Volvo Cars says it set a new sales record globally in 2018, violation a 600 000-unit separator for a initial time in a history.
The Swedish firm’s sales increasing some 12,4 percent to 642 253 vehicles in 2018, adult from a 571 577 units sole in 2017. This outlines a fifth uninterrupted year of record tellurian sales for Volvo Cars.
In 2018, a XC60 was Volvo’s best-selling model, with sales reaching 189 459 units. The XC90 was subsequent with sum sales of 94 182 units, while a V40/V40 Cross Country sum placed third with 77 587 units. The XC40 finished on 75 828 units, while a S90 generated volumes of 57 142 units.
Over a year, sales in a United States grew by 20,6 percent to 98 263 vehicles, while China accounted for 130 593 units (up 14,1 percent). Europe also reported a clever performance, with sales adult 6,4 percent to 317 838 cars over a 12 months.
And in South Africa? Well, a mark of maths suggests Volvo Cars SA managed to register a sum of 2 424 units in a initial eleven months of 2018 (we’re still watchful for Naamsa to recover total for December), with a rise of 325 units in September.
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