Volvo on course for record year | Industry - Car News Nov 2018

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15:49 Monday 05 Nov 2018

Sales of Volvo Cars continue to rise, with the company reporting double-digit growth last month.

Sales were up by 11.8% in October, as Volvo Cars powers towards its fifth consecutive year of record growth.  A total of 53,509 Volvo cars were sold globally last month, with growth in all key markets including Europe, the USA, and China.  The strongest growth came in Europe where, off the back of high demand for the XC60 and XC40 models, sales were up by 12.2% compared to October 2018.

In the first 10 months of 2018 Volvo Cars sold 526,062 cars, which represents 14% growth and puts the company on course to beat the record 571,577 cars sold last year.  The XC60 has been Volvo’s biggest seller in 2018, with 152,895 cars sold worldwide so far, followed by the XC90 with 77,625 cars, the Volvo V40 range with 65,238 cars, the XC40 sold a total of 58,111 cars, and the S90 with 47,811 units sold.

 

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