Volvo: Truck deliveries in February 2014

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--()--Regulatory News:

Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s (STO:VOLVA)(STO:VOLVB) truck operations in February 2014 amounted to 15,689 vehicles. This was an increase of 28% compared with the year-earlier month.

Volvo Group

Total deliveries by market for all brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault Trucks, UD and Eicher):

Delivered Units   February

 

 

Change

 

Year-to date

 

Change

Volvo Group 2014   2013 2014   2013
Europe 5 654 4 939 14% 10 737 9 314 15%
Western Europe 4 290 3 757 14% 8 240 7 380 12%
Eastern Europe 1 364 1 182 15% 2 497 1 934 29%
North America 3 896 2 519 55% 8 074 4 481 80%
South America 2 505 1 903 32% 4 085 3 514 16%
Asia 2 406 1 820 32% 4 263 3 647 17%
Other markets 1 228 1 091 13% 2 142 2 107 2%
Total Volvo Group 15 689 12 272 28% 29 301 23 063 27%
Light duty (< 7t) 914 840 9% 1 567 1 735 -10%
Medium duty (7-16t) 1 035 1 241 -17% 2 032 2 307 -12%
Heavy duty (>16t) 13 740 10 191 35% 25 702 19 021 35%
Total Volvo Group 15 689 12 272 28% 29 301 23 063 27%
Non-consolidated operations
Eicher (100%) 2 269 3 041 -25% 4 413 6 250 -29%
DND (100%) 2 9 -78% 2 30 -93%
Total Volumes 17 960 15 322 17% 33 716 29 343 15%
 

Volvo

In February 9,854 Volvo trucks were delivered, an increase of 45% compared with the same month last year.

In Europe 3,558 vehicles were delivered during February, up by 38% compared with February 2013. February 2013 included several down-days in production resulting in fewer production days compared with 2014.

February deliveries in North America increased 69% to 2,412 vehicles in comparison with the same period last year. The increase is partly due to several down-days in February 2013.

February deliveries in South America increased 43% to 2,367 trucks compared with February 2013.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units   February

 

 

Change

 

Year-to-date

 

Change

Volvo 2014   2013 2014   2013
Europe 3 558 2 578 38% 6 932 4 773 45%
Western Europe 2 427 1 625 49% 4 899 3 232 52%
Eastern Europe 1 131 953 19% 2 033 1 541 32%
North America 2 412 1 426 69% 4 845 2 214 119%
South America 2 367 1 653 43% 3 876 3 090 25%
Asia 964 787 22% 1 729 1 606 8%
Other markets 553 363 52% 905 699 29%
Total Volvo 9 854 6 807 45% 18 287 12 382 48%
Medium duty (7-16t) 149 111 34% 296 230 29%
Heavy duty (>16t) 9 705 6 696 45% 17 991 12 152 48%
Total Volvo 9 854 6 807 45% 18 287 12 382 48%

Mack

February deliveries of Mack trucks increased by 25% compared to the same month last year, and reached 1,622 trucks. The increase is partly due to several down-days in February 2013.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units   February

 

 

Change

 

Year-to-date

 

Change

Mack 2014   2013 2014   2013
Europe
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
North America 1 477 1 036 43% 3 210 2 165 48%
South America 62 181 -66% 91 306 -70%
Asia 2 -100% 2 -100%
Other markets 83 79 5% 114 130 -12%
Total Mack 1 622 1 298 25% 3 415 2 603 31%
Heavy duty (>16t) 1 622 1 298 25% 3 415 2 603 31%
Total Mack 1 622 1 298 25% 3 415 2 603 31%

Renault Trucks

In February 2,589 trucks were delivered by Renault Trucks which was a decrease by 10% compared to a year ago due to lowered production following the lower demand from the transition to the new Euro 6 emission regulation and the on-going product renewal.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units   February

 

 

Change

 

Year-to-date

 

