Volvo Cars continued to gain momentum globally in July and posted a 9.3% increase in retail sales for the month, selling 41,681 cars.
Sales of the new Volvo XC90 were the main growth driver globally, while the XC60 continues to be the best-selling model overall.
Global growth for the first seven months was 10.3%. The US was Volvo’s biggest market in July, reporting a sales increase of 52.3% versus the same month last year. Retail sales amounted to 8,556 cars. The new Volvo XC90 was its best-selling model in the US with the XC60 in second place.
Sales of Volvo cars in China amounted to 6,171 cars in July, up 5.8% versus the same month last year. The best-selling cars were the locally produced Volvo XC60 and S60L models.
Sales in Europe as a whole amounted to 20,502 cars, up 0.1%. The Volvo XC60 was the best-selling model in Europe while the new XC90 represented most of the growth for the month.
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