Volvo Delays Q1 Report

AB Volvo has that said it is postponing publication of its First Quarter results as it deems fit to publish the results on the same day as its almost-completed acquisition - Nissan Diesel - which will release its year-end report on May 11.

Volvo Boasts 2006 Russian Sales by 83 per cent.

Volvo increased its Russian sales by 83 per cent, to record figures of 2,436 units during 2006. The Russian Federation is now the largest buyer of Volvo products in the fast-growing Central and Eastern European region, with Poland in second place with 2,079 unit sales of Volvo trucks in 2006, ranks second. With the addition of second hand vehicles exported from Europe, the company's Russian distributor - ZAO Volvo Vostok - estimates that there are now 30,000 Volvo trucks registered within the country.