2014 UD Trucks Delivery

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | Print Download

Increase in Japanese truck sales driving growth

UD Trucks posted total delivery of 21,638 units, up 13.6% compared to the previous year. Japan delivery performed especially well with a total of 11,257 units delivered, an 18.1% increase compared to the previous year. As background, increasing market demand and implementation of the “Retail Excellence” program by Japan Sales Division in 2012 resulted in an increase in unit sales per employee.

Market-Specific Units Sold (Factory Figures)
Sales Performance                                  2013          2014        (Compared to 2013)
 Central and South America                       273  435
 Asia                                                       14,238
                                           Japan             9,535
                             Southeast Asia            3,636
                                            Other            1,067
Oceania                                                       926
 Africa                                                      3,452
 Total                                                      19,047

Central and South America
The market is performing well and posted a 59.3% increase in delivery compared to the previous year with 435 units sold.

Asia posted a total delivery increase of 15% with 16,377 units. However, South East Asian countries including Indonesia and Thailand have posted a 13.8% decrease in delivery compared to the previous year with 3,135 units sold.

Oceania has posted an increase of 15.3% compared to the previous year with 1,068 units delivered.

Africa has seen an increase in market demand and posted an increase of 8.9% compared to the previous year with 3,758 units sold.

For further information, please contact

Media Relations, Etsuko Kurihashi, etsuko.kurihashi@volvo.com

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UD Trucks is a transport solution provider, specialized in fuel efficiency and uptime. It sells and serves light, medium and heavy duty trucks as well as special vehicles. UD Trucks was established in Japan in 1935 and became part of the Volvo Group in 2007. With its headquarters located in Ageo, Japan, UD Trucks supports sales and services in more than 60 countries through a worldwide network.