Volvo scores worldwide
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• Volvo Truck Corporation boosted its share of the world heavy truck market to more than nine per cent in 1985 and increased its revenue on vehicle sales from SK15,219M (£1,409 million) to SK16,642M (£1,540 million).
Despite suffering from delivery problems with its FL models, it sold 41,500 Volvo and White/Autocar models compared with record sales of 42,200 vehicles in 1984.
Volvo improved its share of the West European heavy truck market by two per cent to 14.5 per cent last year. Its share of the British and Swedish truck markets, were down slightly.