The high demand also continued in South America and Brazil reached an all-time high in August deliveries. Sales increases were noted for Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo VM. Also, Volvo Trucks leading market position in the heavy segment in Brazil continued during August. In total, deliveries in South America rose by 65 percent to 2,471 trucks, compared with the year earlier period.
In North America, deliveries in August rose by 74 percent to 2,105 vehicles, despite some disruptions due to production component shortages being experienced across the industry.
In South Africa, truck deliveries had a positive development in August and reached 170 trucks in total. Volvo Trucks service-and dealer network in the region has experienced a strong development recently.