Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group's three truck companies increased 3% from January through November 2006, compared with the year-earlier period. Deliveries from Mack rose 2%, while deliveries from Renault Trucks were up 7%. Deliveries from Volvo Trucks were up 1% versus the year-earlier period.
Total deliveries by market for the Volvo Group's truck companies (Mack, Renault Trucks, and Volvo Trucks) are:
Deliveries from Mack through November totaled 34,135 units, up 2% from the corresponding period a year ago.
Deliveries through November totalled 71,457 trucks, a rise of 7% versus the year-earlier period. Deliveries in Europe increased by 10%. In the rest of the world the deliveries continued to increase. The highest-selling models were the Renault Premium (+24%) and the Renault Mascott (+22%)
Volvo Trucks' deliveries during the period January-November amounted to 95,458 vehicles, up 1% compared with the year-earlier period. In Eastern Europe, the positive development continued, and deliveries advanced by 42%, primarily in Russia and Poland. In North America, deliveries continued to rise. The number of delivered vehicles totalled 34,050, a gain of 15%.