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Monday 22 April, 2002

Volvo AB

Statement re. Press Comment



TRUCK DELIVERIES FROM AB VOLVO - MARCH 2002
Deliveries from Volvo's truck operations, which comprises Volvo Trucks,
Mack Trucks, and Renault Trucks, amounted to 33,322 trucks year to date
compared with 42,139 trucks last year, a decrease of 21%. In Europe
deliveries decreased by 24% to 20,821 while 7,442 trucks were delivered
in North America, down by 27%.
On a 12-month rolling basis, order intake was 5% below the same period
last year, of which North America was -28% and Europe was up 2%.
Total Volvo Group
Deliveries by market area:
Units Invoiced    Year-to-           Change
                    Date
Volvo Group           2002     2001         
Europe              20,821   27,517     -24%
    Western         19,341   25,883     -25%
Europe
    Eastern          1,480    1,634      -9%
Europe
North America        7,442   10,150     -27%
South America        1,163    1,283      -9%
Asia                 1,718    1,132      52%
Other markets        2,178    2,057       6%
Total Volvo Group   33,322   42,139     -21%
Mack Trucks
Deliveries by market area:
Units Invoiced     Year-to-Date       Change
Mack Trucks                2002  2001        
North America             4,555 6,564    -31%
South America               181   189     -4%
Asia                          2          n.a.
Other markets               256   180     42%
Total Mack Trucks         4,994 6,933    -28%
Renault Trucks
Deliveries by market area:
Units Invoiced        Year-to-             Change
                        Date
Renault Trucks            2002      2001          
Europe                  14,029    15,574      -10%
    Western Europe      13,274    14,889      -11%
    Eastern Europe         755       685       10%
Asia                        82       138      -41%
Other markets            1,214     1,373      -12%
Total Renault Trucks    15,325    17,085      -10%
Volvo Trucks
Deliveries by market area:
Units Invoiced        Year-to-             Change
                        Date
Volvo Trucks              2002      2001          
Europe                   6,792    11,943      -43%
    Western Europe       6,067    10,994      -45%
    Eastern Europe         725       949      -24%
North America            2,887     3,586      -19%
South America              982     1,094      -10%
Asia                     1,634       994       64%
Other markets              708       504       40%
Total Volvo Trucks      13,003    18,121      -28%
April 22, 2002
For further information, please contact:
Bernard Lancelot, Renault Trucks, +33 4 72 96 27 59
Bob Martin, Mack Trucks, Inc. +1 (610) 709-2670
Claes Claeson, Volvo Truck Corporation, +46 31 66 39 08,  0708-36 39 08
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