Change

Renault Trucks 2014   2013 2014   2013
Europe 2 096 2 361 -11% 3 805 4 541 -16%
Western Europe 1 863 2 132 -13% 3 341 4 148 -19%
Eastern Europe 233 229 2% 464 393 18%
North America 4 13 -69% 10 14 -29%
South America 44 62 -29% 78 102 -24%
Asia 195 149 31% 255 329 -22%
Other markets 250 300 -17% 526 641 -18%
Total Renault Trucks 2 589 2 885 -10% 4 674 5 627 -17%
Light duty (< 7t) 821 776 6% 1 374 1 569 -12%
Medium duty (7-16t) 289 566 -49% 582 1 028 -43%
Heavy duty (>16t) 1 479 1 543 -4% 2 718 3 030 -10%
Total Renault Trucks 2 589 2 885 -10% 4 674 5 627 -17%

UD

In February 2014, UD Trucks delivered 1,624 trucks, which was an increase by 27% compared to February last year.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units   February

 

 

Change

 

Year-to-date

 

Change

UD 2014   2013* 2014   2013
North America 3 44 -93% 9 88 -90%
South America 32 7 357% 40 16 150%
Asia 1 247 882 41% 2 279 1 710 33%
Other markets 342 349 -2% 597 637 -6%
Total UD 1 624 1 282 27% 2 925 2 451 19%
Light duty (< 7t) 93 64 45% 193 166 16%
Medium duty (7-16t) 597 564 6% 1 154 1 049 10%
Heavy duty (>16t) 934 654 43% 1 578 1 236 28%
Total UD 1 624 1 282 27% 2 925 2 451 19%
Non-consolidated operations
DND (100%) 2 9 -78% 2 30 -93%
Total volumes 1 626 1 291 26% 2 927 2 481 18%

Eicher*

Deliveries of Eicher trucks in February decreased by 25% to 2,269 trucks compared to the same month last year.

Deliveries by market area:

Delivered Units   February

 

 

Change

 

Year-to-date

 

Change

Eicher (100%)    
Asia 2 269 3 041 -25% 4 413 6 250 -29%
Total Eicher 2 269 3 041 -25% 4 413 6 250 -29%
Light duty (< 7t) 418 325 29% 802 736 9%
Medium duty (7-16t) 1 238 2 091 -41% 2 530 4 184 -40%
Heavy duty (>16t) 613 625 -2% 1 081 1 330 -19%
Total Eicher 2 269 3 041 -25% 4 413 6 250 -29%

*As of 2013 Eicher is reported under the equity method and consequently sales and deliveries are not consolidated in to the Volvo Group

March 20, 2014

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Contacts

Media Relations
Volvo Group:
Karin Wik, +31 66 12 32
or
Truck brands:
Renault Trucks, Fabrice Piombo, +33 472961220
Mack, Kim Pupillo, +1 336 393 2640
Volvo, Anders Vilhelmsson, +46 31 322 38 79
UD, Per Sundström, +81 80 40 64 92 33
or
Investor Relations:
Christer Johansson, AB Volvo +46 31 661334
Patrik Stenberg, AB Volvo, +46 31 661336
Anders Christensson, AB Volvo, +46 31 661191
John Hartwell, Volvo Group North America, +1 201-252-8844

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Contacts

Media Relations
Volvo Group:
Karin Wik, +31 66 12 32
or
Truck brands:
Renault Trucks, Fabrice Piombo, +33 472961220
Mack, Kim Pupillo, +1 336 393 2640
Volvo, Anders Vilhelmsson, +46 31 322 38 79
UD, Per Sundström, +81 80 40 64 92 33
or
Investor Relations:
Christer Johansson, AB Volvo +46 31 661334
Patrik Stenberg, AB Volvo, +46 31 661336
Anders Christensson, AB Volvo, +46 31 661191
John Hartwell, Volvo Group North America, +1 201-252-8844