In April 9,365 Volvo trucks were delivered, a decrease of 2% compared with the same month last year.
In Europe 3,504 vehicles were delivered during April, up by 3% compared with April 2013.
Demand in North America continued to be good and deliveries increased by 17% to 2,760 vehicles in comparison with the same period last year. Production will moderately increase at the end of the second quarter to meet increased demand.
April deliveries in South America decreased by 30% to 1,595 trucks compared with April 2013. The decrease is a consequence of lower demand as well as inventory reduction in the dealer channel. Production rates in Brazil have been reduced during the second quarter.
Deliveries for Mack in April totaled 2,177 vehicles, a 4 percent increase compared with April 2013. Production will be moderately increased at the end of the second quarter to meet increased demand.
In April 3,338 trucks were delivered by Renault Trucks which was a decrease by 6% compared to a year ago.
In April 2014, UD Trucks delivered 1,474 trucks, which was an increase by 10% compared to April last year.
Deliveries of Eicher trucks in April decreased by 14% to 2,348 trucks compared to the same month last year.
*As of 2013 Eicher is reported under the equity method and consequently sales and deliveries are not consolidated in to the Volvo Group.
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Reporters, who would like more information, please contact:
Karin Wik, +31 66 12 32
Renault Trucks, Fabrice Piombo, +33 472961220
Mack, Kim Pupillo, +1 336 393 2640
Volvo, Anders Vilhelmsson, +46 31 322 38 79
UD, Per Sundström, +81 80 40 64 92 33
Christer Johansson, AB Volvo +46 31 661334
John Hartwell, Volvo Group North America, +1 201-252-8844