17/06/2013

Truck deliveries in May 2013



by Press release - AB Volvo

Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in May 2013 amounted to 16,732 vehicles. This was a decrease of 9% compared with the year-earlier month.

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

Delivered Units

May

Change

Year-to date

Change

Volvo Group

2013

2012*

                            

2013

2012

 

Europe

6 277

7 481

-16%

27 827

34 254

-19%

    Western Europe

4 952

5 664

-13%

21 888

26 694

-18%

    Eastern Europe

1 325

1 817

-27%

5 939

7 560

-21%

North America

4 228

4 677

-10%

16 172

22 237

-27%

South America

2 540

1 982

28%

11 092

8 749

27%

Asia

2 383

2 619

-9%

10 514

12 884

-18%

Other markets

1 304

1 646

-21%

6 115

7 209

-15%

Total Volvo Group

16 732

18 405

-9%

71 720

85 333

-16%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

1 130

1 235

-9%

5 146

6 692

-23%

Medium duty (7-16t)

1 284

1 933

-34%

6 184

8 795

-30%

Heavy duty (>16t)

14 318

15 237

-6%

60 390

69 846

-14%

Total Volvo Group

16 732

18 405

-9%

71 720

85 333

-16%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-consolidated operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Eicher (100%)

2 419

2 607

-7%

15 255

17 806

-14%

  DND (100%)

57

51

12%

134

216

-38%

Total Volumes

19 208

21 063

-9%

87 109

103 355

-16%


*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 May 9,689 Volvo trucks were delivered, an increase of 4% compared with the same month last year.

In Europe 3,556 vehicles were delivered during May, down 11% compared with May 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.

May deliveries in North America increased 10% to 2,416 vehicles in comparison with the same period in 2012.  

Deliveries for South America increased 30% in May to 2,178 commercial vehicles compared with May 2012. May deliveries in Brazil increased 40% to 1,750 trucks compared with May 2012.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

May

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Volvo

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Europe

3 556

3 987

-11%

14 937

17 487

-15%

    Western Europe

2 410

2 607

-8%

9 919

11 761

-16%

    Eastern Europe

1 146

1 380

-17%

5 018

5 726

-12%

North America

2 416

2 201

10%

8 739

11 130

-21%

South America

2 178

1 681

30%

9 754

7 355

33%

Asia

1 078

843

28%

4 779

4 315

11%

Other markets

461

573

-20%

2 103

2 461

-15%

Total Volvo

9 689

9 285

4%

40 312

42 748

-6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medium duty (7-16t)

129

165

-22%

590

731

-19%

Heavy duty (>16t)

9 560

9 120

5%

39 722

42 017

-5%

Total Volvo

9 689

9 285

4%

40 312

42 748

-6%


Mack
Deliveries for Mack in May totaled 2,133 vehicles, a 21% decrease compared with May 2012.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

May

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Mack

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Europe

 

 

 

1

 

 

    Western Europe

 

 

 

1

 

 

    Eastern Europe

 

 

 

 

 

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North America

1 778

2 426

-27%

7 184

10 806

-34%

South America

259

184

41%

966

892

8%

Asia

1

12

-92%

7

16

-56%

Other markets

95

65

46%

390

477

-18%

Total Mack

2 133

2 687

-21%

8 548

12 191

-30%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heavy duty (>16t)

2 133

2 687

-21%

8 548

12 191

-30%

Total Mack

2 133

2 687

-21%

8 548

12 191

-30%


Renault Trucks
In May, 3,414 Renault trucks were delivered, a decrease of 25% compared with May 2012.

Deliveries for Europe declined by 22% in May to 2,721vehicles. In Western Europe, deliveries were down by 17%.

On June 12, Renault Trucks announced a complete renewal of its product portfolio with the introduction of the new long distance T range and the new C and K ranges of construction trucks as well as the new D range of distribution trucks.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

May

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Renault Trucks

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Europe

2 721

3 494

-22%

12 889

16 767

-23%

    Western Europe

2 542

3 057

-17%

11 968

14 933

-20%

    Eastern Europe

179

437

-59%

921

1 834

-50%

North America

19

18

6%

50

55

-9%

South America

93

98

-5%

325

433

-25%

Asia

209

388

-46%

842

1 531

-45%

Other markets

372

572

-35%

1 763

2 170

-19%

Total Renault Trucks

3 414

4 570

-25%

15 869

20 956

-24%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

1 032

1 097

-6%

4 620

5 961

-22%

Medium duty (7-16t)

512

741

-31%

2 696

3 086

-13%

Heavy duty (>16t)

1 870

2 732

-32%

8 553

11 909

-28%

Total Renault Trucks

3 414

4 570

-25%

15 869

20 956

-24%



UD
Deliveries from UD Trucks in May 2013 decreased by 20% to 1,496 vehicles compared to May 2012.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

May

Change

Year-to-date

Change

UD

2013

2012*

 

2013

2012

 

North America

15

32

-53%

199

246

-19%

South America

10

19

-47%

47

69

-32%

Asia

1 095

1 376

-20%

4 886

7 022

-30%

Other markets

376

436

-14%

1 859

2 101

-12%

Total UD

1 496

1 863

-20%

6 991

9 438

-26%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

98

138

-29%

526

731

-28%

Medium duty (7-16t)

643

1 027

-37%

2 898

4 978

-42%

Heavy duty (>16t)

755

698

8%

3 567

3 729

-4%

Total UD

1 496

1 863

-20%

6 991

9 438

-26%

 

 

 

 

Non-consolidated operations

 

 

 

  DND (100%)

57

51

12%

134

216

-38%

Total volumes

1 553

1 914

-19%

7 125

9 654

-26%


*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 May decreased by 7% to 2,419 trucks compared to the same month last year.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units

May

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Eicher (100%)

2013

2012

 

2013

2012

 

Asia

2 419

2 607

-7%

15 255

17 806

-14%

Total Eicher

2 419

2 607

-7%

15 255

17 806

-14%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

397

306

30%

2 003

2 168

-8%

Medium duty (7-16t)

1 564

1 695

-8%

9 939

11 861

-16%

Heavy duty (>16t)

458

606

-24%

3 313

3 777

-12%

Total Eicher

2 419

2 607

-7%

15 255

17 806

-14%


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

June 17, 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 66 13 36
John Hartwell, Volvo Group North America, +1 201-252-8844



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