Volvo Truck Deliveries Dip
Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group’s three truck companies
decreased 6% in January this year, compared with the year-earlier period.
Deliveries from Mack were down 47%, while deliveries from Renault Trucks
were down 22%. Deliveries from Volvo Trucks increased 30% compared with the year-earlier period.
Volvo noted that truck deliveries are not the same as retail sales. Deliveries are the trucks which during January 2007 were either transferred to dealer inventories or delivered directly to customers.
Volvo’s deliveries in January totaled 7786 vehicles, up 30% compared with the year-earlier period. In
Not all was completely rosy however, as deliveries from Mack in January totaled 1623 units, down 47% from the corresponding period a year ago. The pace of Mack's deliveries has slowed due to the downward production adjustment made to meet lower demand in 2007, the company said.