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August 2016: Volvo Car USA, LLC

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Volvo Posts Fourteen Months of Consecutive Double Digit Sales Growth

ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Sept. 1, 2016) - Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 7,682 vehicles, a 30.9 percent increase versus August 2015 and marking the fourteenth consecutive month the company posted double digit sales growth. Year-to-date sales are up 29.5 percent year-over-year.
 
Sales for the month of August were led by the award-winning XC90 luxury SUV with 2,859 vehicles sold. The XC60 followed in the second spot with 1,847 vehicles sold.
 
“In addition to strong XC90 sales, we are now seeing the first S90 sedans starting to arrive to our dealerships,” said Lex Kerssemakers, President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “Today also marks the start of our national advertising campaign for S90, ‘Song of the Open Road’ which will continue the momentum on our transformation journey.”

Models August 2016 August 2015 % Year To Date 2016 Year To Date 2015 %
S60 1,109 1,473 -24.7 % 8,755 11,283 -22.4 %
S60 CC 40 50 -20.0 % 400 50 700.0 %
S80 99 60 65.0 % 500 1,018 -50.9 %
S90 194 0 100.0 % 451 0 100.0 %
V60 342 289 18.3 % 2,459 3,157 -22.1 %
V60 CC 414 273 51.6 % 1,878 1,766 6.3 %
XC60 1,847 2,361 -21.8 % 12,770 16,417 -22.2 %
XC70 778 445 74.8 % 3,919 3,497 12.1 %
XC90 0 0 - - 112 -
All-New XC90 2,859 918 211.4 % 21,760 3,547 513.5 %
C70 0 0 - - 7 -

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