Volvo says December sales rose by 6%

Lex Kerssemakers

The popular car manufacturer Volvo enjoys a robust growth in demand for its products. It has reported very positive results as of end-2020. Sales grew by 6% in December, marking a continued sharp recovery from the Covid-19 related lows earlier in 2020 in the beginning of the pandemic.

The company which is controlled by China’s Geely Holding, said sales in the second half were the strongest in its history, while full-year sales dropped 6,2% to 661,713 cars, Reuters reported.

“We had a great second half of the year after a tough start, gaining market share in all our main sales regions,” Volvo’s head of Global Commercial Operations, Lex Kerssemakers, said in a statement.“We aim to build on this positive trend in 2021 as we continue to roll out new electrified Volvos and expand our online business.”

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