8/30/2011 1:00:00 PM
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Volvo ABâ€™s North American truck sales rose 51% in July from a year ago to 2,553 units, the company said Tuesday.
Worldwide deliveries for all the companyâ€™s brands rose 18% to almost 17,000 units for the month, Sweden-based Volvo said in a statement. Just over 12,000 of those were heavy-duty trucks, a 22% increase.
Volvo AB is the parent company of Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks.
Volvo Trucksâ€™ North American deliveries rose to 1,632, from 1,094 a year ago, an almost 50% increase.
Mackâ€™s deliveries rose to 831 units from 537, about a 55% jump, the company said.
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