Volvo Car Group sales rise 8.3 pct in July

Volvo Cars’ global sales up 8.3 per cent, strong growth in China and Europe.

Global sales of 36,438 cars, up 8.3 per cent versus July last year
China sales up 47,8 per cent
Volvo Cars’ thirteenth consecutive month of growth
Year-to-date sales of 265,451 cars, an increase of 9.3 per cent versus 2013 volvocar

The positive momentum continued for Volvo Cars in July with retail sales of 36,438 cars, up 8.3 per cent compared to the same month last year, driven by a strong performance in several key markets.

China retains its position as Volvo Cars’ largest market with July sales amounting to 6,858 cars, up 47.8 per cent versus last year. The Volvo S60L sedan was the main growth driver while the Volvo XC60 crossover was the best-selling model.

Another highlight was Sweden where Volvo Cars outperformed the market selling 4,100 cars, up 25.8 per cent from last year. Demand for Volvo’s XC-range carlines continues to be the main driver of growth while the Volvo V70 and V60 were the two best selling cars.

Source: Volvo Car Group

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