Globally, Volvo Trucks’ deliveries in October were 68% higher than in the corresponding month last year.

The company said that deliveries to Europe amounted to 3,442 trucks, 90% up compared to the year earlier period. Year to date 22,287 trucks were delivered in Europe, which is up 39% from last year.

In South America the deliveries in October are up 38%, supported by growing domestic markets. Demand continues to be strong in Brazil, and increased deliveries to Peru, Argentina and Chile were also recorded during October. So far this year, deliveries in South America have increased by 91% to 14,917 trucks.

In North America deliveries are put at 9,488 trucks year-to-date (55% up on last year), with 1,651 trucks delivered during October (93% up on last year).

Deliveries in Asia are up 76% year-to-date, and 48% up for the isolated month.

Delivered Units

Volvo Trucks

Change

Year-to-Date

 

Change

Volvo Trucks

2010

2009

 

         2010

         2009

 

Europe

3 442

1 810

90%

22 287

16 091

39%

    Western Europe

2 746

1 467

87%

17 569

13 772

28%

    Eastern Europe

696

343

103%

4 718

2 319

103%

North America

1 651

855

93%

9 488

6 126

55%

South America

1 582

1 150

38%

14 917

7 811

91%

Asia

895

606

48%

7 899

4 493

76%

    Middle East

560

266

111%

4 910

2 283

115%

    Other Asia

335

340

-1%

2 989

2 210

35%

Other markets

429

331

30%

3 490

3 246

8%

Total Volvo Trucks

7 999

4 752

68%

58 081

37 767

54%

Medium duty (7-16t)

129

182

-29%

1 431

1 242

15%

Heavy duty (>16t)

7 870

4 570

72%

56 650

36 525

55%

Total Volvo Trucks

7 999

4 752

68%

58 081

37 767

54%

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