Volvo Reports Four Percent Growth In August By: Volvo Volvo Reports Four Percent Growth in August
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (September 1, 2017) - Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 7,994 vehicles for the month of August, a 4.1 percent increase versus August 2016. The month was led by the XC90 with 2,869 sales, followed by the XC60 with 2,218 current generation and 303 of the first arriving all-new vehicles.
'August brought the increased availability of carlines we have been anticipating and the arrivals of the first all-new XC60 vehicles,' said Lex Kerssemakers, President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. 'This, coupled with strong programs in place, will allow us to carry the positive momentum for the remainder of the year, resulting in growth for 2017.'
Volvo is implementing a sweeping $11 billion transformation plan that has involved the development of its own modular vehicle architecture, a new engine range, global manufacturing capability, a completely renewed product range and world leading developments in safety, autonomous driving and connectivity.