SAO PAULO -- AB Volvo may build medium-size trucks, from 9 tons to 16 tons, in Brazil at its factory in Curitiba, Parana, says Peter Karlsten, president of Volvo in Brazil. The company currently has a 28% market in heavy trucks. "This is a very interesting market, which sells nearly 25,000 units per year, but is also very competitive,” Karlsten says. Volvo currently produces medium-size trucks in Europe, expanding its share there after buying Renault SA’s truck division. Karlsten ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.