UPDATE 2-Weak U.S. demand weighs on Volvo truck shipments

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(Adds analyst comment, share price) By Niklas Pollard and Johannes Hellstrom STOCKHOLM, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Truck shipments by Volvo , the world's second-biggest truck maker, fell 4 percent in January through July as the acquisition of Nissan Diesel partly offset lingering U.S. woes, the company said. Volvo delivered 124,370 trucks in the period, down from 129,654 units a year earlier, it said in a statement. This would mean a 20 percent rise in shipments in the month of July alone, ...

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