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Truck deliveries January-May 2006

Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group's three truck companies increased 2% through May this year, compared with the year-earlier period.
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Deliveries from Mack rose 11%, while deliveries from Renault Trucks were up 7%. Deliveries from Volvo Trucks decreased 4% 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

49 795

44 454

12%

    Western Europe

43 172

39 793

8%

    Eastern Europe

6 623

4 661

42%

North America

29 678

26 247

13%

South America

4 123

4 307

-4%

Asia

4 731

11 979

-61%

    Middle East

3 084

10 325

-70%

    Other Asia

1 647

1 654

0%

Other markets

4 054

3 504

16%

Total Volvo Group

92 381

90 491

2%


June 26, 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:
Christer Johansson, AB Volvo, +46 31 66 13 34

For the full report see attachment.