Volvo Trucks receives order for 281 trucks from Sainsbury's

Volvo Trucks receives order for 281 trucks from Sainsbury's Volvo Trucks in the UK has received an order for 281 trucks from the Sainsbury's food retailer chain. Deliveries will begin in the first quarter of 2004. Sainsbury's is one of the leading food retailer chains in the UK, with more than 500 stores and 145,000 employees. The current order comprises Volvo FM12 tractor trucks powered by 380- and 420-hp engines and Volvo FM9 flatbed trucks with 300-hp engines. In addition, six 200-hp Volvo FL models are included in the order. The UK is Volvo Trucks' second largest market worldwide. In 2002, it sold 6,095 vehicles on the British market. December 11, 2003 For further information, please contact Claes Claeson, Volvo Trucks, tel +46 31-66 39 08 or 0708-36 39 08 Volvo Trucks sells trucks and transport solutions, specialized in heavy trucks with total weights above 16 tons. The company's products are marketed in more than 130 countries. Volvo Trucks 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. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/12/11/20031211BIT20030/wkr0001.pdf eng pdf http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/12/11/20031211BIT20030/wkr0003.doc eng doc

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