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Truck deliveries January-July 2006

Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group’s three truck companies increased 3% through July this year, compared with the year-earlier period.
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Deliveries from Mack rose 7%, while deliveries from Renault Trucks were up 10%. Deliveries from Volvo Trucks decreased 3% during the period.

Total deliveries by market for the Volvo Group’s truck companies (Mack, Renault Trucks and Volvo Trucks):

Delivered Units

Year-to-Date

Change

Volvo Group

2006

2005

 

Europe

68 663

60 853

13%

    Western Europe

59 116

54 072

9%

    Eastern Europe

9 547

6 781

41%

North America

41 954

37 025

13%

South America

6 612

6 452

2%

Asia

6 686

16 548

-60%

    Middle East

4 305

14 278

-70%

    Other Asia

2 381

2 270

5%

Other markets

5 739

5 123

12%

Total Volvo Group

129 654

126 001

3%

For the full report, see attachments.

August 28, 2006

For further information, please contact:

Media Relations:
Bernard Lancelot, Renault Trucks, +33 4 72 96 27 59
Bob Martin, Mack, +1 (610) 709-2670
Claes Claeson, Volvo Trucks, +46 31-66 39 08

Investor Relations:
Joakim Wahlström, AB Volvo, +46 31 66 11 91
Christer Johansson, AB Volvo, +46 31 66 13 34