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December 19, 2014 1:00 PM, EST

Volvo’s North American Deliveries Rise 21%

Volvo Group’s North American heavy-duty truck deliveries rose 21% in November from the same month last year, the company reported.

Deliveries of its Volvo and Mack brands in North America rose to 5,011 trucks from 4,157 a year ago, Gothenberg, Sweden-based Volvo Group said in a statement.



Volvo brand truck deliveries rose 9% to 2,855 trucks, while Mack’s jumped 41% to 2,156.

Year to date, Volvo truck deliveries are up 32% in North America to 31,057 units, while Mack’s are up 27% to 21,582 over the comparable period last year.

“Deliveries in North America increased . . . thanks to a continuously high demand due to fleet renewal and a good economic development in general,” Volvo said in a statement.

Worldwide deliveries for all Volvo brands fell 10% in November, to 18,224 units. Heavy-duty units accounted for most of those, slipping 9% to 15,730 trucks.

Volvo Group makes Volvo and Mack trucks in North America and includes the Eicher, UD Trucks and Renault Trucks brands worldwide.