MAHWAH, NJ (2 June 2021) Volvo Car USA set a new sales record in May with 13,221 vehicles, up 38.9% from 2020. This represents Volvo’s 12th consecutive month of annual growth. In addition, since the beginning of the year, the brand’s sales have grown by 56.7%, which is 18,626 vehicles more than in the same period last year.
The share of Recharge models – vehicles with all-electric or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrains – sales continued to rise, accounting for 20.8% of total sales in May. Rechargeable models accounted for 47.7% of all Volvo sales in California.
In the Volvo Cars Americas region, sales grew 44.9 percent in May over the same period last year. At the same time, sales growth in Latin America was 129.3 percent, and in Canada – 67.1 percent.
“Volvo Cars is continuing our transformation. Sustainability remains as important as safety and the increased interest in our Recharge products shows consumers are embracing a greener future,” said Anders Gustafsson, Senior Vice President, Volvo Car Americas and President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “With a full year of growth, Volvo Car USA is focused on maintaining our momentum and growing electrified sales.”
About Volvo Car USA
Volvo Car USA LLC, (www.volvocars.com/us) is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCUSA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States.