium duty (7-16t)

88

104

-15%

1 043

1 128

-8%

Heavy duty (>16t)

7 502

7 045

6%

67 627

66 797

1%

Total Volvo

7 590

7 149

6%

68 670

67 925

1%


Mack

Deliveries for Mack in August totaled 1,730 vehicles, an 8% decrease compared with August 2012.
 
Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Mack

2013

2012

2013

2012

Europe

 

15

-100%

1

26

-96%

    Western Europe

 

 

 

1

 

 

    Eastern Europe

 

15

-100%

 

26

-100%

North America

1 456

1 493

-2%

12 167

16 320

-25%

South America

164

295

-44%

1 382

1 542

-10%

Asia

2

1

100%

14

30

-53%

Other markets

108

86

26%

637

755

-16%

Total Mack

1 730

1 890

-8%

14 201

18 673

-24%

Heavy duty (>16t)

1 730

1 890

-8%

14 201

18 673

-24%

Total Mack

1 730

1 890

-8%

14 201

18 673

-24%

 

Renault Trucks
In August 2,008 trucks were delivered by Renault Trucks which was a decrease by 30% compared to a year ago. In Western Europe, deliveries decreased by 24% while deliveries in Eastern Europe were down by 61%

In June, Renault Trucks launched a completely new truck program, with four different truck series; the T-series for long haulage, the C-series for construction, the K-series for heavy construction and the D-series for distribution. Production of certain models of the new ranges has started and the first deliveries are expected in September.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Renault Trucks

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

Europe

1 570

2 296

-32%

20 372

26 131

-22%

    Western Europe

1 382

1 817

-24%

18 743

22 810

-18%

    Eastern Europe

188

479

-61%

1 629

3 321

-51%

North America

12

3

300%

86

57

51%

South America

58

23

152%

541

687

-21%

Asia

94

289

-67%

1 387

2 517

-45%

Other markets

274

260

5%

3 081

3 498

-12%

Total Renault Trucks

2 008

2 871

-30%

25 467

32 890

-23%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

412

686

-40%

7 128

8 993

-21%

Medium duty (7-16t)

283

358

-21%

4 254

4 596

-7%

Heavy duty (>16t)

1 313

1 827

-28%

14 085

19 301

-27%

Total Renault Trucks

2 008

2 871

-30%

25 467

32 890

-23%


UD

In August 2013, UD Trucks delivered  1,536 trucks, which was on the same level as  compared to August last year.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to-date

Change

UD

2013

2012*

2013

2012

North America

12

46

-74%

223

371

-40%

South America

8

16

-50%

100

91

10%

Asia

1 183

1 094

8%

8 555

10 975

-22%

Other markets

333

384

-13%

2 947

3 227

-9%

Total UD

1 536

1 540

0%

11 825

14 664

-19%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

150

147

2%

887

1 271

-30%

Medium duty (7-16t)

737

755

-2%

5 064

7 672

-34%

Heavy duty (>16t)

649

638

2%

5 874

5 721

3%

Total UD

1 536

1 540

0%

11 825

14 664

-19%

Non-consolidated operations

  DND (100%)

17

31

-45%

162

321

-50%

Total volumes

1 553

1 571

-1%

11 987

14 985

-20%

*Restated for new accounting rules, effective January 1, 2013, where 50/50 joint-ventures are consolidated using the equity method instead of the proportionate method.

Eicher*
Deliveries of Eicher trucks in August decreased by 23% to 2,373 trucks compared to the same month last year.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Eicher (100%)

2013

2012

2013

2012

Asia

2 373

3 067

-23%

22 399

26 476

-15%

Total Eicher

2 373

3 067

-23%

22 399

26 476

-15%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

369

362

2%

3 055

3 219

-5%

Medium duty (7-16t)

1 390

2 077

-33%

14 430

17 725

-19%

Heavy duty (>16t)

614

628

-2%

4 914

5 532

-11%

Total Eicher

2 373

3 067

-23%

22 399

26 476

-15%

*As of 2013 Eicher is reported under the equity method and consequently sales and deliveries are not consolidated in to the Volvo Group.

September 18, 2013

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Reporters who would like more information, please contact:

Media Relations

Volvo Group:
Karin Wik, +46 765-53 10 20
Truck brands:
Renault Trucks, Charlotte Roudovski, +33 4 72 96 29 76
Mack, Kim Pupillo, +1 336 393 2640
Volvo, Anders Vilhelmsson, +46 31 322 38 79
UD, Per Sundström, +81 80 40 64 92 33

Investor Relations:
Christer Johansson, AB Volvo, +46 739 02 25 22
Patrik Stenberg, AB Volvo, +46 31 661336
Anders Christensson, AB Volvo, +46 31 661191
John Hartwell, Volvo Group North America, +1 201-252-8844

 

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