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Volvo Trucks Recognizes Top North American Parts Dealer of 2010

Volvo Trucks’ Parts Dealer of the Year award recognizes the accomplishments and performance of North America’s top parts organization.

Volvo Trucks’ Parts Dealer of the Year award recognizes the accomplishments and performance of North America’s top parts organization. Dealers are selected based on sales growth, participation in Volvo’s Logistic Partnership Agreement inventory management program and Aftermarket Edge training program.

Westfall Odell Truck Sales
of Kansas City, Missouri began operations in 1951 and is now the largest Volvo Trucks parts provider in the Midwest.  They offer 24-hour parts and service coverage and house an extensive parts inventory in their 47,000 square-foot warehouse.

“It’s a pleasure to recognize the entire team at Westfall Odell Truck Sales for their outstanding achievement,” said James Chenier, Volvo Trucks vice president, aftermarket sales and marketing. “Driven by their constant focus on maximizing uptime, they continue to provide outstanding customer service through their accessibility, parts availability and knowledgeable service technicians.”

Volvo Trucks North America’s operations and products are guided by the company’s three core values: Quality, Safety and Environmental Care. The Volvo VN and VHD trucks are assembled in the United States at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, while Volvo engines for North America are assembled in Hagerstown, Maryland. Both plants are certified to ISO14001 environmental and ISO9001 quality standards.

Volvo Trucks North America is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services, and one of the world's leading producers of heavy-diesel engines (9-16 liter). The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs more than 90,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells their products in more than 180 markets. Volvo Group sales for 2010 amounted to $36.7 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange and are traded OTC in the U.S.

May 12, 2011

For further information, please contact Brandon Borgna, Volvo Trucks North America, phone 336-393-2143, email brandon.borgna@volvo.com

www.volvotrucks.us.com