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Truck deliveries in August 2009

Total deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in August amounted to 7,109 vehicles. This was a decrease of 52% compared with the year-earlier period. In addition to continued low demand, deliveries for August were also affected by a prolonged vacation period.
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Total deliveries by market for the Volvo Group’s truck operations (Volvo Trucks, Mack, Renault Trucks, Nissan Diesel and Eicher).

Delivered Units

August

Change

Year-to-date

Change

Volvo Group

2009

2008

 

2009

2008

 

Europe

1 411

5 000

-72%

31 692

86 817

-63%

    Western Europe

1 153

3 418

-66%

28 756

67 061

-57%

    Eastern Europe

258

1 582

-84%

2 936

19 756

-85%

North America

1 267

1 901

-33%

10 133

19 884

-49%

South America

989

1 517

-35%

7 080

11 671

-39%

Asia

2 637

4 617

-43%

19 915

38 038

-48%

    Middle East

204

1 157

-82%

3 742

10 685

-65%

    Other Asia

2 433

3 460

-30%

16 173

27 353

-41%

Other markets

805

1 676

-52%

9 083

13 189

-31%

Total Volvo Group

7 109

14 711

-52%

77 904

169 599

-54%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light duty (< 7t)

1 290

2 115

-39%

14 267

29 576

-52%

Medium duty (7-16t)

1 437

2 405

-40%

12 627

20 910

-40%

Heavy duty (>16t)

4 383

10 190

-57%

51 011

119 113

-57%

Total Volvo Group

7 109

14 711

-52%

77 904

169 599

-54%

(1) VE Commercial Vehicles Limited was consolidated (50%) into the Volvo Group 1 August 2008.

For the complete version of truck deliveries, see attached document or visit
VolvoGroup.com > investors > truck deliveries

September 15, 2009

Reporters who would like more information, please contact:
Mårten Wikforss, AB Volvo, +46 31 66 11 27 or +46 705 59 11 49

Investor Relations:
Christer Johansson, AB Volvo, tel +46 31 66 13 34
Patrik Stenberg, AB Volvo, tel +46 31 66 13 36
Anders Christensson, AB Volvo, tel +46 31 66 11 91
John Hartwell, Volvo Group North America, tel +1 212 418 7432