30.5% growth in September 2011
Swedish carmaker Volvo has just announced that they have enjoyed a 30.5 % increase in sales overall for September 2011, marking the month as their best ever in terms of sales.
Total sales from January to September 2011 totaled to 333,865 cars; a 22.5 percent increase from the same period last year. Sweden remained the top selling market while Volvo Car Overseas Corporation (VCOC), where Volvo Philippines is a part of, also did very well as a whole with a growth of 49.6 percent. China more than doubled its September figure from 2010 to 4, 765 cars with the S60 and XC60 as main drivers while Japan also penciled in a 65 percent increase in sales.
The world's first car that can stop itself - the Volvo XC60 remains to be the No. 1 Volvo model in the global sales statistics, followed by the Volvo S60, V60, XC90 and V50. In the Philippines, the Volvo XC60 now comes in three variants starting with a 2.0L 240 hp T5 engine, a 2.4L 205 hp turbo diesel engine and a 3.0L 304 hp T6.
"We are looking forward to an optimistic last quarter and an even more dynamic 2012 with the introduction of new models and variants that will make it possible for us to compete in segments where we were not present in before," said Rose Dimalanta, 1st executive Vice President of Volvo Philippines. "Plans of expanding the network is also underway in our effort to share with the market the new breed of sleek, smart and strong Volvos."
Volvo Philippines also announced a wave of new promos and packages for their customers and clients, with downpayment offers as low as PhP 250,000 with a 5-year warranty, free roadsite assistance, LTO registration (3 years), comprehensive insurance (1 year) and free chattel mortgage.