VOLVO CARS REPORTS 13.9 PER CENT GLOBAL SALES GROWTH IN OCTOBER

VOLVO CARS REPORTS 13.9 PER CENT GLOBAL SALES GROWTH IN OCTOBER

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Volvo Cars posted strong sales in October, with volumes up 13.9 per cent compared with the same period last year.

The company sold 60,959 cars during the month, as China, Europe and the US all reported a growth in sales compared with the same period last year.

The double-digit volume growth in October was driven by continued strong demand for Volvo Cars’ award-winning SUV range, led by the XC60 and followed by the XC40 and XC90. Volvo Cars’ latest models, the V60 estate and the US-built S60 saloon, also contributed to the strong performance.

In the January-to-October period, Volvo Cars sold a total of 568,663 cars, up 8.1 per cent compared with the same period last year.

Sales in China during the month reached 14,039 cars, up 26.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. The strong sales growth in the region was led by the locally produced XC60 and the S90. In the first 10 months of the year, a total of 123,551 cars were sold in China, up 15.2 per cent compared with the same period last year.

US sales stood at 8,807 cars in October, up 20.2 per cent compared with the same period last year. The XC90 was the top-selling model in the region during the month, followed by the XC60 and the locally produced S60 saloon. In the January-to-October period, Volvo Cars sold a total of 86,239 cars, up 6.1 per cent compared with the same period last year.

European sales reached 29,510 cars in the month, up 9.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. The XC40 was the highest-selling model in the region during the month, followed by the XC60 and the new V60 estate. The company sold a total of 277,120 cars in the first 10 months of the year, up 6.4 per cent compared with the same period last year.

A detailed break-up of regional sales is given below.

 

October

 

 

January-October

 

 

2018

2019

Change

2018

2019

Change

Europe

26,892

29,510

9.7%

260,572

277,120

6.4%

China

11,083

14,039

26.7%

107,275

123,551

15.2%

US

7,327

8,807

20.2%

81,256

86,239

6.1%

Other

8,207

8,603

4.8%

76,959

81,753

6.2%

Total

53,509

60,959

13.9%

526,062

568,663

8.1%

In October, the XC60 was the top-selling model, with sales of 18,198 cars (2018: 15,824 cars), followed by the XC40 at 13,450 cars (2018: 9,568 cars) and the XC90 with sales of 8,180 (2018: 7,296 units).

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