Truck deliveries January-November 2004
Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group’s three truck companies increased 24% through November this year, compared with the year-earlier period. Deliveries from Mack rose 33%, while deliveries from Renault Trucks were up 16%. Deliveries from Volvo Trucks increased 28% during the period.
“The very high pace of deliveries continues in all markets. Our market projections remain valid, but in November we did note a lower order intake in Europe”, says Volvo CEO Leif Johansson. During the past 12 months, order bookings for the Group’s truck operations were 37% higher compared with the preceding year. Orders were up 9% in Europe, while the increase in North America was 105%. For full report see attachment. December 16, 2004 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: Fredrik Brunell, AB Volvo, +46 31 66 11 91