Truck deliveries in February 2015

Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in February 2015 amounted to 15,456 vehicles. This was a decrease of 1% compared with the year-earlier month. 

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Deliveries in North America increased by 32% in February thanks to a continuously high demand due to fleet renewal and a good economic development in general. Deliveries in Europe increased by 13%, the increase was mainly due to higher deliveries of Renault Trucks (+35%). Deliveries declined by 73% in South America, primarily due to lower deliveries in Brazil where a slow economic development combined with more stringent financing terms for buying trucks has significantly reduced demand. In Asia truck deliveries decreased by 9%.

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

Delivered trucks February Change in % Year to date Change in %
Volvo Group 2015 2014 2015 2014
Europe 6,378 5,654 13    11,525  10,737 7  
Western Europe 5,352 4,290 25   9,661  8,240 17  
Eastern Europe 1,026 1,364 -25   1,864  2,497 -25  
North America 5,146 3,896 32   9,899 8,074 23  
South America 672 2,505 -73   1,213 4,085 -70  
Asia 2,190 2,406 -9   4,108 4,263 -4  
Other markets 1,070 1,228 -13   1,782 2,142 -17  
Total trucks - Volvo Group 15,456 15,689 -1    28,527   29,301 -3  
Heavy duty (>16 tons) 13,075 13,740 -5   24,114   25,702 -6  
Medium duty (7-16 tons) 1,107 1,035 7   2,105 2,032 4  
Light duty ( 1,274 914 39   2,308 1,567 47  
Total trucks - Volvo Group 15,456 15,689 -1    28,527   29,301 -3  
Non-consolidated operations (100%)
VE Commercial Vehicles (Eicher) 2,541 2,301 10    5,030 4,475 12  
Dongvo (Hangzhou) Truck Company (UD) 8 2 300   14 2 600  
Dongfeng Commerical Vehicle Company (Dongfeng)* 9,938 - - 9,938 - -
Total trucks - non-consolidated operations 12,487 2,303 442   14,982  4,477 235  
Heavy duty (>16 tons) 7,488 647 1,057   8,180 1,145 614  
Medium duty (7-16 tons) 4,717 1,238 281   6,165 2,530 144  
Light duty ( 282 418 -33   637 802 -21  
Total trucks - non-consolidated operations 12,487 2,303 442   14,982  4,477 235  
Total trucks deliveries 27,943   17,992 55   43,509   33,778 29  
* As of February 2015
Delivered trucks February Change in % Year to date Change in %
Volvo Trucks 2015 2014 2015 2014
Europe 3,541 3,558 -0   6,463 6,932 -7  
Western Europe 2,711 2,427 12   4,972 4,899 1  
Eastern Europe 830 1,131 -27   1,491 2,033 -27  
North America 3,128 2,412 30   5,861 4,845 21  
South America 558 2,367 -76   993 3,876 -74  
Asia 919 964 -5   1,630 1,729 -6  
Other markets 417 553 -25   640 905 -29  
Total Volvo Trucks 8,563 9,854 -13   15,587   18,287 -15  
Heavy duty (>16 tons) 8,341 9,705 -14   15,208   17,991 -15  
Medium duty (7-16 tons) 222 149 49   379 296 28  
Light duty ( - - - - - -
Total Volvo Trucks 8,563 9,854 -13   15,587   18,287 -15  
Delivered trucks February Change in % Year to date Change in %
UD Trucks 2015 2014 2015 2014
Europe - - - - - -
    Western Europe - - - - - -
    Eastern Europe - - - - - -
North America 15 3 400   27 9 200  
South America 17 32 -47   32 40 -20  
Asia 1,147 1,247 -9   2,216 2,279 -4  
Other markets 291 342 -15   543 597 -9  
Total UD Trucks 1,470 1,624 -10   2,818  2,925 -4  
Heavy duty (>16 tons) 909 934 -3   1,683 1,578 5  
Medium duty (7-16 tons) 509 597 -15   1,035 1,154 -10  
Light duty ( 52 93 -44   100 193 -48  
Total UD Trucks 1,470 1,624 -10   2,818 2,925 -4  
Delivered trucks February Change in % Year to date Change in %
Renault Trucks 2015 2014 2015 2014
Europe 2,837 2,096 35   5,062 3,805 33  
Western Europe 2,641 1,863 42   4,689 3,341 40  
Eastern Europe 196 233 -16   373 464 -20  
North America 8 4 100   29 10 190  
South America 21 44 -52   30 78 -62  
Asia 104 195 -47   242 255 -5  
Other markets 303 250 21   492 526 -6  
Total Renault Trucks 3,273 2,589 26   5,855 4,674 25  
Heavy duty (>16 tons) 1,675 1,479 13   2,956 2,718 9  
Medium duty (7-16 tons) 376 289 30   691 582 19  
Light duty ( 1,222 821 49   2,208 1,374 61  
Total Renault Trucks 3,273 2,589 26   5,855 4,674 25  
Delivered Trucks February Change in % Year to date Change in %
Mack Trucks 2015 2014 2015 2014
Europe - - - - - -
Western Europe - - - - - -
Eastern Europe - - - - - -
North America 1,995 1,477 35   3,982 3,210 24  
South America 76 62 23   158 91 74  
Asia 20 - - 20 - -
Other markets 59 83 -29   107 114 -6  
Total Mack Trucks 2,150 1,622 33   4,267 3,415 25  
Heavy duty (>16 tons) 2,150 1,622 33   4,267 3,415 25  
Medium duty (7-16 tons) - - - - - -
Light duty ( - - - - - -
Total Mack Trucks 2,150 1,622 33   4,267 3,415 25  

March 19, 2015

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