Deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group to date this year declined 3%, compared with the year-earlier period.

Mack Trucks was down 23% and Renault Trucks declined by 7%. However, Volvo Trucks posted an increase of 8%.

On a 12-month rolling basis, total order bookings for the truck brands were up 3% compared with the preceding year, with Europe 1% lower and North America down 2%.