MADRID, 2 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The automobile company Volvo Cars sold 54,317 cars in the month of October, which represents an increase of 6.9% compared to the same month of the previous year, although it accumulates a fall of 16.9% in the first ten months of the year, with 483,304 units, according to data published by the company this Wednesday.
The company has highlighted that demand remains "robust", especially in its Recharge range of pure electric and plug-in hybrids.
In fact, the Recharge range accounted for 36.8% of sales last month, while electric vehicles accounted for 15% of the total.
In Europe alone, Volvo sold 22,030 vehicles in October, 0.4% less than October 2021, and with the Recharge range as the protagonist, accounting for 64.9% of total sales in the region.
In the United States, for its part, the company registered 9,478 vehicles, which represents an increase of 8.9% compared to the same month of the previous year, although in this country Recharge vehicles only accounted for 26.7% of the total.
Sales in China increased 36.7% in October, reaching 15,048 units. Recharge vehicles in the Asian giant represented 6.1% of the total, far from the proportions registered in Europe and the United States.
The best-selling model was the XC60 with 17,531 vehicles, compared to 15,399 in the same period of the previous month, followed by the XC40 and XC90, with 14,883 and 7,651 units, respectively.