June 17, 2013
Volvo Group said Monday its North American truck deliveries fell 10 percent in May from a the year before.
Deliveries of Volvo and Mack branded trucks in North America dipped to 4,228 units, down from 4,677 a year ago, the Sweden-based truck maker said in a statement.
The deficit can mostly be pinned on the Mack division, as Volvo branded North American deliveries climbed 10 percent to 2,416 trucks. Mack slid 27 percent to 1,778.
Volvo says year-to-date North American deliveries settled 27 percent below a year ago, at 16,172 units.
A limited number of UD Trucks and Renault trucks make up the balance of the North American total.
Worldwide heavy-duty truck deliveries for all Volvo brands fell 9 percent in May to 16,732 units, with heavy-duty trucks falling 6 percent to 14,318.
Volvo brand heavy-duty truck deliveries rose 5% worldwide in May to 9,560 units, while Mack’s fell 21% to 2,133.